The project “European Data Watch Extended” (EDaWaX) was a project funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) between 2011 and 2016.

One of the main purposes of the project was to develop a software to facilitate the management of replication files for editorial offices in economics and management.

After completing the project, this software component has become the ZBW Journal Data Archive. The ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics / German National Library of Economics now offers this service for editorial offices free of charge.

Beside developing the software for the Journal Data Archive, the project conducted a lot of surveys and published the results. The project’s analyses included examinations of journal data policies, data sharing behaviour of economists and surveys on perceptions of editorial offices towards data availability policies. In addition, EDaWaX checked if services for journals to manage replication data were available among scientific infrastructure service providers in Germany and abroad.

EDaWaX was a joint project of ZBW-Leibniz Information Centre for Economics, the German Data Forum (RatSWD), the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition (MCIER) and the Research Data Centre of the Socio-Economic Panel (FDZ SOEP) at DIW Berlin.

More information:

  • Click >here< for more information on EDaWaX’s project consortium.
  • Click >here< for more information on EDaWaX’s second funding phase.
  • Click >here< for more information on EDaWaX’s first funding phase.