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Survey of Natural and Social Scientists and Engineers (SSE), 1989 (ICPSR 9504) RSS

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Summary:

This longitudinal study provides information on workers engaged in natural science, social science, engineering, and related occupations. Respondents were interviewed in 1982, 1984, 1986, and 1989. Questions were asked on education and training both on and off the job, employment status and job characteristics, marital status and presence of children at home, and physical disabilities or limitations.

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Citation

U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. SURVEY OF NATURAL AND SOCIAL SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS (SSE), 1989. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1990. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1991. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09504.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   education, engineering industry, natural sciences, occupations, social sciences, training, workers

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Universe:   The universe consists of persons identified in the 1980 Census as being in one of several scientific or engineering occupations and as having certain educational and occupational characteristics. These characteristics include having completed four years of college (two years for engineering fields), having been a member of the civilian labor force within the past five years, and having the most recent job fall into one of the designated scientific or engineering occupations.

Data Types:   survey data

Methodology

Sample:   Stratified systematic sample.

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self-enumerated questionnaires

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