NLS Handbook, 2005The NLS Handbook provides an introduction to and overall picture of the 7 cohorts that make up the National Longitudinal Surveys: NLSY97, NLSY79 and children, Mature Women, Young Women, Older Men, and Young Men. It is particularly useful for those who are unfamiliar with the surveys and their data. Each cohort-specific chapter of the Handbook is accompanied by detailed tables that provide users with information about many of the variables contained in each of the surveys over time.
Chapter 1: The NLS (6 pages) [PDF 37 KB]
Chapter 4: Children of the NLSY79 (24 pages) [PDF 146 KB]
Chapter 5: The NLS Original Cohorts: Mature and Young Women (27 pages) [PDF 198 KB]
Chapter 7: A Sampler of NLS Research (10 pages) [PDF 59 KB]
Chapter 8: NLS Data Sets and Documentation (14 pages) [PDF 105 KB]
Chapter 9: Confidentiality and Consent (11 pages) [PDF 34 KB]
Chapter 10: For More Information (4 pages) [PDF 34 KB]
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