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Slovenia 2007, 2010 Added to LIS Database
Sep 25, 2013 | Highlight

Two new datasets from Slovenia, SI07 (Wave VII) and SI10 (WaveVIII), have been added to the LIS Database. The datasets are from the Household Budget Survey and are provided by the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. In addition, SI04 (Wave VI) has been revised.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/slovenia-2007-2010-added-to-lis-database/

Israel 2010 Added to LIS Database
Sep 25, 2013 | Highlight

A new dataset from Israel, IL10 (Wave VIII), has been added to the LIS Database. The dataset is from the Household Expenditure Survey and is provided by the Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. It was harmonized with the support of the National Insurance Institute of Israel. In addition, the entire Israeli series has been revised […]
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/israel-2010-added-to-lis-database/

Russia 2004, 2007, 2010 Added to LIS Database
Sep 25, 2013 | Highlight

Three new datasets from Russia have been added to the LIS Database, RU04 (Wave VI), RU07 (Wave VII), and RU10 (Wave VIII). The datasets are originally from the Russia Longitudinal Monitoring Survey-Higher School of Economics (RLMS-HSE) and are provided by The Carolina Population Center at UNC-Chapel Hill. In addition, RU00 (Wave V) has been revised.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/russia-2004-2007-2010-added-to-lis-database/

American Sociological Association Session Features Presentation About LIS
Sep 04, 2013 | News

LIS Director Janet Gornick gave a presentation at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting in August. Her presentation highlighted LIS’ harmonisation process, access to the LIS databases, and examples of research using LIS and LWS data. The session, organized by Patricia White of the US National Science Foundation (NSF), presented four prominent data sources that […]
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/news/american-sociological-association-session-features-presentation-about-lis/

Read Tony Atkinson’s Foreword to Our New Book
Jul 15, 2013 | News

Sir Tony Atkinson, President of the LIS Board, is a professor of economics at Oxford University and one of the world’s leading scholars on economic inequality. We are delighted that he was able to contribute to our new book, “Income Inequality: Economic Disparities and the Middle Class in Affluent Countries.” In addition to contributing a […]
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/read-tony-atkinsons-foreword-to-our-new-book/

2013 LIS Summer Workshop Completed
Jul 09, 2013 | News

This past Saturday marked the end of the 2013 LIS Summer Workshop. The workshop, which has been held annually since 1988, features a mix of lectures and hands-on laboratory sessions. This year, lectures were given by LIS Director Janet Gornick, Research Director Markus Jäntti, and members of the LIS staff. The week-long workshop introduced attendees to […]
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/2013-lis-summer-workshop-completed/

Holly Sutherland
Jul 09, 2013 | Lecture Series

Research Professor at the Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex, and Director of EUROMOD, presented the 2013 LIS Summer Lecture:
Who Pays for Austerity? The Design and Distributional Effects of Fiscal Consolidation in the European Union.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/lecture-series/holly-sutherland/

Publication of New LIS Book, Edited by Janet C. Gornick and Markus Jäntti
Jun 21, 2013 | News

Income Inequality: Economic Disparities and the Middle Class in Affluent Countries Edited by Janet C. Gornick and Markus Jäntti Stanford University Press This state-of-the-art volume presents comparative, empirical research on a topic that has long preoccupied scholars, politicians, and everyday citizens: economic inequality. While income and wealth inequality across all populations is the primary focus, […]
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/published-book-edited-by-janet-c-gornick-and-markus-jantti/

Announcing New Book and LIS Technical Paper
Jun 19, 2013 | News

LIS is proud to announce a new book and an associated LIS Technical Paper. First, we mark the publication of a new book, Understanding Research Infrastructures in the Social Sciences, produced by FORS, the Swiss Foundation for Research in Social Sciences. The book features a collection of chapters that demonstrate how research infrastructures – including […]
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/announcing-new-book-and-lis-technical-paper/

Holly Sutherland to give 2013 Summer Lecture: “Who Pays for Austerity?…”
Jun 12, 2013 | News

Holly Sutherland, Research Professor at the Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex, and Director of EUROMOD, will give the 2013 LIS Summer Lecture: “Who Pays for Austerity? The Design and Distributional Effects of Fiscal Consolidation in the European Union.” The public lecture will be on July 2, at the Neumünster Abbaye, in […]
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/news/holly-sutherland-to-give-2013-summer-lecture-%e2%80%9cwho-pays-for-austerity%e2%80%a6%e2%80%9d/