Learning LISSY
LISSY Starter Kit
Accessing the data: the Job Submission Interface (JSI)

The Basics: LIS
Running descriptive statistics: sample and population values
Using subroutines and loops to simplify submissions involving several datasets
Combining datasets

The Basics: LWS
Differences in concepts of net worth
Asset participation

Demographics and Education
Children (household-level)
Gender (person-level)
Comparing education on the person-level and household-level
Comparing educational outcomes

Labour Market
Calculating employment rates
Calculating unemployment rates
Person- and job-specific characteristics of employment

The Basics: Income Distribution I
Equivalence scales
Poverty lines and poverty rates
Elderly and child poverty rates

Intermediate: Income Distribution II
Dealing with extreme values: trimming and bottom- / top- coding
Inequality: the gini index
Sensitivity analysis using different concepts of income
Sensitivity analysis using different equivalence scales

Intermediate: Stacked Data
A cross-national comparison using stacked data

Download sample files (LIS and LWS)
After downloading the SAS datasets and format catalogs locally, please rename them with a valid SAS name before using them.
A valid SAS name can be 32 characters long. Its first character must be an English letter (A, B, C, . . ., Z) or underscore (_). Subsequent characters can be letters, numeric digits (0, 1, . . ., 9), or underscores
LIS-US04 Format Catalog
LIS-US04 Household dataset
LIS-US04 Individual dataset

LIS-IT04 Format Catalog
LIS-IT04 Household dataset
LIS-IT04 Individual dataset

LWS-IT02 Format Catalog
LWS-IT02 Household dataset
Download SAS Self-Teaching Package


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