Archives for February 2014

Paul Krugman to Join LIS Team
Feb 28, 2014 | News

Dear LIS Colleagues and Friends, It is with distinct pleasure that I am sharing exciting news from the LIS Center, our satellite office at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY). Noted American economist Paul Krugman, 2008 winner of the Alfred Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics, and a keynote speaker at […]

Mexico 2007, 2010 Added to LIS Database
Feb 27, 2014 | Highlight

Two new datasets from Mexico, MX07 (Wave VII) and MX10 (Wave VIII), have been added to the LIS Database. The datasets are from the Household Income and Expenditure Survey and are provided by the National Statistical Institute. In addition, MX94, MX96, MX98 MX00, MX02, and MX04 (Waves II – VI) have been revised for consistency.

Canada 2010 Added to LIS Database
Feb 27, 2014 | Highlight

One new dataset from Canada, CA10 (Wave VIII), has been added to the LIS Database. The dataset is from the Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics and are provided by Statistics Canada. In addition, CA07 (Wave VII) has been revised for consistency.

LIS Seeks Associate Director
Feb 13, 2014 | News

Associate Director, LIS LIS, the cross-national data center in Luxembourg (formerly known as the Luxembourg Income Study), seeks applications for an Associate Director. The LIS Associate Director will collaborate with the LIS Director on a range of activities: establish LIS’ objectives/goals on ongoing basis lead and manage the organization oversee LIS’ senior onsite staff as […]

Icelandic Data In-house!
Feb 11, 2014 | Highlight

We are delighted to announce that we have acquired, for the first time, microdata from Iceland.  We now have in-house three datasets based on Iceland’s SILC (Statistics on Income and Living Conditions), corresponding to Waves VI (2004), VII (2007), and VIII (2010).  We will announce their availability as soon as they are ready. We thank […]