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Panel Study of Income Dynamics (USA)


Data description

PSIDThe Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) is an American longitudinal household survey with a sample of over 18,000 individuals in 5,000 households. Observations from 1968 to 2020 cover employment, income, wealth, expenditures, health, marriage, childbearing, child development, philanthropy, education and related topics. PSID is undertaken at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research.


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How to access data

EUI users can either (i) download data directly from the PSID site, or (ii) request ICPSR-archived PSID files via [email protected]

(i) Downloading directly from the PSID site:

(ii) Requesting PSID data hosted by ICPSR:

Instructions on using ZIP files to compress and decompress data are on this ICT page.

External visitors to the EUI Library do not have access to this resource.


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Contact: [email protected]


Page last updated on 25 March 2024

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