Faculty Retirement in the Arts and Sciences: Source Data for 33 United States Colleges and Universities, 1985-1990 (ICPSR 9818)
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These data were compiled to permit analysis of issues surrounding delayed faculty retirement at doctorate-granting universities and selected liberal arts colleges. Variables in Part 1, the Transaction Data File, include school identification number, type of school, year of transaction event (retirement), age of faculty member after event occurred, academic discipline of faculty member, presence of mandatory retirement age, five-year age range of event, and type of pension plan in which faculty member was enrolled. Variables in Part 2, the Age Distribution Data file, include observation number, school code, academic discipline grouping, and type of school.
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Nonrandom sample of research and doctorate-granting universities and liberal arts colleges that agreed to participate.
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All tenured faculty in doctorate-granting institutions and liberal arts colleges in the United States.
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official college or university records
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- Rees, Albert, and Sharon P. Smith. Faculty Retirement in the Arts and Sciences: Source Data for 33 United States Colleges and Universities, 1985-1990. ICPSR09818-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09818.v1
2006-01-18 File SP9818.ALL was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.
2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 3 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
1992-10-31 ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:
- Standardized missing values.
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- The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented.
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