Prof. Joseph Sakshaug, Ph.D.

Project: A8, Z1

Associated Researcher

University of Mannheim
B6, 30-32 Room 323
D-68131 Mannheim

Tel.: +49 (0) 621-181-2389
E-Mail: joesaks<at>


Joseph Sakshaug is Distinguished Researcher, Deputy Head of Research, and Head of the Data Collection and Data Integration Unit in the Statistical Methods Research Department at the Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Nuremberg. He is also University Professor of Statistics at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, and Honorary Full Professor in the School of Social Sciences at the University of Mannheim. Previously, he was Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) in Social Statistics at the University of Manchester, UK, and Assistant (Junior) Professor in Statistics and Methodology at the University of Mannheim. He also holds the position of Adjunct Research Assistant Professor in the Survey Research Center at the University of Michigan and Faculty Member in the International Program in Survey and Data Science. His research focuses on data quality issues in complex surveys (e.g. nonresponse and measurement error), the integration of multiple data sources, and empirical research methods. He is an Associate Member of the A8 Project, "Evaluating data sources for research into political reforms: (Non)probability online surveys and Big Data" and the Z1 Project, "Data Center". 

PhD in Survey Methodology (University of Michigan-Ann Arbor)
MSc in Survey Methodology (University of Michigan-Ann Arbor)
BA in Mathematics (University of Washington-Seattle)