Appendix 13: Cross-Cohort NLSY79/97 Overview

National Longitudinal Survey of Youth - 1997 Cohort

Appendix 13: Cross-Cohort NLSY79/97 Overview

An NLSY79/NLSY97 cross-cohort beta release is now available on Investigator. This dataset harmonizes NLS data across two cohorts, allowing users added opportunities to perform cross-cohort comparisons. Initially the dataset includes interview date, reason for noninterview, age, marital status, highest grade attended, highest grade completed, and employment status, with possible expansion to over 100 variables. Fixed background variables are also included, such as sex, race, and AFQT score. See Cross Cohort Harmonization Overview document for more information. To access the data, go to https://www.nlsinfo.org/investigator and select "NLS Cross Cohort Beta."