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Occupational Changes in a Generation (1962 and 1973)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Blau, Peter M. (University of Chicago, Ill. O. Duncan, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)
  • Featherman, David L. (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
  • Hauser, Robert M. (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
Publication Date
1973
Contributor
  • U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Washington (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Occupation, Profession
Description
  • Abstract

    Reasons and extent of social mobility in the United States. Topics: Social and regional mobility; living together with parents at the age of 16; training; industry branch of current employment; number of working hours in the past week; weeks of work as well as unemployment in the past year; longest employment practiced; form of income; place of birth of parents. Demography: age; sex; race; marital status; age und number of siblings; position in sibling sequence; school education; occupation; employment; income; social origins; city size; state; place of birth Indices: occupational prestige scores after Siegel for respondent and parents.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1973-08 / 1973-11
Geographic Coverage
  • United States (US)
Sampled Universe
Men 20 - 64 years old (1962) and 20 - 65 years old (1973).
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified cluster selection
Collection Mode
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 6265
    Number of Variables: 13
Note
Data provider of this study is the Data and Program Library Service (DPLS) Madison, Wisconsin, USA. The studies were conducted as appendix to the monthly "Current Population Survey" of the Bureau of the Census. The data are available on tape with a record length of 300.
Availability
Delivery
0 - Data and documents are released for everybody.
Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0822 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Blau, Peter M.; Duncan, Otis D.: The American Occupational Structure. New York: Wiley 1967.

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 84 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Blau, Peter M.; Featherman, David L.; Hauser, Robert M. (1973): Occupational Changes in a Generation (1962 and 1973). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.0822