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Employment coding in the SIPP

The US Census Bureau's survey of income and program participation (SIPP) has, among others, the following variables: epdtbhn: Paid job during the reference period <...
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Why is the current WDI missing CPI data for some countries (including the UK and China)?

I'm downloading data on inflation in different countries, and using the World Bank's World Development Indicators (WDI). Specifically, the Consumer Price Index series (CPI). (http://data.worldbank.org/...
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How to predict income n years after graduation using income dataset with age, but not graduation year?

I'm trying to predict the income of graduates of certain Master's programs n years after graduation, using the American Community Survey individual level dataset to calibrate my equation. It gives me ...
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Some issues with HRS (Health and Retirement Study) data

I am using the 1992 HRS (Health and Retirement Study) dataset. The codebook is available at http://hrsonline.isr.umich.edu/modules/meta/1992/core/codebook/14_h1.htm I am trying to construct the share ...
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Analyse the data of two responses while having two different scales

I am working on data analysis these days and stuck on analysis when I have to compare the two kinds of responses. First, I have data on the self assessment, I have asked students to rate them on a ...
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Computing net worth from US Survey of Consumer Finances microdata

The US Federal Reserve's Survey of Consumer Finances microdata includes components of net worth, but not the measure itself. The codebook for the 2016 SCF (latest) states: Summary variables (e.g., ...