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AStA Wirtschafts- und Sozialstatistisches Archiv

AStA Wirtschafts- und Sozialstatistisches Archiv

Eine Zeitschrift der Deutschen Statistischen Gesellschaft

Editor: Ralf Münnich

ISSN: 1863-8155 (print version)
ISSN: 1863-8163 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11943



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  • Aims and Scope

    Aims and Scope


    Das Wirtschafts- und Sozialstatistische Archiv ist eine Zeitschrift der Deutschen Statistischen Gesellschaft. Sie versteht sich als zentrales deutschsprachiges Organ für die Publikation wirtschafts- und sozialstatistischer Arbeiten. Diese behandeln substantielle Fragestellungen der Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften mit einer Methodik, die Konzepte der klassischen Wirtschaftsstatistik mit modernen mathematisch geprägten statistischen Ansätzen verbindet. Publiziert werden methodisch fundierte, problem-orientierte Arbeiten. Im Vordergrund stehen Themen, die für eine breitere wissenschaftliche und auch außerwissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeit von Interesse sind.

    Nicht das mathematische Niveau ist für die Qualität einer Arbeit ausschlaggebend, sondern Originalität, substanzwissenschaftlicher Erkenntnisgewinn sowie die ökonomische oder gesellschaftswissenschaftliche Relevanz. Dies setzt nicht zwingend einen hohen Grad mathematischer Abstraktion voraus. Andererseits kann eine konkrete praktische Fragestellung schnell auf ein vergleichsweise hohes mathematisches Niveau führen. Besonderer Wert wird auf die Lesbarkeit der publizierten Beiträge gelegt.

    Das Wirtschafts- und Sozialstatistische Archiv will die Lücke schließen zwischen der Vielzahl rein methodisch orientierter meist englischsprachiger statistischer Fachzeitschriften und der allgemeinen deutschsprachigen Presse, insbesondere der Wirtschaftspresse. Publiziert werden Aufsätze,

    • die statistische Probleme aus dem Bereich von Volks- und Betriebswirtschaftslehre, insbesondere der Finanzwirtschaft, sowie aus dem Bereich der Sozialwissenschaften behandeln, 
    • die wissenschaftliche Analysen von wirtschafts-, sozial- und bevölkerungsstatistischen Problemen liefern, 
    • in denen politische, institutionelle oder organisatorische Aspekte oder Qualitätsstandards der öffentlichen Statistik erörtert werden,
    • in denen die Rolle der Statistik in der Gesellschaft thematisiert wird,
    • welche die Beziehungen zwischen Produzenten, Nutzern und Auskunft-gebenden einer Statistik untersuchen,
    • die ethische Fragen der Statistik sowie Probleme des Datenschutzes behandeln, 
    • in denen Fragen diskutiert werden, welche den Berufsstand der Statistiker betreffen, insbesondere solche der statistischen Ausbildung, 
    • die einen Überblick bieten über den Forschungsstand in Teilgebieten der Statistik, 
    • die offene Fragen der statistisch-methodischen Forschung aufwerfen.

    Ziel des Wirtschafts- und Sozialstatistischen Archivs ist es, ein wissenschaftliches Forum zu schaffen, das der gewachsenen gesellschaftlichen und politischen Bedeutung der Statistik angemessen Ausdruck verleiht.

    Offiziell zitiert als: AStA Wirtsch Sozialstat Arch

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