Data Products » Restricted Data Product List » Respondent Cross-Year Summary Earnings

Version 3.1 of the Respondent Cross-Year Summary Earnings data set contains MEF earnings data for 21,633 respondents derived from 5 permission sets as summarized below. Information is provided for years 1951 through 2007.

Primary Cohort Permission Years In this Data Set
HRS 1992/1994/1996 4,261
AHEAD 1993/1995 4,455
CODA/War Baby 1999/2000 1,290
All 2004 5,722
All 2006/2008 5,905
  Total 21,633

N: 21,633
Product Type: SSA Administrative Data
Entry Cohort Info: All
Version Notes:

This data set supersedes all previous Respondent Summary Earnings releases.

Latest Release: April 2011 (v3.1)


Geographic information in HRS public release data sets is recoded to Census Division categories. Files derived from SSA administrative data may merged with these data sets, but may not be merged with any data containing geographic identifiers at a level of detail below Census Division. In addition, data sets derived from SSA administrative data may not be merged with any other restricted data set(s) without the explicit written permission of the Health and Retirement Study.

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