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Unformatted text preview: PADP 8120 Fertig Spring 2011 UGA Downloading PSID Data 1. Go to PSID website for information about data: http://psidonline.isr.umich.edu/ 2. Go to website data center to download data: http://simba.isr.umich.edu/ 3. Many choices, but let's do "By Index" first 4. Click the plus in front of family-level data this gives you a sense of the topics you can get data on and what years the data is available 5. Go back to data center and choose "By search" this time 6. Under "Data File Type", choose PSID Family-level; under "Data Year", choose 2007; leave bubbles as is; type "age" in the box; click "Search Codebooks" button a. Select "Age of Head"; click "Add to Cart" button 7. Type "marital" in the box; click "Search Codebooks" button a. Select "Head Marital Status"; click "Add to Cart" button 8. Type "sex" in the box; click "Search Codebooks" button a. Select "Sex of Head"; click "Add to Cart" button 9. Type "race" in the box; click "Search Codebooks" button a. Select "L39 Spanish Descent-Head" and "L40 Race of Head-Mention 1"; click "Add to Cart" button 10. Type "education" in the box; click "Search Codebooks" button a. Select "Completed Ed-HD"; click "Add to Cart" button 11. Type "family income" in the box; click "Search Codebooks" button a. Select "Total family income=2006"; click "Add to Cart" button 12. Type "TANF" in the box; click "Search Codebooks" button a. Select "G25E Whether ADC/TANF Head"; click "Add to Cart" button 13. Type "food stamps" in the box; click "Search Codebooks" button a. Select "F11 Wtr received food stamps last year"; click "Add to Cart" button 14. Click "your cart" 15. Click "[Variables]" check to make sure all 9 variables are there (the family id number will also be there for a total of 10), then close that small window 16. Click "checkout" button 17. Click "Registration" and fill this out write down the email address you used and password 18. Get back to your cart 19. Codebook type (PDF); Data output type (Ascii Data with Stata Statements); click "send links to my email"; click "Submit" 20. Check email to retrieve data, stata code, and codebook you should have a pdf, a do file and a txt file (the actual data). ...
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