Archives for June 2017

Summer Data Release
Jun 14, 2017 | News and Events

Two New datasets from Guatemala and five datasets from Greece, Slovenia and Slovakia have been added to respectively the LIS and the LWS Databases
http://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/summer-data-release/

New Datasets from Guatemala Added to the LIS Database
Jun 14, 2017 | Highlight

Two new datasets from Guatemala, GT11 (WaveVIII) and GT14 (WaveIX) have been added to the LIS Database. The datasets are based 2011 and 2014 waves of the National Survey of Living Conditions (ENCOVI) carried out by National Institute for Statistics / Instituto Nacional de Estadistica (INE). The consistency revision of the earlier LIS dataset based […]
http://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/new-datasets-from-guatemala-added-to-the-lis-database/

Slovakia – New Country in LWS
Jun 14, 2017 | Highlight

We are delighted to announce that we have acquired wealth microdata from Slovakia. As of today, two new datasets SK10 (WaveVIII) and SK14 (WaveIX) have been added to the LWS Database. The datasets are based respectively on the first and second waves of the Slovak Household and Finance Consumption Survey (HFCS) carried out by the […]
http://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/slovakia-new-country-in-lws/

Canada 1999 Back in LWS
Jun 14, 2017 | Highlight

With a view to create longer time-series in the LWS Database, one old data point has been added to the Canadian series: CA99 (WaveV). The dataset is based on the 1999 wave of the Survey of Financial Securities (SFS) carried out by Statistics Canada.
http://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/canada-back-in-lws/

Greece 2014 Added to the LWS Database
Jun 14, 2017 | Highlight

One new dataset from Greece, GR14 (Wave IX) has been added to the LWS Database. The dataset is based on the second wave of the Greek Household and Finance Consumption Survey (HFCS) carried out by the National Bank of Greece and co-ordinated by the European Central Bank (ECB). In addition to releasing this Wave IX […]
http://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/greece-2014-added-to-the-lws-database/

Slovenia – New Country in LWS
Jun 14, 2017 | Highlight

We are delighted to announce that we have acquired wealth microdata from Slovenia. As of today, one new dataset SI14 (WaveIX) has been added to the LWS Database. The dataset is based on the second wave of the Slovenian Household and Finance Consumption Survey (HFCS) carried out by the National Bank of Slovenia and co-ordinated […]
http://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/slovenia-new-country-in-lws/

2018 LIS/LWS User Conference
Jun 14, 2017 | Uncategorized

Call for Papers - 2018 LIS/LWS User Conference dedicated to Tony Atkinson and his contribution to the development of the research on inequality
http://www.lisdatacenter.org/uncategorized/2018-lislws-users-conference/

InGRID2: Successful Visiting Scholars Program Continues
Jun 13, 2017 | Ignore on home

The second bid of InGRID – InGRID2 project – to the EU call of Horizon 2020 has been approved. The InGRID infrastructure, which brings together 19 academic partners from Europe, aims to integrate and optimise the existing European Data Infrastructure and accompanying expertise, through joint research, the organisation of expert workshops as well as a […]
http://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/ingrid2-successful-visiting-scholars-program-continues/

PhD Scholarships to Work with LIS Data in Sydney
Jun 13, 2017 | Ignore on home

The University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia is offering scholarships for students to undertake research on poverty and inequality using LIS
http://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/phd-scholarships-to-work-with-lis-data-in-sydney/

Inaugural Lee Rainwater Memorial Lecture
Jun 12, 2017 | News

Earlier this spring, the inaugural Lee Rainwater Memorial Lecture was given by LIS former president Robert Erikson
http://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/inaugural-lee-rainwater-memorial-lecture-given-by-robert-erikson/