The Finnish SHARE data is now published and invites all reserachers for an expedition.

Dive into the world of SHARE data with our one-day workshop packed with essential SHARE info and hands-on sessions - free of charge! The SHARE team will familiarize you the basics of they survey and provide you with useful tools to get you started with your own SHARE research.

Where & When?

University of Helsinki Alexandria  K131Fabianinkatu 28, HelsinkiJune 4th, 20199am to 4pm
University of JyväskyläAgora  B112.1 (Africa)Mattilanniemi 2, JyväskyläJune 5th, 20199am to 4pm


Both computer labs have Stata installed on its devices but you may also bring your own laptop.


Familiarity with quantitative research. Basic knowledge of Stata is preferred but not a necessity.

Sign up

1. Send an email to miika.maki (at) and indicate whether you are coming to Jyväskylä or Helsinki
2. Apply for data access (Prerequisite for the hands-on sessions)
3. Wait for a confirmation as there is limited availability.

Preliminary schedule

9.00-9.15           Welcome and introduction
9.15-9.45           General introduction to SHARE
9.45-10.00        Access and documentation
10.00-10.30      Special datasets


10.45-11.00      Introduction to easySHARE
11.00-12.00      Hands-on session: easySHARE


13.00-13.30      Structure of SHARE data
13.30-14.30      Hands-on session: generating a panel dataset


14.45-15.15      Introduction to SHARELIFE
15.15-15.45      Hands-on session: SHARELIFE
15.45-16.00      Q&A  and Wrap up

Event is organized by SHARE Finland. Main instructor will be Fabio Franzese from SHARE central. The workshop will be held in English.

Also have a look at the ABC for SHARE researchers (In Finnish)