HRS News Items, Events, and Announcements

If you have a news item about an upcoming conference or other event, a publication based on HRS data products, or a research proposal of interest to HRS researchers, we'll be glad to consider it for inclusion on this site. Submit news items to hrsquestions@umich.edu.


2015 Life History Mail Survey (LHMS)

June 12, 2017

Version 1.0 of the 2015 HRS Life History Mail Survey (LHMS) final release data is now available.

RAND HRS Exit and Post-Exit Interview Files and RAND HRS Exit/Post-Exit Finder File

June 2, 2017

The RAND HRS Exit and Post-Exit Interview Files include all of the Respondent-level sections, but not the sections that are collected at other levels, such as G: Functional Limitations and Helpers (Helper).

RAND HRS Tax Calculations 2000 – 2014 (v1)

May 24, 2017

The RAND HRS Tax Calculations 2000 – 2014 (v1) data contain information about federal, state, and FICA taxes for respondents to the HRS 2000 – 2014 surveys.

RAND HRS Family Data Files Release for the 1992 through 2012 Core Waves (v.2012)

May 10, 2017

The RAND HRS Family Data Files Release for the 1992 through 2012 Core Waves (v.2012) is now available.

2014 HRS Core (Final Release, Version 1.0): Three variables in Section I have been updated.

May 3, 2017

Due to errors discovered in the coding of physical measures eligibility, three variables have been replaced in Section I. The affected variables are:
OPMELIG
OI800
ONURSHM

Please download the new section I data and codebook to replace your current versions.

Upcoming HRS Exhibits

February 17, 2017

Visit the HRS Exhibit Booth at these annual meetings and conferences.

Cross-Wave Census Region/Division and Mobility File 1992-2014 Version 6.1

February 7, 2017

The Cross-Wave Census Region/Division and Respondent Mobility File 1992-2014 Version 6.1 public data release is now available.

Summer Workshop: Introduction to the Health and Retirement Study

January 27, 2017

The Health and Retirement Study is a large and complex study of the labor force participation and health transitions that individuals undergo toward the end of their work lives and in the years that follow.

The Imputation of Cognitive Functioning Measures data file 1992-2014 (Final, V5.0)

January 19, 2017

Version 5.0 of the Imputation of Cognitive Functioning Measures data file 1992-2014 is now available.

Deadline Extended for Experimental Module Proposals

January 12, 2017

The deadline for submitting proposals for experimental modules for the 2018 wave of HRS has been extended to February 6, 2017. Initial selection will be February 20, 2017. Final question text and specifications for selected modules will still be due May 1, 2017.