Cross-Wave HRS 1992-2008 Respondent Region and Mobility Dataset (v2.0)

December 16, 2009

Version 2.0 of the Cross-Wave Geographic Information: Respondent Region and Mobility data set is now available. This public data product replaces all previously released HRS region-level geographic information products and includes geographic information for 1992 through 2008. The data set contains one record for each respondent (N=31,022), matching Tracker 2008, Version 1.0. Records are uniquely identified by Household Identifier (HHID) and Person Number (PN). This data set is released in conjunction with three restricted data sets:

These four files contain all geographic information (public and restricted) currently available for HRS respondents.

In addition to cohort information and other tracker variables, each record includes:

Note: Be sure to check the HRS File Merge Cross-Reference Table for up-to-date information on the restricted data merge status of this data set.