|University of Mannheim|
entrance B, room 223
Phone: +49 (0) 621 181-2068
Office hours: by appointment
|HWS 2019/20||Empirisches Forschungspraktikum II||Portal2||ILIAS|
Online Panels, Big Data, Political Participation, Social Exclusion
Graduated in 2010 from the University of Bucharest with a MA in Social Research Methods and from KU Leuven in 2016 with a MSc in Statistics, with a thesis on analyzing concentrated social exclusion using multilevel modeling. Employed since 2010, including collaborations with several public, private and third sector research institutions in Romania as a quantitative researcher, overseeing several personal, telephone or web surveys, with a focus on sampling, data processing and data analysis, dealing with topics ranging from labour market inclusion to education and political culture. Since August 2016 teaching and research assistant at the Professorship for Statistics and Methodology at the University of Mannheim, currently online panel surveys.
Plaesu, A. (ed.), Dalu, A-M., & Achimescu, V. (2015). Discrimination – A Risk Factor for the Social Inclusion of NEETs [Discriminarea - factor de risc in incluziunea sociala a tinerilor NEET]. Bucharest: Editura Pro Universitaria
Achimescu, V. (2013). The Attitude of Graduates Towards Sociology as a Profession [Raportarea absolventilor la profesia de sociolog]. In Lambru, M. (Ed.), Sociologist on the Labour Market [Sociolog pe piata muncii] (pp. 161-175). Bucharest: Institutul European. ISBN 978-973-611-861-6
Stanescu, I., & Achimescu, V. (2012). The Design of a Nationwide Sample for Romanian Youths Living in Rural Areas: A Multiple Solution Problem. Journal of Community Positive Practices, (3), 380-402.