Linking Surveys and Administrative Data

11 Pages Posted: 31 Mar 2020

Date Written: June 15, 2013

Abstract

Surveys can be linked to other surveys and administrative data. For most social scientists, data referring to individual persons or organizations are of primary importance. Linking such data sets of individual units is called Record Linkage. This paper describes the Record Linkage process for linking administrative and survey data for Social Scientists.

Keywords: record linkage, privacy-preserving record linkage, administrative data

Suggested Citation

Schnell, Rainer, Linking Surveys and Administrative Data (June 15, 2013). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3549220 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3549220

Rainer Schnell (Contact Author)

University of Duisburg-Essen ( email )

Lotharstrasse 1
Duisburg, 47048
Germany

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