RAND Enhanced Fat Files Release for the 1992-2008 Core Waves (Final)
May 31, 2011
The RAND Enhanced Fat Files Release for the 1992-2008 Core Waves (Final) are now available.
These data products were produced by the RAND Center for the Study of Aging with support from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the Social Security Administration (SSA). The RAND Enhanced Fat Files contain most of the raw variables from each questionnaire section, collapsing them into a single respondent-level dataset for each wave. The files are easily merged with one another and with the RAND HRS dataset, which can expedite the preparation of analytic files from the HRS study. They were developed from each wave of HRS data.
If you find any problems with these data products, please contact RANDHRSHelp@rand.org.