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General Information

Title Background Variables
Panel LISS panel
Project Number 1
Abstract The household box needs to be completed when joining the panel, before the household can start completing other questionnaires. Thereafter, the contact person is presented the household box every month to enter any changes that may have occurred.
Study Type Background Variables
Longitudinal Type Single Wave Study
Note
Researcher Elshout, Suzan
Analysis Unit Individual
Publisher CentERdata
Copyright © 2012 CentERdata
Funding Organization
CentERdata/MESS Project


Response Overview

The Household Box is fielded every month.

Collection Events

Data Collection Period: 2007-11-01 to 2014-12-31
Sample: Contact person of each household
Data Collection Mode: internet survey
Fieldwork Organization: CentERdata
Fieldwork Note: The household box needs to be completed when joining the panel, before the household can start completing other questionnaires. Thereafter, the contact person is presented the household box every month to enter any changes that may have occurred. Non-respondents are sent a reminder twice a month.

Questionnaires

Name Description
Household Box Please note that all questions of the questionnaire are completed by the household contact person only.

Here we present the version of the household box as when filled in for the first time. In following measures, earlier given answers are shown on the screen, which the respondent can edit if changes have occured.

The questionnaire was conducted in Dutch.

Codebooks and Other Materials

Filename: codebook_​BackgroundVariables_​EN_​8.0.pdf
Material Type: pdf
Description: Codebook in English
File: Download
Filename: codeboek_​AchtergrondVariabelen_​NL_​8.0.pdf
Material Type: pdf
Description: Codebook in Dutch
File: Download
Filename: Imputation income LISS until sept 2011.pdf
Material Type: pdf
Description: This document describes the procedure used to impute missing income information in the household questionnaire of the LISS panel - until september 2011.
File: Download
Filename: imputation income LISS from sept 2011.pdf
Material Type: pdf
Description: This document describes the procedure used to impute missing income information in the household questionnaire of the LISS panel.
File: Download

Datasets

Dataset: Avars
Version: -
Note:

Merging files:
-Please note that when merging the Background Variables with other survey data one should only use the key variable nomem_encr. Using nohouse_encr can lead to missing data due to household changes. 
-Choose the Background Variables corresponding to the month(s) of the data collection of your survey, not the most recent background variables.

The variables in these data files are presented per person, including variables that contain information on the entire household. These data represent a snapshot of the situation at the end of the field work period concerned.

  • Variables at household level: lftdhhh, aantalhh, aantalki, partner, woonvorm, woning, sted, nettohh_f, brutohh_f, werving (published from April 2011 onwards), simpc
  • Variables at individual level: geslacht, positie, gebjaar, leeftijd, lftdcat, burgstat, belbezig, brutoink, brutoink_f, nettoink/netinc, nettoink_f, brutocat, nettocat, oplzon, oplmet, oplcat, herkomstgroep (published from October 2010 onwards), doetmee
Variables: View Variables

Datafiles

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Codings

There are no Codings for this Dataset

Publications

The following publications based on the data of this study are currently available:

  1. Informing panel members about study results: effects of traditional and innovative forms of feedback on participation
    In: M. Callegaro, R. Baker, J. Bethlehem, A. S. Göritz, J. A. Krosnick and P. J. Lavrakas (Eds.). Online Panel Research: An Interdisciplinary Approach. Wiley.
    Scherpenzeel, Annette and Toepoel, Vera

  2. A(nother) piece of cake?
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    Lammers, C.S.

  3. Adverse selection and moral hazard in the choice of a deductible in health costs insurance: an empirical analysis on Dutch data
    paper presented at the European Economic Association & Econometric Society, 27 - 31 August 2012, Málaga, Spain
    Van Ophem, H. ; Berkhout, P.

  4. An Oaxaca-Blinder decomposition of the native-immigrant wage gap in the Netherlands
    Varkevisser, Tom

  5. Are social media users different?
    Erasmus School of Economics, Department of Applied Economics
    Vreugdenhil, J.

  6. Assessing mediators in the relationship between commute time and subjective well being: a structural equation analysis
    submitted for the Transportation Research Board congres, January 2014
    Kroesen, M.

  7. Can receiving a serious health update help individuals suffering from tobacco addiction? An examination into the Dutch population’s behavioural reactions to health shocks.
    Erasmus School of Economics
    Mudd, Andrea

  8. Computer crime victimization: Role of security software and online behavior
    Master thesis, Economics, Tilburg University
    Angelidakis, P.

  9. Consumptiegedrag bij dalende huizenprijzen: analyse op basis van een enquête
    Universiteit van Amsterdam, Econometrie
    Van Vliet, Kasper

  10. Coverage-bias in internetpanels
    Master thesis, Institute for Statistics, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
    Brendel, M.

  11. Cultureel startkapitaal, een blijvend voordeel?
    Mens en Maatschappij (2017), 92(2), 125-152
    Veerman, F., ; Drift, M. van der, ; Maas, I.

  12. De consumptie van huishoudens bij dalende huizenprijzen
    Universiteit van Amsterdam, Econometrie
    Walschot, Ruben

  13. De toereikendheid van pensioeninkomens in Nederland. Een meerpijlerbenadering
    In: W. Asbeek Brusse en C.J. van Montfort (red.) Wonen, zorg en pensioenen. Hervormen en verbinden.
    Knoef, M.G ; Been, J. ; Alessie, R.J.M ; Caminada, C.L.J. ; Goudswaard, K.P. ; Kalwij, A.

  14. Determinanten der Teilnahme von Privatinvestoren am Aktienmarkt
    Institut für Banken und Finanzierung, Leibniz Universität Hannover
    Cambier, Myriam

  15. Does it Pay Off to Include Non-Internet Households in an Internet Panel?
    International Journal of Internet Science, 8(1), pp. 17-29
    Leenheer, J ; Scherpenzeel, A.C.

