National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, 1979

Principal Investigator(s):
Ohio State University. Center for Human Resource Research

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The National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, 1979 (NLSY79) is a longitudinal project that follows the lives of a sample of American youth born between 1957-64. The cohort originally included 12,686 respondents ages 14-22 when first interviewed in 1979; after two subsamples were dropped, 9,964 respondents remain in the eligible samples. Data are available from Round 1 (1979 survey year) to Round 26 (2014 survey year).

These data are not available from ICPSR. Users should consult the data owners directly for details on obtaining the data and documentation.