NLSY79

National Longitudinal Survey of Youth - 1979 Cohort

NLS Youth '79 Cohort

Short Description: 
Men and women born in the years 1957-64
Short Title: 
NLS Youth 1979
Long Name: 
National Longitudinal Survey of Youth | 1979
Investigator URL: 
https://www.nlsinfo.org/investigator/pages/search?s=NLSY79
Abbreviation: 
NLSY79
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NLSY79

III. Environmental Variables

Environmental Variables

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II. Human Capital and Other Socioeconomic Variables

I. Labor Market Experience Variables

National Longitudinal Survey of Youth | 1979

The NLSY79 Cohort is a longitudinal project that follows the lives of a sample of American youth born between 1957-64. The cohort originally included 12,686 respondents ages 14-22 when first interviewed in 1979; after two subsamples were dropped, 9,964 respondents remain in the eligible samples. Data are now available from Round 1 (1979 survey year) to Round 27 (2016 survey year).

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