Report , News of 28 December 2015

SOEP-IS Release 2013 update

An update of the recent SOEP-IS data distribution 2013 is available (DOI: 10.5684/soep.is.2013.2).


What’s new?

  • Household and person weights are now included for 2013 in data sets hhrf and phrf.

What’s changed?

  • Variables on unemployment, partnership status, and nationality (plb0021, pld0132, pld0133 plj0014, plj0025, plk0001) in dataset p now include information on new respondents in the longitudinal and supplementary samples from survey years 2012 and 2013.
  • Variables on type of employment, length of time with firm, job changes, and actual and agreed upon weekly working hours as well as overtime (pgerwtyp, pgerwzt, pgjobch, pgtatzt, pgvebzt, pguebstd) in dataset pgen now include information on new respondents in the longitudinal and supplementary samples from survey years 2012 and 2013.
  • The dataset kid now includes children from partly interviewed households with valid information from the bioage questionnaires (n = 100).

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