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The Resource National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, 1979, Ohio State University. Center for Human ResourceResearch, (electronic resource)

National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, 1979, Ohio State University. Center for Human ResourceResearch, (electronic resource)

Label
National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, 1979
Title
National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, 1979
Statement of responsibility
Ohio State University. Center for Human ResourceResearch
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 (NLSY79) is one of six surveys, designed by the United States Department of Labor, comprising the National Longitudinal Survey (NLS) Series. The survey was intended to be representative of United States residents, both male and female, in 1979 who were born between the years of 1957 and 1964. The NLSY79 observes the life-course experiences of young adults that had, typically, finished their schooling and were making decisions about education and training, entering the labor market, military service, marriage, and having families. The survey was conducted annually between the years of 1979 and 1994 and then biennially thereafter. The NLSY79 addresses 13 main topics including: labor market experiences, training investments, schooling, military experience, income and assets, health conditions, substance abuse and criminal behavior, geographic residence, family background, household composition, marital and fertility histories, and childcare. Between 1979 and 2002 respondents were asked about the current labor force status, whether the respondent was employed, unemployed, or out of the labor force. Respondents who were considered to be employed were asked for information regarding their occupation, industry, benefits, job satisfaction, and number of hours worked. In addition, respondents were asked about wages, length of time with current employer, and gaps in their work history. Unemployed respondents were asked about their job search behavior and plans to seek employment. Respondents were asked a series of questions relating to training investments. The NLSY79 collected data on the types of non-government-sponsored vocational training programs in which the respondent participated. Specifically, respondents were asked about dates of training received, form of payment for the training, whether certification or a license was ob... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR04683
Member of
Additional physical form
Also available as downloadable files.
Cataloging source
ICPSR
Characteristic
combination
Date time place
Start: 1979; and end: 2002
Geographic coverage
United States.
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
Series statement
  • ICPSR
  • National Longitudinal Surveys NLS Series
Series volume
  • 4683
  • 4683
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Attitudes
  • Demographic characteristics
  • Economic indicators
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Family background
  • Health
  • Health insurance
  • Household composition
  • Income
  • Job satisfaction
  • Job search
  • Labor (work)
  • Labor force
  • Labor markets
  • Military service
  • Occupations
  • Personal finances
  • Reproductive history
  • Secondary education
  • Substance abuse
  • Time utilization
  • Unemployment
  • Vocational training
  • Wages and salaries
  • Work experience
  • Working hours
  • Young adults
  • Youth
Target audience
specialized
Label
National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, 1979, Ohio State University. Center for Human ResourceResearch, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2008-01-04
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: 1979; Part 2: 1980; Part 3: 1981; Part 4: 1982; Part 5: 1983; Part 6: 1984; Part 7: 1985; Part 8: 1986; Part 9: 1987; Part 10: 1988; Part 11: 1989; Part 12: 1990; Part 13: 1991; Part 14: 1992; Part 15: 1993; Part 16: 1994; Part 17: 1996; Part 18: 1998; Part 19: 2000; Part 20: 2002
Control code
MIU01000000000000005642084
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
The terms of use for this study can be found at http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/ICPSR/TERMS/04683.xml AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)190871848
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR04683
  • (OCoLC)ocn190871848
  • (OCoLC)190871848
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR04683
  • (OCoLC)ocn190871848
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
20 data files + machine-readable documentation (PDF) + SAS setup files + SPSS setup files + Stata setup files.
Label
National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, 1979, Ohio State University. Center for Human ResourceResearch, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2008-01-04
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: 1979; Part 2: 1980; Part 3: 1981; Part 4: 1982; Part 5: 1983; Part 6: 1984; Part 7: 1985; Part 8: 1986; Part 9: 1987; Part 10: 1988; Part 11: 1989; Part 12: 1990; Part 13: 1991; Part 14: 1992; Part 15: 1993; Part 16: 1994; Part 17: 1996; Part 18: 1998; Part 19: 2000; Part 20: 2002
Control code
MIU01000000000000005642084
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
The terms of use for this study can be found at http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/ICPSR/TERMS/04683.xml AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)190871848
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR04683
  • (OCoLC)ocn190871848
  • (OCoLC)190871848
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR04683
  • (OCoLC)ocn190871848
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
20 data files + machine-readable documentation (PDF) + SAS setup files + SPSS setup files + Stata setup files.

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