***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Hi Chris maybe the World Values Survey is worthwhile to check out: http://www.worldvaluessurvey.org/wvs.jsp best Maurice ________________________________________________ Maurice Vergeer To contact me, see http://mauricevergeer.nl/node/5 To see my publications, see http://mauricevergeer.nl/node/1 ________________________________________________ On Thu, Nov 6, 2014 at 11:03 AM, Chris Thoung <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > ***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** > > As part of a research project, I am interested in comparing how social > connections between people within a country differ around the world. I am > looking for data from a relatively recent year, that ideally would also be > longitudinal, in order to compare across countries through time (although I > would settle for snapshot). > > > > I am mainly interested in networks that help an individual achieve an end > goal (either for social or economic benefit), that for example might share > information, opportunity, or access to particular resources. > > > > The sort of data that would be of use to us might include: > > - The number of people participating in a particular kind of social > network (whether online or otherwise), or having access to 'useful' > information, opportunities or resources > - The average number of connections of people in that country (within > whatever network they are part of) > - Demographic data that shows how network participation and access to > information, opportunity or resource varies by different kinds of groups > (e.g. gender, age, ethnicity) > > > > I realise the request is somewhat broad, but I would be grateful for any > suggestions you think might fit the ask. > > > > Many thanks in advance. > Chris Thoung, RSA > > [log in to unmask] > > The RSA combines thought leadership with social innovation to further > human progress. Building on our 250 year history as a beacon for > enlightenment values, we undertake influential and varied research projects > and host the UK’s most ambitious free lecture series. Our work is supported > by 27,000 Fellows, an international network of influencers and innovators > from every field and background. > > To find out more, you can: > Visit our website - http://www.theRSA.org > Follow us on Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/theRSAorg > Become our fan on Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/theRSAorg > > Registered as a charity in England and Wales no. 212424 and in Scotland > no. SC037784 > > View our standard legal disclaimer - > http://www.thersa.org/email-disclaimer > > Please consider the environment before printing this email. > _____________________________________________________________________ > SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social > network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email > message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET > in the body of the message. -- _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.