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PEN Technical Guidelines

PEN Technical Guidelines, version 4, including code list

The PEN Technical Guidelines accompanies the PEN questionnaire. The second version (March 2006) was thoroughly updated and expanded to include a detailed section by section guidelines to the questionnaire. The third and fourth version has a number of clarifications and additions, reflecting the experience gained from the PEN fieldwork.

  1. The PEN guidelines, version 4 - May 2007 (Word format, zipped). available here

  2. A Spanish translation of the guidelines version 4 is available here .

  3. Code list, version 7.1 - April 2009 (Word format, zipped), available here

The guidelines will be updated regularly, and comments and suggestions for improvements are welcome. Send to:

Arild Angelsen
PEN coordinator
Email: arild.angelsen@umb.no