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.


RAND HRS Tax Calculations 2000 – 2014 (v1)

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)

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Deadline Extended for Experimental Module Proposals

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.

2013 HRS Health Care and Nutrition Study (HCNS) Version 4.0

Version 4.0 of the 2013 HRS Health Care and Nutrition Study final release data is now available.

Dementia rates decreasing in the population, study finds

Positive brain health trend may cushion blow on society, but doesn’t lessen impact on individual patients and caregivers, U-M researchers say

In a hopeful sign for the health of the nation’s brains, the percentage of American seniors with dementia is dropping, a new study finds.

HRS 2014 Core (Final, Version 1.0) Release

The HRS 2014 Core Final Release (V1.0) is now available.