Respondent Detail Earnings File Updated for 2008 (Restricted)

October 29, 2010

Version 3.0 of the Respondent Cross-Year Detail Earnings data set is now available. This restricted data product contains one record per year for each of 16,097 consenting respondents in the HRS, CODA/War Baby, 2004, 2006, and/or 2008 permission sets who received wages during years 1980-2008, and whose records were available in the Master Earnings File (MEF). There are 259,806 respondent-earning year records in the file.