Version 4.0 of the Deceased Spouse Cross-Year Detail
Earnings data set contains Master Earnings File (MEF) earnings data for
1,434 deceased spouses, covering the period January 1978 through December 2012.
|Product Type: SSA Administrative Data |
|Entry Cohort Info: |
|Version Notes: |
- This data set supersedes all previous Deceased Spouse Detail Earnings releases.
- The files in this data set should be used in conjunction with the Respondent Cross-Year Detail Earniings file.
|Latest Release: August 2015 (V4.0) |
1. Earnings records for 1978 and 1979 are incomplete; use with caution.
2.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.