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 […]

Japanese Microdata Added to LWS Database
Feb 09, 2011 | News

This is the first time that LIS has been able to provide access to Japanese microdata on income, wealth, demographics and labour market outcomes for comparative research. The microdata, from the first round of the KHPS conducted in 2004, report incomes received and wealth held in 2003. We are especially grateful to the Panel Data […]