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Social Security Longitudinal Earnings Public Use File, 1937-1975

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : administrative records data
Creator
  • Social Security Administration
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
1984-05-11
Language
English
Free Keywords
demographic characteristics; disability income; income; insurance claims; population characteristics; Social Security; taxes
Description
  • Abstract

    This study contains longitudinal data developed and updated for use with CURRENT POPULATION SURVEY, 1973, AND SOCIAL SECURITY RECORDS: EXACT MATCH DATA (ICPSR 7616). Items provide demographic information, such as total earnings, date of birth, sex, and race, on 90,174 persons aged 14 and older in the United States in the period 1937-1975. Additional items specify claim types, such as health insurance benefits, and disability status. See also the related collection, CURRENT POPULATION SURVEY: ANNUAL DEMOGRAPHIC FILE, 1973 (ICPSR 7564).
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1937 / 1975
    Time period: 1937--1975
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampling
A total of 90,174 persons aged 14 and older for whom earnings extracts were included in the CURRENT POPULATION SURVEY, 1973, AND SOCIAL SECURITY RECORDS: EXACT MATCH DATA (ICPSR 7616), in the period 1937-1975.
Collection Mode
  • (1) All records contain weights, which must be used in any analysis. (2) The codebook is provided by ICPSR as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided on the ICPSR Web site.

Note
2008-10-09 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setup files have been added to this data collection.
Availability
Download
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 7617 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Publications
  • Carr, Jillian Beaugez, Rettenmaier, Andrew J.. What Happened to Rosie?. Working paper. 2015.
    • ID: http://perc.tamu.edu/perc/Publication/workingpapers/1501.pdf (URL)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

Social Security Administration (1984): Social Security Longitudinal Earnings Public Use File, 1937-1975. Version 1. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07617.v1