National Longitudinal Survey of Older and Young Men (ICPSR 34937)

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The National Longitudinal Survey of Older and Young Men, a two-cohort survey, is part of the NLS Original Cohort project. The Older Men's cohort includes 5,020 men ages 45-59 in 1966, with data available through the 1990 survey year, the final year the Older Men were interviewed. The Young Men's cohort includes 5,225 men who were ages 14-24 when first interviewed in 1966, with data available through 1981, when active surveying was discontinued.

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Study Description

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   compensation, earned degrees, education, educational programs, employment, employment discrimination, financial assets, health care, health insurance, health problems, health status, higher education, industry, job descriptions, job tenure, job training, leisure, military service, occupations, older workers, pensions, psychological wellbeing, retirement planning, unemployment, union membership, vocational education, work attitudes, working hours

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Data Collection Notes:

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