China 2002 Added to LIS Database
Nov 28, 2012 | Highlight

LIS proudly announces the availability of the first Chinese dataset in the Luxembourg Income Study Database. Based on the Chinese Household Income Project (CHIP), from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), the 2002 dataset is included in Wave V of LIS.

Thomas Piketty
Oct 01, 2012 | Lecture Series

Professor of Economics at the Paris School of Economics, Thomas Piketty presented the 2012 Summer Lecture:
Wealth and Inheritance in the Long Run.

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!

India 2004 Added to the LIS Database
Jul 03, 2012 | Highlight

LIS is delighted to make available our first dataset from India. The 2004 India Human Development Survey (IHDS) has been added to Wave VI of the LIS Database. The IHDS was jointly organized by researchers from the University of Maryland (in the US) and the National Council of Applied Economic Research (in New Delhi). We […]

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.

Five Countries Acquired for LIS Database: Dominican Republic, Panama, Paraguay, Serbia, Egypt
Jan 06, 2012 | News

LIS has acquired datasets from five new countries. Our acquisition of datasets from the Dominican Republic, Panama, and Paraguay will expand LIS’ collection of Latin American datasets to ten. We are also pleased to announce that we have acquired datasets from Serbia and Egypt. These five datasets will be added to Wave VII of the […]