Fischer, M.M., Kroh, M., De Vries, L., Kasprowski, D., Kuehne, S., Richter, D. & Zindel, Z. (2021). Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Research Meets Household Panel Surveys: Research Potentials of the German Socio-Economic Panel and Its Boost Sample of SGM Households. European Sociological Review. Full text here.

Buspavanich P., Lech S., Lermer E., Fischer M.M., Berger M., Vilsmaier T., et al. (2021) Well-being during COVID-19 pandemic: A comparison of individuals with minoritized sexual and gender identities and cis-heterosexual individuals. PLoS ONE, 16(6): e0252356. Full text here. [Replication files follow].

Fischer M. M. (2021). Social Exclusion and Resilience: Examining social network stratification among people in same-sex and different-sex relationships. Social Forces, 100(3), 1284–1306. Full text here. Replication files here.

Kasprowski, D., Fischer, M.M., Chen, X., De Vries, L., Kroh, M., Kuehne, S., Richter, D. & Zindel, Z. (2020). LGBTQI* people in Germany face staggering health disparities. DIW Weekly Report 06/2021, pp. 80-88. Berlin, Germany: German Institute for Economic Research. Full text here. German version here.

De Vries, L., Fischer, M.M., Kasprowski, D., Kroh, M., Kuehne, S., Richter, D. & Zindel, Z. (2020). LGBTQI* people on the labor market: Highly educated, frequently discriminated against. DIW Weekly Report 36/2020. Berlin, Germany: German Institute for Economic Research. Full text here. German version here.

Fischer, M. M. & Kalmijn, M. (2019) Do adult men and women in same-sex relationships have weaker ties to their parents? Journal of Family Psychology (advance online publication). Full text here. Replication files here.

Fischer, M. M., Kalmijn, M. & Steinmetz, S. (2019). The social integration of lesbians, gay men and bisexuals: Exploring the role of the municipal context. Social Science Research, 84. Full text here.

Steinmetz, S., & Fischer, M. M. (2019). Surveying LGB couples in a probabilistic way – An example from The Netherlands. Journal of Official Statistics, 35 (4), 753-776. Full text here.

Fischer, M.M. (2018). Free to live their lives as they wwish? The social well-being gap between persons in same-sex and mixed-sex relationships in Europe [Doctoral dissertation]. University of Amsterdam: The Netherlands. ISBN 978-94-92679-72-7. Full text here.

Fischer, M.M., Kalmijn, M. & Steinmetz, S. (2016). Does tolerance matter? A study of same-sex unions and well-being in nine European countries. European Societies, 18(5), 514-534. Full text here.

Fischer, M.M. (2016). Identifying same-sex couples in cross-national survey data: A comparison of same-sex couples’ demographic and socio-economic traits in six European countries. In R. Meuleman, G. Kraaykamp & M. Wittenberg (Eds.), Nederland In Context: Verschillen en Overeenkomsten (pp. 50-79). Den Haag: DANS. Full text here.

Elffers, L., Van de Werfhorst, H. & Fischer, M.M. (2015). Effects of reducing the period of mixed ability grouping in secondary education on cognitive, civic and motivational outcomes: A quasi-experimental case study. Pedagogische Studien, 92(6), 413-433. Full text here.



Richter, D., Kasprowski, D. & Fischer M.M. (2021). Pretest eines Fragenmoduls zu subjektiven Diskriminierungserfahrungen in der SOEP-Innovationsstichprobe 2020.  SOEP Survey papers 1077: Series B. Berlin: DIW/SOEP. Full text here.

Vries, L. De, Fischer, M. M., Kroh, M., Kühne, S., & Richter, D. (2021). Design, nonresponse, and weighting in the 2019 Sample Q (Queer) of the Socio-Economic Panel. SOEP Survey Paper 940/v36. Berlin: DIW.  Full text here.

Bates, N., Steinmetz, S. & Fischer, M. M. (2019). Preface to Special Issue Measuring LGBT Populations. Official Statistics, 35(4), 699-707. Full text here.

Fischer, M. M. & Steinmetz, S. (2018). Designing a sampling frame for same-sex couples and families: The Unions in Context (UNICON) Study. In SAGE Research Methods Cases, 2018. Full text here. 

Fischer, M. M., Kalmijn, M. & Steinmetz, S. (2017). Design, content and questionnaire of The UNICON Study: Lesbian, gay and heterosexual couples and families in the Netherlands. Research report. University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Full text here.