Scientists from the fields of sociology, social sciences, and related fields convene for the World Congress in order to exchange views on the latest developments concerning sociology. The program is versatile. Among other things, latest findings from the fields of family, environmental, and political sociology, as well as methods of empirical social research are being presented. The nuclear catastrophe that took place in Fukushima in 2011 and its consequences will be an important item on the agenda.
At the conference, Sabine Zinn presents a statistical method for modeling wrong and missing data concerning income data gathered in interviews (title of presentation: “A Multiple Imputation Approach to Address the Problem of Nonignorable Nonresponse and Misreporting Patterns in Income Data”).