Archives for July 2015

Stephen Jenkins
Jul 28, 2015 | Lecture Series

Professor of Economic and Social Policy at the London School of Economics, Visiting Professor at the University of Essex, and a Research Fellow at IZA, presented the 2015 LIS Summer Lecture:
To what extent has income inequality increased? Some data issues.
http://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/lecture-series/stephen-jenkins/

Stephen P. Jenkins to give 2015 LIS Summer lecture
Jul 13, 2015 | News

Stephen P. Jenkins, Professor of Economic and Social Policy at the London School of Economics, Visiting Professor at the University of Essex, and a Research Fellow at IZA, will give the 2015 LIS Summer Lecture: “To what extent has income inequality increased? Some data issues”. The public lecture takes place on July 13, at the […]
http://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/2015-summer-lecture/

Markus Jäntti
Jul 12, 2015 | News

Markus Jäntti stepped down as LIS Research Director, at the end of 2014. In July 2015, the LIS Board unanimously passed this resolution: “The LIS board thanks Markus Jäntti for ten years of exemplary service to LIS, and wishes him well in all future endeavors.” We know that Markus will remain involved with LIS in […]
http://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/jantti/

We mourn the loss of Lee Rainwater
Jul 07, 2015 | News

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of Lee Rainwater, on July 4, 2015. Lee co-founded LIS in 1983 and – with his beloved friend and colleague Tim Smeeding – advised and guided LIS for over two decades, until his retirement in 2005. Lee was a courageous and innovative sociologist, and a […]
http://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/lee-rainwater-2/

New country: Panama data now available in LIS Database
Jul 03, 2015 | Highlight

We are excited to announce that we have added a new country to the LIS Database. Three datasets from Panama, PA07 (Wave VII), PA10 (Wave VIII) and PA13 (Wave IX), are now available. The datasets are from the August 2007, August 2010, and August 2013 Labour Market Survey (Encuesta de Mercado Laboral – EML) version […]
http://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/new-country-panama/

Russia 2013 added
Jul 03, 2015 | Highlight

We are thrilled to announce that a new dataset from Russia, RU13 (Wave IX), has been added to the LIS Database. The dataset is from the 2013 Wave of the Russian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey (RLMS-HSE), conducted by the National Research University Higher School of Economics and ZAO “Demoscope”, together with the Carolina Population Center from […]
http://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/russia-2013-added/