National Educational Panel Study (NEPS), Starting Cohort 1 (SC1) survey data linked to administrative data of the IAB (NEPS-SC1-ADIAB)

Resource Type
  • Bachbauer, Nadine (IAB)
  • Wolf, Clara (IAB)
  • Graf, Tobias (IAB)
  • Grießemer, Stephan (IAB)
  • Kaimer, Steffen (IAB)
  • Köhler, Markus (IAB)
  • Lehnert, Claudia (IAB)
  • Oertel, Martina (IAB)
  • Seysen, Christan (IAB)
  • NEPS-Netzwerk (LIfBi)
Publication Date
Publication Place
  • Forschungsdatenzentrum der Bundesagentur für Arbeit (BA) im Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB)
  • Abstract

    The data product NEPS-SC1-ADIAB is provided cooperatively by the Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Nuremberg, and the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories e.V. (LIfBi), Bamberg. NEPS-SC1-ADIAB consists of the survey and test data of Starting Cohort 1 - Newborns "Education from the very beginning" of the National Educational Panel Study (NEPS) and the administrative data of the IAB. The sample of this Starting Cohort includes children born in Germany between February 2012 and July 2012 and their families. The data collection took place on an annual basis from the second wave in 2013 onwards. The initial survey was conducted from August 2012 to March 2013. In general, NEPS aims to study educational trajectories as well as the development of competencies from the very beginning. For this, data are collected on competence development, educational processes as well as on early skills in the familial and non-familial context of the children. By interviewing one parent, the study contains comprehensive information about the parents, the children and their environment. In addition, NEPS asks a broad range of questions, especially on numerous biographical and socio-demographic characteristics.

    The NEPS-SC1-ADIAB can be used to investigate research questions that, for instance, require highly accurate income data over the life course. Furthermore, the enrichment of NEPS-SC1 data results in an extension of the observation period as the administrative data of the IAB date back to 1980.


Update Metadata: 2021-08-26 | Issue Number: 10 | Registration Date: 2020-07-30