  16. Dynamics in the radical right’s electorate
    Radboud University Nijmegen, Research Master Social Cultural Science
    Sipma, T.

  17. Een kwantitatieve analyse van consumptieve bestedingen bij dalende huizenprijzen
    Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Nederland
    Van den As, D.A.

  18. Entrepreneurship and family composition
    Bachelor thesis, Erasmus Research Institute of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam
    Kok, C.

  19. Family characteristics and entrepreneurship among immigrants in the Netherlands
    Master thesis, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Erasmus School of Economics
    Grigorian, A.A.

  20. Gender and the Effect of Working Hours on Firm-Sponsored Training
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 125, pp. 192-211
    Picchio, M., ; Ours, J.C. van

  21. Happiness, unemployment and self-esteem
    presented at the RC28 Conference in Tilburg, May 28-30, 2015.
    Meer, P.H. van der, ; Wielers, R.J.J.

  22. Het inkomensverschil van immigranten van de eerste en tweede generatie ten opzichte van autochtonen in Nederland
    Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde, Amsterdam School of Economics Bachelorscriptie Econometrie
    Romme, G.

  23. How Unemployment Experience Affects Support for the Welfare State: A Real Panel Approach
    European Sociological Review (2016), 32 (1): 81-92
    Naumann, E., ; Buss, C., ; Bähr, J.

  24. Improving Survey Methods
    Routledge, Volume in the European Association of Methodology series
    Engel, U. ; Jann, B. ; Lynn, P. ; Scherpenzeel, A. ; Sturgis, P.

  25. Improving web survey quality
    In: Callegaro, M., Baker, R.P, Bethlehem, J., Göritz, A.J., Krosnick, J.A., & Lavrakas, P.J. (Eds.), Online Panel Research: A Data Quality Perspective, pp. 273-298
    Steinmetz, S. ; Bianchi, A. ; Tijdens, K. ; Biffignandi, S.

  26. Income inequality after education
    Tilburg School of Economics and Management
    Berens, D.W.H.A.

  27. Income-related health inequalities: does perceived discrimination matter?
    International Journal of Public Health:
    Simons, A.M.W. ; Groffen, D.A.I. ; Bosma, H.

  28. Item Sum Double-List Technique
    Social Survey Methods
    Krumpal, I., ; Jann, B., ; Korndöfer, M., ; Schmukle, S.C.

  29. Language proficiency of migrants: The relation with job satisfaction and matching
    IZA Discussion Paper No. 7366
    Bloemen, H.G.

  30. Language skills and labor market performance of immigrants in the Netherlands
    Labour Economics, 34 (2015) 76-85
    Yao, Yuxin ; Jan, van Ours

  31. Leisure & subjective well-being
    Yildiz, Buket

  32. Levenstevredenheid na pensionering
    Bachelor thesis, Department of Sociology, University of Amsterdam
    Splinter, M.

  33. Non-parametric Bayesian Forecasts Of Election Outcomes
    Erasmus University Rotterdam, Erasmus School of Economics
    Atav, B.

  34. Nonresponse and attrition in a probability-based online panel for the general population
    In: Callegaro, M., Baker, R.P, Bethlehem, J., Göritz, A.J., Krosnick, J.A., & Lavrakas, P.J. (Eds.), Online Panel Research: A Data Quality Perspective, pp. 135-153
    Lugtig, P. ; Das, M. ; Scherpenzeel, A.

  35. Online Panel Research
    Wiley Series in Survey Methodology
    Callegaro, M. ; Baker, R. ; Bethlehem, J. ; Göritz, A.S. ; Krosnick, J.A. ; Lavrakas, P.J.

  36. Risk Aversion and Religion
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 47(2), 165-183
    Noussair, C.N. ; Trautmann, S.T. ; Van De Kuilen, G. ; Vellekoop, N.

  37. Social Security Wealth and Household Consumption: Evidence from recent pension reforms in the Netherlands
    University of Groningen, Faculty of Economics and Business
    Dieteren, L.M.

  38. Support vector machines
    Stata Journal (2016), 16(4), p. 917-937
    Guenther, N., ; Schonlau. M.

  39. Survey Participation in a Probability-Based Internet Panel in the Netherlands
    In: U. Engel, B. Jann, P. Lynn , A. Scherpenzeel & P. Sturgis (Eds.) Improving Survey Methods. Taylor & Francis Group. pp. 223-235
    Scherpenzeel, A,

  40. Tax Incentives to Promote Active Ageing: The Introduction of the Doorwerkbonus in the Netherlands
    Master Thesis, Economics and Finance of Aging, Tilburg University
    Da Silva Soca, María Luisa

  41. The Cross-sectional Distribution of Financial Literacy in the United States versus the Netherlands
    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
    Zofakis, F.A.

  42. The Impact of Non-Coverage in Web Surveys
    Faculty of Social Sciences, Psychology, Utrecht University
    Hendriks, Y.

  43. The impact of manager’s age on the hiring chances of older applicants
    Medina, J.A.F.

  44. The influence of personality on career success: An empirical study
    de Gruijter, L.B.

  45. The wage return to education during the recent economic crisis - An application to the Netherlands
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    van Trigt, K.

  46. Trait Impulsivity and Change in Mental Health Problems After Violent Crime Victimization
    Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 28(8), pp. 1642-1656
    Kunst, M. ; Van Wilsem, J.A.

  47. Voter Turnout and Twitter: The Example of the 2012 Dutch National Election
    University of Twente, Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social sciences (BMS)
    Bottor, Melanie