The Respondent Cross-Year Summary Earnings data set contains MEF earnings data for 29,146 respondents derived from the permission sets summarized below. Information is provided for years 1951 through 2020.
Social Security Administration (SSA) Data
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HRS; AHEAD; CODA; WB; EBB; MBB; LBB
HRS 2020 Wave
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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.