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From 09/12/2021 to 10/11/2021

10/11/2021

05:59 PM Support #1591 (In Progress): Design and testing of questionnaire questions
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Understanding Society User Support Team
09:37 AM Support #1591 (Resolved): Design and testing of questionnaire questions
For my PhD data collection that's beginning next week, I'm interested in using some of the questions asked in the UK ... Will Barnes
05:41 PM Support #1583 (Resolved): Children in Wave 1 of BHPS
Understanding Society User Support Team
05:34 PM Support #1588 (Feedback): Combining the BHPS and UKHLS CNEF datasets
Hello,
Please contact CNEF. Contact information is available here: https://www.cnefdata.org/contact
Best wishes...
Understanding Society User Support Team
05:31 PM Support #1587 (In Progress): panssec8_dv
Hello,
If the respondent says that their mother/father was working when they were 14 (maju/paju=1), then they are ...
Understanding Society User Support Team
03:45 PM Support #1590: Creating a weight variable for fixed effects analysis
Hi Olena,
Thank you for your reply.
I am looking at a change between 5 waves (Waves 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10) at a ...
Karen Mak
03:03 PM Support #1590: Creating a weight variable for fixed effects analysis
Karen,
There is no particular reason to create your own weight.
To help you select a weight, please explain how ...
Olena Kaminska

10/08/2021

04:11 PM Support #1590: Creating a weight variable for fixed effects analysis
Hi Olena,
Thanks so much for your prompt reply and for your help.
I tried to look for similar questions on thi...
Karen Mak
03:45 PM Support #1590: Creating a weight variable for fixed effects analysis
Karen,
Yes, weighting is necessary in fixed effect models.
Look for similar questions about pooled analysis on ...
Olena Kaminska
03:21 PM Support #1590 (Feedback): Creating a weight variable for fixed effects analysis
(1) This is an analysis question. This is a good discussion about why and when we should weight. http://jhr.uwpress.o... Understanding Society User Support Team
02:22 PM Support #1590 (Resolved): Creating a weight variable for fixed effects analysis
Dear UKHLS support,
Hope you are well.
May I ask for your advice on whether you think weighting should be app...
Karen Mak
03:23 PM Support #1589 (In Progress): Tracking individuals moving house: lack of wave 2 data for addrmov_dv and distmov_dv
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Understanding Society User Support Team

10/07/2021

06:23 PM Support #1583: Children in Wave 1 of BHPS
Thank you Chris Tracey
04:36 PM Support #1589 (Resolved): Tracking individuals moving house: lack of wave 2 data for addrmov_dv and distmov_dv
Hello,
As part of my analysis I am attempting to track individuals who have move, how long they live at a subseque...
Richard Belcher
11:00 AM Support #1588 (Resolved): Combining the BHPS and UKHLS CNEF datasets
Hi,
I'm a new user of the CNEF harmonised datasets, which include the BHPS dataset and the UKHLS from 2009 to 2015...
A J

10/05/2021

06:52 PM Support #1581: Variables for the creation of education history spells
Dr. Liam Wright has provided syntax to produce Working Life Histories for BHPS and UKHLS data: https://osf.io/c3v9f/
...
Understanding Society User Support Team
09:07 AM Support #1587 (In Progress): panssec8_dv
Hi folks,
I hope you are all well. I was just wondering why there are no positive values for manssec8_dv and panss...
Michael Vallely

09/30/2021

01:10 PM Support #1586 (Feedback): Merging UKHLS waves and optimal weight
1. Do you want to set up the indresp data in long format? Then please look at the syntax file which shows you how to ... Understanding Society User Support Team
10:00 AM Support #1586: Merging UKHLS waves and optimal weight
Typo: when I say svyset i_psu[pw=i_ind5mus_lw], strata(i_strata) I meant *svyset j_psu[pw=j_ind5mus_lw], strata(j_str... Gonçalo Gameiro

09/29/2021

04:09 PM Support #1586: Merging UKHLS waves and optimal weight
And if it is merging that I should do, is it 1:1 or m:1?
Thanks!
Gonçalo Gameiro
01:08 PM Support #1586 (Resolved): Merging UKHLS waves and optimal weight
Hello everyone,
I am doing my master thesis and I am interested in studying the integration/assimilation process o...
Gonçalo Gameiro

