HRS News Items, Events, and Announcements
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Summer Workshop: Introduction to the Health and Retirement Study
Posted 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)
Posted 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
Posted 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.
2013 HRS Health Care and Nutrition Study (HCNS) Version 4.0
Posted December 14, 2016
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
Posted November 21, 2016
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
Posted November 8, 2016
The HRS 2014 Core Final Release (V1.0) is now available.
New Experimental Modules for HRS 2018 Invited
Posted November 3, 2016
(Updated January 12, 2017)
2017 Summer Workshop: Genomic Analysis for Social-Behavioral Scientists
Posted October 18, 2016
A one-week genomic data workshop focused on providing hands-on training for researchers working at the intersection of genetics and social science research, using data from the Health and Retirement Study (HRS) as a model.
2016 GSA Annual Scientific Meeting
Posted October 4, 2016
Visit the HRS booth at the 2016 GSA Annual Scientific Meeting.
November 16-20, 2016
New Orleans Marriott and Sheraton New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana
RAND Enhanced Fat Files Release for the 2014 Core Wave (Early, v1.0)
Posted September 2, 2016
The RAND Enhanced Fat Files Release for the 2014 Core Wave (Early) is now available.