The Panel Study of Income Dynamics: A User's Guide / Edition 1

The Panel Study of Income Dynamics: A User's Guide / Edition 1

by Martha S. Hill
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803942303

ISBN-13: 9780803942301

Pub. Date: 10/29/1991

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Income, employment, family composition, health and retirement - are all topics on which the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) has annually gathered information from more than 4,800 US households. Hill sets out to make this wealth of data more accessible to researchers by reviewing key analysis issues and identifying key variables for the user. Several detailed

Overview

Income, employment, family composition, health and retirement - are all topics on which the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) has annually gathered information from more than 4,800 US households. Hill sets out to make this wealth of data more accessible to researchers by reviewing key analysis issues and identifying key variables for the user. Several detailed analysis examples show how to make use of the PSID to estimate earnings regressions, changes in women's income following divorce and the correlation between parents' income and a child's adult income, as well as to create a longitudinal poverty measure.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803942301
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/29/1991
Series:
Guides to Major Social Science Data Bases Series, #2
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
108
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.26(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Study Design
Field Procedures
Data Preparation
Data Quality
Content
Data Files
Data Analysis
Getting Started

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