Health and Retirement Study 1996 (HRS1996)
STIPULATIONS FOR USE: Open Access to SodaPop - However, You MUST register to use any AHEAD or HRS data. This is a policy that was established in 2001. You only need to register once, to work with HRS or AHEAD data or both.
DESCRIPTION: The Health and Retirement Study (HRS) is a national longitudinal study that focuses on persons born between the years 1931 and 1941 and their health, retirement, and economic status. It is "a cooperative agreement between the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan and the National Institute on Aging."
REGISTRATION: You must register with HRS before using any HRS data. See also: Third Party Distribution of HRS Public Release Files.