|Title||SSA Permissions Consent History: 1992-2012 (Public Version)|
|Year of Publication||2015|
|Corporate Authors||HRS Staff|
|Series Title||Data Desription and Usage|
|Institution||Survey Research Center, University of Michigan|
|Keywords||Data collection, Meta-analyses, Survey methodology|
The Health and Retirement Study (HRS) is a national longitudinal study of the economic, health, marital, and family status, as well as public and private support systems, of older Americans. The HRS is a rich source of longitudinal, cross-sectional data for researchers and policymakers who study aging. Funding for the Health and Retirement Study is provided by the National Institute on Aging at NIH (U01 AG009740), with supplemental support from the Social Security Administration. The study is conducted by the Institute for Social Research (ISR) at the University of Michigan.