Conferences and workshops organized by PSID

September 14-15, 2017 | Agenda |
Annual User Conference - This multidisciplinary conference has a special theme: PSID’s 50th anniversary, which will occur in 2018. This event is sponsored by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the National Institute on Aging, and the National Science Foundation. Attendance is restricted to registered participants and invited guests.
 
June 23, 2017  | Agenda | Papers |
Conference on Life Course Influences on Later Life Health and Wellbeing - The Panel Study of Income Dynamics, with support from the National Institute on Aging, will hold a conference in Ann Arbor Michigan on life course influences on late-life health and wellbeing. Attendance is restricted to registered participants and invited guests.
 
June 12-16, 2017
PSID Data User Training Workshop, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
This five-day workshop will orient participants to the content and structure of the Core PSID, its special topics modules, and the PSID Child Development Supplement and PSID Transition into Adulthood Supplement. The workshop pairs morning instructional sessions led by experienced PSID researchers and staff with afternoon guided lab sessions in which users construct their own analytic data files.

A limited number of stipends are available to graduate students and junior researchers who apply by April 14 to help with travel and lodging costs. All applications received by April 14 will be given priority for enrollment.

Learn more about the workshop and apply to participate through the ICPSR Summer Program.

Support is provided by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute on Child Health and Human Development.
 
September 15-16, 2016 | Agenda | What's New |
Annual User Conference - This multidisciplinary conference highlights research by new and experienced users based on data from the PSID main interview and the study's supplements. The event is supported by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute on Child Health and Human Development, the National Institute on Aging, and the National Science Foundation. Attendance is restricted to registered participants and invited guests.
 
August 22, 2016
PSID Informational Workshop at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting (Seattle, WA) - This interactive workshop is geared toward current and prospective users of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID, psid.org), the world’s longest longitudinal household panel survey. It provides an overview of the general design and content of PSID and its supplemental surveys. The second half of the workshop includes a detailed walk-through of the PSID website, documentation, and data center as well as a question-and-answer session related to participant- specific inquiries. The PSID has collected data on a wide range of sociologically relevant topics from a nationally representative sample of US families and their descendants since 1968. Content domains include employment, occupations, income, wealth, education, expenditures, health, aging, marriage, childbearing, child development, youth transitions, philanthropy, intergenerational relations, and numerous other topics.
 
June 13-17, 2016
Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) Data User Workshop - A PSID Data User Workshop was held through the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research’s (ICPSR) Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research, in Ann Arbor, June 13-17, 2016. The goals of the workshop were to orient participants to the content and structure of the core PSID interview and its supplemental studies. PSID project staff provided instruction to the 25 participants who included graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, faculty, and research professionals. A second workshop will be held through ICPSR in Ann Arbor during the summer of 2017. These workshops are sponsored by the Eunice Kennedy Shiver National Institute on Child Health and Human Development.
 
June 9-10, 2016 | Agenda | Papers |
Conference on New Directions in Intergenerational Transfers and Time Use in Later Life - The Panel Study of Income Dynamics, with support from the National Institute on Aging, held a two-day conference in Ann Arbor Michigan on intergenerational transfers and time use in later life.
 
March 30, 2016
Panel Study of Income Dynamics Workshop for New and Prospective Users - The Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) is offering a pre-conference workshop at the 2016 Population Association of America meeting in Washington, DC. The event is free to registered meeting attendees.

This interactive workshop provides an overview of PSID, highlighting the structure and content of the main interview, its supplemental surveys including the 1997-2008 Child Development Supplement, the Transition into Adulthood Supplement, and the Disability and Use of Time Supplement, and recent and upcoming data collection efforts such as the Rosters and Transfers Module, the Childhood Retrospective Circumstances Study, the Adult Well-Being Study, the 2014 Child Development Supplement, and a new immigrant refresher to be fielded in 2017. The second half of the workshop offers a walk-through of the PSID website, documentation, and data center.

Pre-registration is not required, but please email Paula Fomby at pfomby@umich.edu if you are interested in attending to help with the expected count.
 
April 24, 2015  | Agenda | Live Stream |
Rising Wealth Inequality. Causes, Consequences, and Potential Responses - the PSID will co-sponsor a conference that features leading researchers on the topic of wealth inequality. Attendance will be restricted to registered participants and invited guests.
 
March 18, 2013  | Agenda |
New Directions in Consumption Research with PSID - The PSID hosted a one-day workshop focused on consumption research and measurement. Several research papers were presented using the expanded PSID consumption data, and ideas were discussed for ways to enhance the PSID for consumption-based research.
 
September 13-14, 2012  | Agenda |
Inequality Across Multiple Generations -  The conference featured new research on inequality dynamics across multiple (at least three) generations. Conference attendance was restricted to registered participants and invited guests.
 
May 5-6, 2011  | Agenda |
The effects of early life events on late life health and well-being -  The PSID cosponsored a two-day conference that examines the impact of early life events on late life health, economic outcomes, and well-being.
 
September 23-24, 2010  | Agenda | Papers | Small Grant Winners |
Conference on SES and Health Across Generations and Over the Life Course -  The Panel Study of Income Dynamics, with support from the National Institute on Aging, will hold a two-day conference on SES and Health in Ann Arbor, Michigan. PSID is supporting 8 research projects with small grants. The conference will bring together these scholars and others in the area of life course SES and health to generate additional scientific and policy-relevant findings, facilitate future collaborations including NIH proposal submissions, and provide feedback to PSID about possible needs for content changes and/or future data collections.
 
