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Prof. Dr. Michael Wagner - Research Projects

  • 100 Years of Sociology in Cologne (100 Jahre Kölner Soziologie), funded by the Fritz Thyssen Foundation, 2016
  • Quality of Life and Subjective Well-Being of the Very Old in NRW (Representative Survey NRW80+) (Lebensqualität und Wohlbefinden hochaltriger Menschen in NRW (Repräsentativbefragung NRW80+)), 2016 - 2018
  • Quality of Life and Subjective Well-Being of the Very Old in NRW (Feasibility Study) (Lebensqualität und subjektives Wohlbefinden hochaltriger Menschen in NRW (Machbarkeitsstudie)), funded by the UoC Forum, 2015 - 2017
  • Partner Relationships, Residential Relocations and Housing in the Life Course (PartnerLife) (in cooperation with Prof. C. Mulder, University of Groningen und Dr. H. Kulu, University of Liverpool), funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), 2014 - 2018
  • The situation of older people in North Rhine-Westphalia - NRW-specific evaluation of the German Ageing Survey (Lebenssituation älterer Menschen in Nordrhein-Westfalen – NRW-spezifische Auswertung des Deutschen Alterssurvey), funded by the Ministry for Health, Equalities, Care and Ageing of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (MGEPA NRW), 2012 - 2013
  • Importance of the first marriage and its timing on parenthood decisions and childlessness in comparison between Germans and Turks living in Germany (Bedeutung der ersten Eheschließung und ihres Timings auf Elternschaftsentscheidungen bzw. Kinderlosigkeit im Vergleich zwischen Deutschen und in Deutschland lebenden Türken), funded by the Federal Ministry of the Interior (BMI), 2011
  • Social integration and social networks in collaborative housing communities in North Rhine- Westphalia (Soziale Integration und soziale Netzwerke in gemeinschaftlichen Wohnprojekten in Nordrhein-Westfalen), funded by the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung, 2010
  • Spatial mobility in a knowledge-based society. The example of North Rhine-Westphalia (Räumliche Mobilität in der Wissensgesellschaft. Das Beispiel Nordrhein-Westfalen), funded by the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung, 2007
  • Social Networks of Students with School Achievement and Conduct Behaviour Problems (Soziale Netzwerke von leistungsschwachen und auffälligen Schülern), funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), 2006 - 2008
  • Prevalence and Causes of the Cancellation of Classes at Schools in Cologne (Ausmaß und Ursachen des Unterrichtsausfalls an Kölner Schulen), funded by the Centre for Empirical Research in the Economic and Social Sciences of the University of Cologne, 2006
  • Geographical Mobility between Cities and their Hinterland in North Rhine-Westphalia (Stadt-Umland-Wanderungen in Nordrhein-Westfalen), funded by the Centre for Empirical Research in the Economic and Social Sciences of the University of Cologne, 2005
  • Conflicts, Communication and the Stability of Partnerships (Paarkonflikte, Kommunikation und die Stabilität von Partnerschaften), funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), 2004 - 2008
    Success Factors of Fund Managers (Erfolgsfaktoren von Fondsmanagern), funded by the Centre for Empirical Research in the Economic and Social Sciences of the University of Cologne, 2004 - 2005
  • School Absenteeism at Hauptschulen in Cologne (Schulabsentismus an Kölner Hauptschulen), sponsored by the Education Authority of the City of Cologne (Schulamt Köln), 2003 - 2005
  • Prevalence and Determinants of Truancy in Cologne (Verbreitung und Determinanten der Schulverweigerung in Köln), funded by the GEW Foundation Cologne (GEW Stiftung Köln), 2002 - 2006
  • Meta-Analysis in Divorce Research (Meta-Analyse in der Scheidungsforschung), funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), 2000 - 2002