German Federal Employment Agency (FDZ) Data

FDZWith cooperation from the German Social Security Administration and UCLA, CCPR has established a secure data access point within the center to facilitate on-site direct remote access to the FDZ data. These data include demographic information, earnings, and employment records for the universe of German employees for close to 40 years. In addition, researchers can access several panel survey data sets on workers and firms that have been merged with the German administrative data.

For more information about the FDZ, please visit them at:

For project applications, please visit the FDZ website for instructions. Once you complete your application, please send it to Brian Roe ( or Kathleen Wrobel ( for our institution signature.

To make an appointment for on-site access at UCLA, please contact Lucy Shao at CCPR:

Phone: 310-794-7850
Email: lucy AT

Business hours: Mo-Fr, 9am to 5pm by appointment