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From 12/19/2019 to 01/17/2020

01/17/2020

03:19 PM Support #1302: See term variable changed for wave i?
Looking at an earlier support question - is this down to a large change in the volumes of respondents who have a CSA ... Laura M
03:15 PM Support #1302 (Resolved): See term variable changed for wave i?
There has been a massive increase in the number of records for cseeterm and cseeterm2 in the chmain dataset being a -... Laura M
02:32 PM Support #1301 (Resolved): Volume change between releases
Comparing the wave g datasets in the most recent release to the first time it was released 2 years ago I see a differ... Laura M

01/16/2020

03:05 PM Support #1300 (Feedback): reason for leaving job for self-employment
Hello,
I'm doing some analysis on transitions into self-employment. As part of this I'd like to understand why peo...
Xiaowei Xu
12:34 PM Support #1298 (Resolved): Matching youth data to parent data in Understanding Society
Stephanie Auty
10:38 AM Support #1299 (Resolved): New entrant - How to identify in BHPS
Hello to everyone, I would like to ask you one clarification.
I am working with all the waves of BHPS + US, and I ...
Giorgio Piccitto

01/15/2020

04:24 PM Support #1279 (Feedback): Wave 9 chmain file
Dear Charlotte,
Apologies for the long delay in response.
The observations do loop over the children's names fr...
Stephanie Auty

01/14/2020

05:52 PM Support #1297 (Feedback): Household meat consumption
Dear Neha,
We don't ask any questions on meat consumption in Understanding Society.
Best wishes,
Stephanie
Stephanie Auty
10:39 AM Support #1253: Selecting correct weights
Fatima,
1. Indeed longitudinal weights have more zeros than cross-sectional - this is by design as TSMs get positi...
Olena Kaminska

01/13/2020

06:18 PM Support #1298: Matching youth data to parent data in Understanding Society
Hi Stefanie,
This is very helpful indeed. I noticed from the reply to Understanding Society User Support issue#252...
Paul Downward
05:29 PM Support #1298 (Feedback): Matching youth data to parent data in Understanding Society
Dear Paul,
In the w_indresp files, w_mnspid is the identifier for that individual's mother, while pidp is the iden...
Stephanie Auty
05:29 PM Support #1297 (In Progress): Household meat consumption
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Stephanie Auty
01:42 PM Support #1253: Selecting correct weights
Dear Olena,
Sorry to bother you again, but I am afraid I am not understanding longitudinal weights. My aim is to ...
Nurfatima Jandarova

01/11/2020

08:29 AM Support #1298 (Resolved): Matching youth data to parent data in Understanding Society
Dear colleague,
I wonder if you can help me with the above. I have used the USS before and merged and matched waves ...
Paul Downward

01/10/2020

02:32 PM Support #1297 (Feedback): Household meat consumption
Hello,
I am using the data _"Understanding Society: Waves 1-9, 2009-2018 and Harmonised BHPS: Waves 1-18, 1991-200...
Neha Deopa

12/23/2019

02:38 PM Support #1273: Weights_considering survey complex structure ?
And to respond to your earlier question, the weights that you suggested are correct. The reason that some zero weight... Olena Kaminska
02:30 PM Support #1273: Weights_considering survey complex structure ?
Lydia,
My suggestion would be use longitudinal enumeration weight at time t, and conditional on it being positive ...
Olena Kaminska
02:06 PM Support #1279: Wave 9 chmain file
Dear Charlotte,
We are still in discussion of this issue and ISER will be closed over the holiday period, reopenin...
Stephanie Auty
02:04 PM Support #1295 (Feedback): Stability across Big 5 personality between wave 15 of BHPS and wave 3 of Understanding Society
Dear C,
We are not aware of any work on this topic. If you would like to discuss this with other researchers you c...
Stephanie Auty

12/20/2019

01:53 PM Support #1279: Wave 9 chmain file
Dear Charlotte,
By using duplicates report pidp (in Stata) on the i_chmain data file, you can see that there is mo...
Stephanie Auty
08:06 AM Support #1273: Weights_considering survey complex structure ?
I forgot one part. If possible, I would like to do
a robustness check by using cross-sectional (or design) weights
...
Lydia Palumbo
08:01 AM Support #1273: Weights_considering survey complex structure ?
Hi Olena,
Sorry. I was not clear. I will rephrase the issue.
I am doing a pooled cross-sectional analysis (with...
Lydia Palumbo
07:33 AM Support #1273: Weights_considering survey complex structure ?
Lydia,
Thank you for your question. Could you clarify? Are you creating your own weights or are you using ours? If...
Olena Kaminska

12/19/2019

03:11 PM Support #1279: Wave 9 chmain file
Dear Charlotte,
Apologies, Alita is currently on leave but I will see what I can find out.
Best wishes,
Stephanie
Stephanie Auty
11:37 AM Support #1279: Wave 9 chmain file
Hi,
Apoligies if you are still working on it, but am wondering if there is any update on my question?
Best,
Ch...
Charlotte Edney
 

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