Publications (MigVaSo)


Claudiu Tufiş. 2012. Learning Democracy and Market Economy in Post-Communist Romania, Iaşi: Institutul European Press.

Marian Vasile. (2014). Introducere în SPSS pentru cercetarea socială și de piață, [Introduction to SPSS for social and market research], Iași:Polirom

Papers in peer-reviewed journals

Malina Voicu, Bogdan Voicu. (2016). „Civic Participation and Gender Beliefs: An Analysis of 46 Countries.“ Sociologický časopis / Czech Sociological Review 52 (3): 321-346

Bogdan Voicu, Balazs Telegyi. (2016) Dynamics of Social Values: 1990–2012, Acta Universitatis Sapientiae, Social Analyses, 6(1): 7−30.

Horațiu Rusu. 2016. Solidarity with the elderly in Romania, accepted for publication in Revista de Cercetare si Intervenție Socială.

Bogdan Voicu, Claudiu D. Tufiș. 2015. Migrating trust. Contextual determinants of international migrants’ confidence in political institutions, European Political Science Review. Available on CJO 2015 doi:10.1017/S1755773915000417. 

Mircea Comşa. (2015) Turnout decline in Romanian national elections: Is it that big?, Studia Universitatis Babeş-Bolyai. Sociologia 60(2): 59-83

Mircea Comșa, Andrei Gheorghiță. 2015. ‘Many’, ‘half’ or ‘one out of two’? Assessing the effectiveness of counter-biasing techniques in reducing self-reported turnout, Revista de Cercetare și Intervenție Socială

Alexandra Deliu. 2015. Community Frames of Migration. The Path from Seaca to Spain, Social Change Review 13(1): 29-54.

Bogdan Voicu. 2014. Priming Effects in Measuring Life Satisfaction, Social Indicators Research. 124(3):993-1013.

Claudiu D. Tufiș. 2014. The Geography of Support for Democracy in Europe, Studia Politica XIV(2): 165-184.

Bogdan Voicu. 2014. Immigrants and social trust: Mind the cultural gap?, Studia Politica XIV(2): 201-220.

Bogdan Voicu, Ionela Vlase. 2014. High-Skilled Immigrants and Social Integration in Times of Crisis. A Cross-European Analysis, International Journal of Intercultural Relations 42: 25-37.

Horațiu Rusu & Andrei Gheorghiță. 2014. Transnational Solidarity and Public Support for the EU Enlargement, Sociologia - Slovak Sociological Review 46(3): 261-282. [Impact Factor, 2012: 0.240]

Bogdan Voicu & Mircea Comşa. 2014. Immigrants’ Participation in Voting: Exposure, Resilience, and Transferability.Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 40(10): 1572-1592. [Impact Factor, 2012: 1.085]

Bogdan Voicu, Marian Vasile. 2014. Do “Cultures of Life Satisfaction” Travel? A Cross-European Study of Immigrants, Current Sociology 62(1): 81-99. [Impact Factor, 2012: 0.741]

Marian Vasile. 2013. Sănătate percepută, calitatea serviciilor publice de sănătate și satisfacția față de viață [Perceived health, the quality of public health services and life satisfaction], Calitatea Vieţii 4-2013: 402-422.

Bogdan Voicu. 2013. A Cross-Country Comparisons of Student Achievement: the Role of Social Values. International Journal of Sociology of Education, 2(3), 221-249. doi: 10.4471/rise.2013.32

Ionela Vlase, Malina Voicu. 2013. Romanian Roma Migration: The interplay between structures and agency. Ethnic and Racial Studies, [JRC Impact factor (2012): 1.169]

Bogdan Voicu, Monica Şerban, Alexandra Deliu, Elena Tudor. 2013. Acquiescence effects in measuring attitudes towards immigrants: The case of Romania. Calitatea Vieţii 3/2013: 311-340.

Bogdan Voicu. 2014. Participative Immigrants or Participative Cultures? The Importance of Cultural Heritage in Determining Involvement in Associations, VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, 25(3):612-635 [JCR Impact factor (2012): 0.881]

Bogdan Voicu, Monica Şerban. 2012. Immigrant participation in voluntary associations across Europe, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 38(10): 1569-1587. [JCR impact factor (2012): 1.085].

Andreea Constantin. 2012. Gender beliefs measurements. How a slightly different wording ofthe same question changes the story, Social Change Review, 10(1):37-46. 

Bogdan Voicu. 2012. Measuring Child-Rearing Values in the EVS and WVS. A Research Note, Social Change Review, 10(1): 47-70.

Horațiu Rusu. 2012. Measuring Social Solidarity. Some Research Notes, Social Change Review, 10(1): 71-90.

Mălina Voicu, Ioana Alexandra Rusu. 2012.Immigrants’ membership in civic associations: why are some immigrants moreactive than others?. International Sociology, 27(6): 788 – 806. [2012 Impact Factor: 0.732]

Book chapters

Alexandra Deliu. 2016. Religious orientation, migration and identity construction: Evidence from a contemporary Romanian rural community. In: Sideri, E. & Roupakia, L. (eds.) Religions and Migrations in the Black Sea Region, Palgrave Macmillan.

Mircea Comșa & Claudiu Tufiș. 2016. Reassessing the effect of economic conditions on support for democracy: Evidence from the 2009-2013 Romanian Election Study panel. In Mălina Voicu, Ingvill C. Mochmann, Hermann Dülmer, eds., Values, Economic Crisis and Democracy, Routledge.

Horațiu M. Rusu. 2015. Soziale Solidarität in Rumänien–über Solidaritätshandlungen în Sagebiel, J., A. Muntean și B. Sagebiel (eds.) Zivilgesellschaft und Soziale Arbeit: Herausforderungen und Perspektiven an die Arbeit im Gemeinwesen in Rumänien und Deutschland. AG SPAK Bücher, pp. 61-85.

Mălina Voicu, Claudiu Tufiş. 2013. Religion and Social Participation in Postcommunist Europe, pp. 203-217 in Joep de Hart, Paul Dekker, Loek Halman, Religion and Civil Society in Europe, Dordrecht: Springer.

Bogdan Voicu, Horațiu Rusu, Mircea Comșa. 2013. Atitudini faţă de solidaritate in România, [Attitudes towards solidarity in Romania], pp. 17-44 in Lucian Marina, ed., Ocupare şi incluziune socială [Employment and social inclusion], Cluj-Napoca: Cluj University Press.


World Values Survey Romania 2012: the database is deposited in the ASEP/JDS data archive in Madrid, to be made public in the second half of 2013 as part of the WVS2010-2012 integrated dataset. By the end of 2013, Romanian data will also be posted in the MigVaSo website.

Romanian Election Studies 2012: we have contributed to the creation of this series of datasets, to be made public in 2014.

Other academic products

There are several conference presentations and papers submitted to peer-reviewed journals. They sum up to ten different products. We will made them public after acceptance for publishing, in order to avoid affecting the peer-reviewing process. If interested, please contact us to receive a list of these papers and, eventually, draft versions.


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