May I ask whether there is any document or report showing how the household asset in Understanding Society is questioned, calculated, and analysed? For example, how do you measure the current asset and real estate? And how do you measure the total household asset and compare it throughout different waves?
Any guidance on household asset calculation might help.
Respondents are asked questions about assets and wealth and you can find that by looking through the household questionnaire. The questionnaires for each wave can be found here:https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/documentation/mainstage/questionnaires
Best wishes,Understanding Society User Support Team
Do you have any information on when the next time data on assets and debt will be collected (the "wealthassetsanddebt" section)?
I would be grateful if you could provide any information on the timing of future collection of these variables.
Please refer to the long term content plan, which you can download here: https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/documentation/mainstage/long-term-content-plan
This shows that the module you are interested in is part of wave 8, which is currently in field and this data will be released towards the end of next year.
You can also view the questionnaire by clicking the Wave 8 tab here: https://www.understandingsociety.ac.uk/documentation/mainstage/questionnaires
Best wishes,Stephanie Auty - Understanding Society User Support Officer
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