09/27/2021

11:52 AM Support #1585: Weights for youth dataset
Thank you! Ruth Plackett
11:49 AM Support #1585: Weights for youth dataset
Ruth,
Yes, this would be the correct suboptimal weight.
Best,
Olena
Olena Kaminska
10:38 AM Support #1585: Weights for youth dataset
Hi there
As you've suggested I have used psnenus_lw weight when they are 13 at wave 2 and so on and ui from wave 6...
Ruth Plackett

09/22/2021

02:13 PM Support #1585: Weights for youth dataset
Ruth - I cannot see any email request from you. Please email usersupport@understandingsociety.ac.uk Understanding Society User Support Team
11:59 AM Support #1585: Weights for youth dataset
Thanks Olena. OK that makes sense and so xw weights aren't relevant for my case as I do want to use info form latter ... Ruth Plackett
11:45 AM Support #1585: Weights for youth dataset
Ruth,
You can use xw weight only if your analysis uses 1 wave, and therefore does not use any information from oth...
Olena Kaminska
12:16 PM Support #1582 (Feedback): UKHLS labour liked data
Our data team have responded to this query:
About "the exact number of employees by firm": What the Nest data will...
Understanding Society User Support Team

09/21/2021

11:05 PM Support #1585: Weights for youth dataset
Hi Olena
Thanks for your reply it was really helpful. I've emailed user support to request the training material ...
Ruth Plackett

09/20/2021

05:04 PM Support #1584 (Feedback): "inapplicable" end date of maternity leave & how to find out when leave ended
Hello,
You are correct in your reading of how the questionniare works. I am summarising it here.
jbstat and mat...
Understanding Society User Support Team
04:44 PM Support #1584 (In Progress): "inapplicable" end date of maternity leave & how to find out when leave ended
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Understanding Society User Support Team
03:55 PM Support #1585 (Feedback): Weights for youth dataset
Understanding Society User Support Team
03:46 PM Support #1585: Weights for youth dataset
Ruth,
Yes, technically you will be pooling young people from different years. As a suboptimal weight try to use ps...
Olena Kaminska
03:20 PM Support #1585 (Resolved): Weights for youth dataset
Hi there
I'm looking to conduct a longitudinal analysis using the youth data from waves 1-10 from Usoc. I'm lookin...
Ruth Plackett

09/17/2021

06:28 PM Support #1584: "inapplicable" end date of maternity leave & how to find out when leave ended
apologies, some "=" got deleted from the above before posting.
The entry should read
Dear support team,
I am try...
Laura Jones
06:25 PM Support #1584 (Resolved): "inapplicable" end date of maternity leave & how to find out when leave ended
Dear support team,
I am trying to create a variable measuring length of labour market interruption following childbi...
Laura Jones

09/15/2021

05:26 AM Support #1583 (Feedback): Children in Wave 1 of BHPS
Hello,
Basic information about all household members of households that responded/enumerated are recorded in the f...
Understanding Society User Support Team

09/14/2021

03:05 PM Support #1583 (Resolved): Children in Wave 1 of BHPS
Hi.
I'd like to be able to track adults in Wave 2 of BHPS who were children in wave 1. There doesn't seem to be a ...
Chris Tracey
01:34 PM Support #1581 (Feedback): Variables for the creation of education history spells
Hello,
As you have rightly pointed out the education data is collected differently for UKHLS, so you will have to ...
Understanding Society User Support Team
12:55 PM Support #1581 (In Progress): Variables for the creation of education history spells
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Understanding Society User Support Team
12:54 PM Support #1582 (In Progress): UKHLS labour liked data
Many thanks for your enquiry. The Understanding Society team is looking into it and we will get back to you as soon a... Understanding Society User Support Team

09/13/2021

10:52 AM Support #1582 (Resolved): UKHLS labour liked data
Hello,
I am currently working on a research project in which I need to know the exact number of employees by firm ...
Maria Cabrera
 

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