NEW Self-Teaching Materials Now Available!
Aug 03, 2012 | News

NEW self-teaching materials and sample files are now available. These resources – updated to correspond to the 2011 Template – will help new users to become acquainted with programming syntax for working with the LIS and LWS microdata provided through the LISSY system. They may also be helpful to experienced users.  Take a look!

LIS Wave VIII Launched; United States 2010 Dataset Added
May 07, 2012 | Highlight

LIS is delighted to announce the launch of Wave VIII of the LIS Database. LIS is now harmonising Wave VII (2007) and Wave VIII (2010) simultaneously. Check the LIS List of Datasets for up-to-date information about dataset availability. The first dataset in Wave VIII is the United States 2010, which is now available for use. […]

Israel 2007 Dataset Added to LIS Wave VII
May 07, 2012 | Highlight

The 2007 Household Expenditure Survey for Israel is now available in LIS Wave VII.

United States 2007 Dataset Added to LIS Wave VII
Apr 02, 2012 | Highlight

The 2007 Current Population Survey (CPS) for the United States is now available in Wave VII.

South Africa 2008 Dataset Added to LIS Wave VII
Apr 02, 2012 | Highlight

LIS is delighted to make available our first dataset from South Africa. The 2008 National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS), fielded by the Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU) at the University of Cape Town, has been added to Wave VII of the LIS Database. We thank our board members from South Africa, Murray […]

LIS is Hiring
Apr 02, 2012 | News and Events

LIS is seeking a permanent Microdata Expert. See job posting for more information.

LIS Board President: Tony Atkinson to Succeed Robert Erikson
Aug 11, 2011 | News

The LIS Board, Directors, and staff welcome Sir Tony Atkinson as the next President of LIS’ Board of Directors. Professor Atkinson, an economist at Oxford University, was officially voted in on July 1, 2011, at LIS’ biennial Board Meeting in Luxembourg. He will take office on January 1, 2012. Professor Atkinson succeeds Professor Robert Erikson, […]

Lubomira Anastassova-Chirmiciu
Jul 20, 2011 | Aldi

Expansion into Latin America Continues: Chilean Dataset Acquired
May 27, 2011 | News

LIS is delighted to have gained access to a dataset from Chile.  This expands LIS’ collection of datasets from Latin America to reach a total of seven: Mexico (which was added in Wave II); Brazil, Colombia, Guatemala, Peru and Uruguay (added as of Wave VI); and now Chile (to be added to Wave VII).

LIS Completes Block of BRIC Countries – and Adds South Africa
May 24, 2011 | News

LIS is proud to announce that, soon, the full block of BRIC countries will be included in the LIS Database. A dataset from Brazil was added in 2009. After a 5-year hiatus, we have regained access to data from Russia. Harmonization on a dataset from India is now underway. LIS staff will begin harmonizing a […]