Archives for December 2015

Upcoming LISSY Registration Renewal for 2016
Dec 30, 2015 | Uncategorized

Dear LISSY users, We are approaching the end of 2015 and it is soon time to renew your access! Since registration to access the LIS and LWS Databases corresponds to the calendar year, a renewal of your access is required to extend your subscription. Please note that you may renew for 2016, starting on 1 […]

New Country: Dominican Republic 2007 in-house!
Dec 24, 2015 | Highlight

We are delighted to announce that we have acquired, for the first time, microdata from the Dominican Republic. As of today, one dataset, DO07 (Wave VII), is available in the LIS Database. The dataset is from the 2006-2007 wave of the National Household Income and Expenditure Survey / Encuesta Nacional de Ingresos y Gastos de […]

LIS Database further grows with addition of Colombia 2013
Dec 24, 2015 | Highlight

We are thrilled to announce another addition to the LIS Database: one new dataset from Colombia, CO13 (Wave IX). The dataset is from the January 2014 wave of the Great Integrated Household Survey / Gran Encuesta Integrada de Hogares (GEIH), carried out by the National Administrative Department of Statistics / Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística […]

Taiwan 2013 now available
Dec 24, 2015 | Highlight

We are delighted to inform our users that we have added one new dataset from Taiwan, TW13 (Wave IX), to the LIS Database. The dataset is from the 2013 wave of the Survey of Family Income and Expenditure, carried out by the Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS). In addition, all 9 previous LIS […]

Spain 2013 added
Dec 23, 2015 | Highlight

We are pleased to announce that we have added a new dataset from Spain, ES13 (Wave IX), to the LIS Database. The dataset is from the 2014 wave of the Living Conditions Survey (LCS) / Encuesta de Condiciones de Vida (ECV), which serves as input for the Spanish component of the EU Survey of Income […]

Datasets Revision: Mexico
Dec 23, 2015 | Highlight

Some readjustments have been made to the data of the first three Mexican datasets: MX84, MX89 and MX92. Currency correction The MX84 dataset was rightly expressed in the old peso, but the figures of the Web Tabulator (and the associated PPP Deflator table) were using the conversion from the new peso, giving rise to wrong […]

Latest Developments in Luxembourg Wealth Study
Dec 22, 2015 | Uncategorized

Launched in 2007 as a pilot project, LWS has provided opportunities for research on wealth and has contributed to the development of improved standardised wealth data collection practices. In the first quarter of 2016, we will take another exciting step forward, when we introduce the new Luxembourg Wealth Study (LWS), with new datasets, to accomodate […]

A fourth statistical package now offered
Dec 16, 2015 | News

We are pleased to announce that a new statistical package has become available in the LISSY system. As of today, it will be possible to use the programming language R when submitting jobs in LISSY. In order for LISSY to process R requests, a few exceptions to the usual statistical program syntax are required. Please […]

Upcoming Expert Workshop in Luxembourg, 16-18 March 2016
Dec 10, 2015 | News

Data visualisation and outreach to stakeholders   Source: Flavia Camilleri © We are pleased to announce that we are organizing, conjointly with TÁRKI Social Research Institute, an expert workshop on data visualisation and outreach to stakeholders. Today, there is great demand for information that is interpretable to a wide range of stakeholders, including governments, policy-makers, […]