Data Products » Restricted Data Product List » Deceased Spouse Cross-Year Detail Earnings

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 1078 through December 2012.

Product Type: SSA Administrative Data
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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)

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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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Restricted Dataset Merge Cross-ReferenceRespondent Cross-Year Detail EarningsCodebookData Description

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