Research Committees

RC55 Social Indicators

Established as Working Group in 1988; as Research Committee in 2008


The Research Committee on Social Indicators is a Research Committee within the International Sociological Association, and fully susbscribes to the principles and the spirit of the Association.

Board 2014-2018

President Ming-Chang TSAI, Academia Sinica, Taiwan,
Vice-President Robert BIJL, Social Research, Netherlands
Secretary Christian SUTER, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland,
Newsletter Editor Kenneth LAND, USA,
Board Members Filomena MAGGINO, Universita degli Studi Firenze, Italy
Krishna MAZUMDAR, India
Heinz-Herbert NOLL, GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Germany
Mariano ROJAS, FLACSO, Mexico
Ruut VEENHOVEN, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands


SINET, Social Indicators Networks News, a quarterly newsletter.
Editor: Kenneth LAND, Duke University, USA,


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