Retrospective Data Collection in Europe
19 Pages Posted: 15 Oct 2009
Date Written: December 2008
Retrospective data play an important role in social science research. This paper provides an overview of problems arising during the process and also presents the solutions found in the field. It also shows details of the collection of retrospective data in the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) in the SHARELIFE project.
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Fräßdorf, Mathis and Börsch-Supan, Axel H., Retrospective Data Collection in Europe (December 2008). MEA Discussion Paper No. 172-2008, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1444381 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1444381
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