Consortium of Household Panels for European Socioeconomic Research (CHER) (2000 - 2003)

The main work of the consortium was to create the comparative micro database of CHER, which contains comparable variables transformed according to a common plan and was built by using standardized international classifications where available. 
Information in these files are available 
(a) for households and individuals on the micro level, 
(b) for single years and 
(c) as longitudinal information, all of them linked to macro and institutional data. 

TÁRKI was responsible for harmonizing and integrating Hungarian Household Panel to CHER comparative longitudinal database. We also prepared analyses that was published in CHER working paper series.

Gábos, A. and Szivós, P. 2003. "Poverty dynamics among families with children in Europe." CHER Working paper 10, CEPS/INSTEAD, Differdange, G.-D. Luxembourg. Download it here.

Coordinator: CEPS / INSTEAD, Luxembourg. Centre d'Etudes de Populations, de Pauvreté et de Politiques Socio-Economiques /International Networks for Studies in Technology, Environment, Alternatives, Development.


DIW Berlin, Germany
ISER Essex University, UK
Institut du Longitudinal, LASMAS, Caen (France)
CEIS Rome, Italy
Department of Economics, Universidad Carlos III (Madrid)
University of Warsaw, Dept. of Economics, Poland
WORC/TISSER at KUB University, Tilburg, Netherlands
UIA Antwerp, Belgium
EKKE Athens, Greece
The Swiss Household Panel (SHP)

The project was funded by the Fifth Framework Programme of the European Union within the Key Action “Improving the socio-economic knowledge base” Contract no: HPSE-CT-1999-00037 

More on the project here