Our glossary defines key LIS terms, concepts and practices.
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Many details are addressed in the Frequently Asked Questions section of this website. If you do not find the answer to your question, please contact us at usersupport.
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Learn to use LISSY
Our self-teaching materials and sample files are designed to help researchers learn to use the microdata via LISSY, the remote-execution data access system.
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LISSY Best Practices and Tips
Check this document for helpful hints about using LISSY, and to learn how to avoid some common mistakes made by users.
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Working Papers
LIS maintains a Working Papers series. Both abstracts and full-text files are available. Citations for published versions are given where applicable
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Complementary Databases
LIS hosts a collection of databases with country-level indicators. These databases have been prepared by various LIS staff members, data users, and Visiting Scholars. They are designed to be used alone or in conjunction with LIS microdata. The country-level indicators contained in these databases are widely used by researchers seeking to link policy/institutional variables to micro-level outcomes.
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LIS data users have authored and/or edited a number of books that use the LIS and LWS microdata.
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