NLSY97

NLS Youth '97 Cohort

National Longitudinal Survey of Youth - 1997 Cohort
Short Description: 
Men and women born in the years 1980-84
Short Title: 
NLS Youth 1997
Long Name: 
National Longitudinal Survey of Youth | 1997
Investigator URL: 
https://www.nlsinfo.org/investigator/pages/search.jsp?s=NLSY97
Abbreviation: 
NLSY97
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NLSY97

Errata for NLSY97 Round 17 Release

NEWEST POSTED ERRATA

College Major Code Variables Missing in Latest NLSY97 Data Release [10/31/2017]

Addendum: Additional NLSY97 Speech & Post-Secondary Variables Available

(8/16/2016): Two additional sets of NLSY97 variables are being made available for download. These variables will be incorporated into NLS Investigator in the future. Downloaded files can be merged with other NLSY97 data using the PUBID (R0000100).

Dialect Density Measures (SPCH Variables)

Errata for NLSY97 Round 16 Release

NEWEST POSTED ERRATA

Variable Correction: Created Number of Household Members under Age 6 and under Age 18 in Round 13 (2009) [POSTED 5/8/2017]

Speech Data in the NLSY97 (YSPCH)

In round 15, speech data were collected to learn about the relationship between a worker's speech and his/her labor market success, elaborating on the pilot study carried out by Grogger (2011). There were two main steps involved: collecting audio data and converting the audio data into numerical data suitable for regression analysis.

Appendix 12: Post-Secondary Transcript Study

A. Overview

The Post-Secondary Transcript Study (PSTRAN) was led by researchers from University of Texas-Austin, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Data collection and file documentation preparation were conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago. This study was funded by a grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (1 R01 HD061551-01A2).

Calculating Design-Corrected Standard Errors for the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, 1997

Overview

Errata for NLSY97 Round 15 Release

NEWEST POSTED ERRATA:  Posted 8/20/2015

Updated Employer UIDs in the Event History Status Arrays

A discrepancy was found between the Employer UIDs in the YEMP_UID variables and the event history variables (EMP_STATUS and EMP_DUAL) for a limited number of NLSY97 respondents. The updates are listed below and will be corrected with the upcoming release.

Errata for NLSY97 Round 14 Release

Recent Corrections and Changes to the NLSY97 data

1) PUBID and INTERVIEW variables on NEWSCHOOL roster – Rounds 3 through 13

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