CURRICULUM VITAE

REIN MURAKAS

Address:
Department of Sociology

University of Tartu

Box No. 8

Post Office

Tartu EE50410

Estonia

PHONE:   37-27-375925
FAX:     37-27-375900
Birthdate and Place:
March 5, 1961

Rakvere, Estonia
Education:

Tartu University, Faculty of Economics, Speciality Economical Cybernetics

1979-1984

Tartu University, Postgraduate Studies, Sociology 1986-1989
 
 

Main Positions:

1992-Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Tartu University

1984-Engineer and Researcher, Department of Sociology, Tartu University

Main Empirical Experience:

Paths of a Generation in the Soviet Union:

Longitudinal study started 1983-1985 from representative samples of 

secondary school graduates in 16 regions of USSR, 60,000 respondents;

Second wave in 1988-1991, 16 regions 40,000 respondents;

Third wave in 1992-1994, 13 regions in 6 countries;



Estonian Students in the Changing Society: Study of Estonian University Students, 1400 respondents, 1990;

Secondary School Students in the Conditions of the Transition to a  Market



Economy: 1900 respondents, 1992;

Young Professionals, Estonian University Graduates of 1992, in the Labor Market: 900 respondents, 1994.

Research and Teaching Interest:
Methodology of sociology 

Using computers in sociological research 

Statistical methods in sociology

Material conditions of youth

Youth problems

Main Publications:
"Yliopilaste sissetulekud" (in Estonian, Income of the Students). 

In Kenkmann, P. (ed.), Yliopilane 1990. Eesti yliopilaskonna sotsioloogiline

iseloomustus. (Student 1990: Sociological Characterization of Estonian Students).

Tartu: Tartu University Press, 1992.



"Vanematekodu aineline olukord" (in Estonian, Material Situation of Students' Parental Home) 

In Eesti noored 92 : aruanne EV Kultuuri- ja Haridusministeeriumile

(Estonian Youth 1992: Report to Ministry of

Culture and Education). Tartu 1992.

Rein Murakas rmurakas@ut.ee