Tutorials

National Longitudinal Survey of Youth - 1997 Cohort

Tutorials

The following tutorials are available to guide you on how to approach NLSY79 research projects, search for and extract data, and then program with NLS data:

Variable Search Using the NLS Investigator

Constructing Comparable Samples Across the NLSY79 and NLSY97 (Example: Constructing work status at age 20 for both samples)

Linking NLSY79 Mothers and Their Children. This tutorial explains how to use ID variables to link data on mothers in the NLSY79 cohort and children in the NLSY79 Child/Young Adult dataset.

Click here for a list of all NLS tutorials.