The IZA Evaluation Dataset Survey: A Scientific Use File

40 Pages Posted: 22 Feb 2014

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Patrick P. Arni

University of Lausanne - Department of Economics (DEEP)

Marco Caliendo

University of Potsdam; Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

Steffen Künn

University of Potsdam

Klaus F. Zimmermann

Global Labor Organization (GLO); UNU-MERIT; Maastricht University, Department of Economics; Free University Berlin; University of Bonn; Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR); Journal of Population Economics

Abstract

This reference paper describes the sampling and contents of the IZA Evaluation Dataset Survey and outlines its vast potential for research in labor economics. The data have been part of a unique IZA project to connect administrative data from the German Federal Employment Agency with innovative survey data to study the out-mobility of individuals to work. This study makes the survey available to the research community as a Scientific Use File by explaining the development, structure, and access to the data. Furthermore, it also summarizes previous findings with the survey data.

Keywords: survey data, scientific use file, labor market policies, evaluation, migration, ethnicity, attitudes, behavior, skills

JEL Classification: C81, H43, J68

Suggested Citation

Arni, Patrick P. and Caliendo, Marco and Künn, Steffen and Zimmermann, Klaus F., The IZA Evaluation Dataset Survey: A Scientific Use File. IZA Discussion Paper No. 7971, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2399811

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