NLSY97

National Longitudinal Survey of Youth - 1997 Cohort

NLS Youth '97 Cohort

Short Description: 
Men and women born in the years 1980-84
Short Title: 
NLS Youth 1997
Long Name: 
National Longitudinal Survey of Youth | 1997
Investigator URL: 
https://www.nlsinfo.org/investigator/pages/search?s=NLSY97
Abbreviation: 
NLSY97
Nav Title: 
NLSY97

Number of Schools Attended - Appendix 1

These variables were last created in round 13.

Variables Created

  • CVC_SCH_ATTEND_EVER (NUMS)
  • CVC_SCH_ATTEND_YR (NUMJ)

This program is used to count the number of regular schools that the youth ever attended as of the survey date and as of the summer before the current survey round began.

Number of Grades Repeated or Skipped - Appendix 1

These variables were last created in round 11.

Date Received Diploma or Degree - Appendix 1

Variables Created:

  • CVC_GED (CDTGED)
  • CVC_HS_DIPLOMA (CDTHS)
  • CVC_AA_DEGREE (CDTAA)
  • CVC_BA_DEGREE (CDTBA)
  • CVC_MA_DEGREE (CDTMA)
  • CVC_DC_DEGREE (CDTDC)
  • CVC_PROF_DEGREE (CDTPF)

Private or Parochial School - Appendix 1

This variable was last created in round 13.

Variable Created

  • CV_SCHOOL_TYPE (SLTYPE)

This program is used to create the school type variables, i.e. to indicate whether the current or most recent schools that the youth attended are public (code 1), private (2), parochial (3) or other (4). This is completed in the following steps:

Enrollment Status and Highest Grade/Degree - Appendix 1

Variables Created

  • CV_ENROLLSTAT (ENCAT)--enrollment status as of the survey date. Use the revised CV_ENROLLSTAT_EDT series for rounds 2-8.
  • CV_HGC_EVER_EDT (GRSURV)--single-round variable for highest grade completed by all respondents interviewed in that round
  • CVC_HGC_EVER (GRSURV_CVC)--cross-round variable for highest grade completed by all respondents as of most recent interview

Unemployment Compensation - Appendix 5

Variables Created

  • CV_UI_EVER
  • CV_UI_YR.80-CV_UI_YR.xx
  • CV_AMT_UI_YR.80-CV_AMT_UI_YR.xx
  • CV_UI_SPELLS_YR.80-CV_UI_SPELLS_YR.xx

This program creates several variables describing the respondent's receipt of unemployment compensation:

Participation in Government Programs - Appendix 5

Variables Created

  • CVC_GOVNT_PRG_EVER--number of months cash or transfer payments were ever received from government programs
  • CVC_GOVNT_PRG_YR.80 - CVC_GOVNT_PRG_YR.xx--number of months cash or transfer payments were received from government programs during the year.
  • CVC_AMT_GOVNT_PRG_YR.80 - CVC_AMT_GOVNT_PRG_YR.xx--total amount received from other government programs during the year

Household Income - Appendix 5

Variables Created

  • CV_INCOME_FAMILY
  • CV_HH_POV_RATIO

Over 20 Assets (Collapsed) - Appendix 5

These variables were last created in round 12. The round 20 assets section was discontinued after that round as NLSY97 respondents had aged out of the section.

Over 30 Assets (Collapsed) - Appendix 5

Variables Created

  • CVC_HH_NET_WORTH_30 (total net worth)
  • CVC_HOUSE_VALUE_30 (value of owned housing)
  • CVC_HOUSE_DEBT_30 (amount of housing debt)
  • CVC_HOUSE_TYPE_30 (type of housing owned)
  • CVC_ASSETS_FINANCE_30 (value of financial assets)
  • CVC_ASSETS_NONFINANCE_30 (value of non-financial assets, excluding housing)
  • CVC_ASSETS_DEBT_30 (amount of debt, excluding housing)

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