RAND HRS

The RAND HRS Longitudinal File is a cleaned and easy-to-use version of data from thirteen waves of the Health and Retirement Study data and is produced by the RAND Corporation. It includes five entry cohorts: (1) the original 1992 Health and Retirement Study (HRS) cohort; (2) the 1993 Study of Assets and Health Dynamics (AHEAD) cohort; the (3) Children of Depression and the (4) War Baby cohorts entering in 1998; the (5) the Early Baby Boomer cohort entering in 2004; the (6) Mid Baby Boomer cohort entering in 2010; and the (7) Late Baby Boomer cohort entering in 2016. Documentation for each variable in RAND HRS, including a description of its creation, the HRS variables used, and descriptive statistics, is detailed the RAND HRS codebook.

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Section A: Demographics, Identifiers, and Weights Section A: Demographics, Identifiers, and Weights in the RAND HRS
Section B: Health Section B: Health in the RAND HRS
Section C: Financial and Housing Wealth Section C: Financial and Housing Wealth in the RAND HRS
Section D: Income Section D: Income in the RAND HRS
Section E: Social Security Section E: Social Security in the RAND HRS
Section F: Pension Section F: Pension in the RAND HRS
Section G: Health Insurance Section G: Health Insurance in the RAND HRS
Section H: Family Structure Section H: Family Structure in the RAND HRS
Section I: Retirement Plans, Expectations Section I: Retirement Plans, Expectations in the RAND HRS
Section J: Employment History Section J: Employment History in the RAND HRS