Report , News of 8 May 2015

SOEP-IS: Release 2013 ready

SOEP-IS-2013    (Release 2015-04-29)      

We are happy to announce that the release of the SOEP-IS data 1998 to 2013 has been sent out and can be ordered (please tick SOEP-IS 2012, we will send the 2013 release).

For more information about this release please refer to SOEP-IS, Release 2013.

There are some minor open issues that will be processed over the next time.

Update scheduled within the next two to four weeks

  • English variable and value labels for inno and idrm data sets.
  • Imputations of personal income will change slightly when inconsistencies in the consideration of earnings from civil / military service across the years of the survey are corrected.
  • Codebooks for data sets will be provided on the SOEP-IS website.
  • Questionnaires containing references to data sets and variable names will be provided on the SOEP-IS website. Please note that, for your convenience, variables in the p and h data sets surveyed in 2013 are sorted in order of appearance in the 2013 questionnaire. These variables are located at the end of the p and h data sets. Variables that were surveyed in the SOEP from 1998 to 2010 and not in SOEP-IS are sorted by their variable names. These variables are located at the beginning of the p and h data sets.

 

Update scheduled within the next three to six months

  •  household and individual weights for 2013 will be generated and provided when ready.
  • bioparen data set will be generated and provided when ready.