National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, 1997 (ICPSR 34923)

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


The National Longitudinal Survey of Youth,1997 (NLSY97) is a longitudinal project that follows the lives of a sample of American youth born between 1980-84; 8,984 respondents were ages 12-17 when first interviewed in 1997. This ongoing cohort has been surveyed 15 times to date and is now interviewed biennially. Data are available from Round 1 (1997 survey year) to Round 15 (2011 survey year).

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Study Description

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    attitudes, demographic characteristics, education, family background, household composition, job history, job training, occupational mobility, political participation, secondary education, wages and salaries, work experience

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Data Collection Notes:

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

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