The NLSY79

The NLSY79 is a nationally representative sample of 12,686 young men and women who were 14-22 years old when they were first surveyed in 1979. These individuals were interviewed annually through 1994 and are currently interviewed on a biennial basis. [More]

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NLSY79 Press Releases

  • July 25, 2012: Number of Jobs Held, Labor Market Activity, and Earnings Growth Among the Youngest Baby Boomers: Results from a Longitudinal Survey [NLSY79 Round 24] (HTML) (PDF) (Supplemental Tables)
  • September 10, 2010: Number of Jobs Held, Labor Market Activity, and Earnings Growth Among the Youngest Baby Boomers: Results from a Longitudinal Survey [NLSY79 Round 23] (HTML) (PDF) (Supplemental Tables)
  • June 27, 2008: Number of Jobs Held, Labor Market Activity, and Earnings Growth Among the Youngest Baby Boomers: Results from a Longitudinal Survey [NLSY79 Round 22] (TXT) (PDF) (Supplemental Tables about number of jobs and unemployment spells)
  • August 25, 2006: Number of Jobs Held, Labor Market Activity, and Earnings Growth Among the Youngest Baby Boomers: Results from a Longitudinal Survey [NLSY79 Round 21] (TXT) (PDF) (Supplemental Tables about number of jobs and unemployment spells)
  • August 25, 2004: Number of Jobs Held, Labor Market Activity, and Earnings Growth Among Younger Baby Boomers: Results from More Than Two Decades of a Longitudinal Survey [NLSY79 Round 20] (TXT) (PDF ) (Supplemental Tables )
  • August 27, 2002: Number of Jobs Held, Labor Market Activity, and Earnings Growth Among Younger Baby Boomers: Results from More Than Two Decades of a Longitudinal Survey [NLSY79 Round 19] (TXT) (PDF ) (Supplemental Tables )
  • April 25, 2000: Number of Jobs Held, Labor Market Activity, and Earnings Growth Over Two Decades: Results From a Longitudinal Survey [NLSY79 Round 18] (TXT) (PDF)
  • June 24, 1998: Number of Jobs, Labor Market Experience, and Earnings Growth: Results from a Longitudinal Survey [NLSY79 Round 17] (TXT)

 

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Last Modified Date: June 12, 2013