September 17, 2010
Conference on Spatial Distribution of Family Members Across the Life Course -  The Panel Study of Income Dynamics and the Health and Retirement Study, with support from the National Institute on Aging, will hold a conference at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, featuring research based on the newly available geospatial data from these two panel studies. Data on location and distances between family members are available in both studies and can be used to examine a wide array of issues. The goals of the workshop are to stimulate research using these new data and to learn from researchers ways in which such data can be made more accessible to the research community.
 
June 3-4, 2010 | Agenda |
Child Development Supplement Wave III and Transition into Adulthood Study New Results Workshop. -  A workshop featuring the use of new data from the third wave of the Child Development Supplement and the Transition into Adulthood study will be held at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with support from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute on Child Health and Human Development and the Economic Research Service of the United States Department of Agriculture.
 
September 10 - 12th, 2009
Cornell University is hosting the biennial German Socio-Economic Panel and the Cross-National Equivalent File (GSOEP-CNEF) workshop. For more information please see: GSOEP-CNEF User Workshop 2009
 
December 10 - 11, 2008 | Agenda | Discussion Points |
The Scientific Assessment of Biomeasures in the Panel Study of Income Dynamics, December 10-11, 2008. The papers were published in a special issue of Biodemography and Social Biology, volume 55 issue 2, 2009.
 
November 20 - 21, 2008 | Agenda | Papers | Small Grant Winners |
Two-day Conference on Pensions, Private Accounts, and Retirement Savings over the Life Course, November 20 - 21, 2008. The Panel Study of Income Dynamics, with support from the National Institute on Aging, held a two-day conference on life course financial well-being November 20-21, 2008 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. PSID supported 5 research projects with small grants. The conference brought together these scholars and others in the area of life course financial well-being to generate additional scientific and policy-relevant findings, facilitate future collaborations including NIH proposal submissions, and provide feedback to PSID about possible needs for content changes and/or future data collections.
 
February 21 - 24, 2008 | Agenda |
The 40th anniversary of the PSID was celebrated at the 78th Annual Meeting of Eastern Sociological Society at the Roosevelt Hotel, New York City.
 
December 5 - 6, 2007 | Agenda | Papers |
The PSID hosted a two-day conference on the Event History Calendar Method for the U.S. Census Bureau on December 5 - 6, 2007 in Washington, DC. The goal of the conference was to provide scientific expertise to the Census in the enhancement of the SIPP in the area of event history calendars as a data collection tool.
 
December 12, 2005 | Agenda | Presentations | List of Attendees |
PSID and the Bureau of Labor Statistics organized a day of meetings to discuss measurement of expenditure data in national surveys.
 
June 24 - 25, 2005 | Agenda |
CDS-II Early Results Workshop: June 24-25, 2005 Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI. The Survey Research Center of the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan is hosting a 2-day workshop to highlight new empirical research focusing on the recently released Child Development Supplement.
 
January 28, 2005 | Agenda |
PSID staff hosted a workshop addressing the topic of time use measurement in the PSID from the perspectives of psychology, sociology, and economics. The workshop included presentations on operational and methodological issues from investigators who are involved in time use data collections.
 
October 23, 2003 |Agenda|
A PSID one-day workshop highlighted papers that examine health and aging issues using the PSID.
 
October 28 - 29, 2000 |Agenda|
International Workshop for Panel Study Principal Investigators
 
October 26 - 27, 2000 |Agenda|
Conference on Cross-National Comparative Research Using Panel Surveys


Conferences at which PSID staff displayed exhibits

April 26-29, 2017
An introductory workshop for new and prospective users of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics will be held at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America, Wednesday, April 26, 2-4 pm, Chicago Hilton Conference Room 4G. PSID staff will also be available at exhibit booth #202 throughout the conference. Papers presented at the meeting using PSID and supplemental data are located here.
 
April 6-8, 2017
PSID and CDS staff will hold an exhibit (Exhibit Booth #400) at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development in Austin, TX (See https://convention2.allacademic.com/one/srcd/srcd17 for program details). We will also be holding a workshop "Introduction to the PSID Child Development Supplement" on Wednesday, April 5th.
 
January 6-8, 2017
PSID staff held an exhibit (Exhibit Booth #113) at the annual meeting of the American Economic Association in Chicago, IL
(See https://www.aeaweb.org/conference/2017/preliminary for program details). Papers presented at the meeting using PSID and supplemental data are located here.
 
November 3-5, 2016
PSID staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (See https://appam.confex.com/appam/2016/webprogram/start.html for program details). Papers presented at the meeting using PSID and supplemental data are located here.
 
August 20-23, 2016
PSID staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association in Seattle, WA (See http://www.asanet.org/annual-meeting/program for program details). Papers presented at the meeting using PSID and supplemental data are located here.
 
March 31-April 2, 2016
PSID staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the Populations Association of America in Washington, DC
(See http://www.populationassociation.org/program-committee-paa2016/ for program details).

PSID and CDS staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence in Baltimore, MD
(See https://convention2.allacademic.com/one/sra/sra16/ for program details).
 
January 3-5, 2016
PSID staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the American Economic Association in San Francisco, CA
(See https://www.aeaweb.org/conference/2016/ for program details).
 
November 18-22, 2015
PSID staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Association of America in Orlando, FL
 
August 22-25, 2015
PSID staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association in Chicago, IL
(See http://www.asanet.org/news-events/meetings/previous-annual-meetings for program details).
 
April 30-May 2, 2015
PSID staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the Populations Association of America in San Diego, CA
(See http://paa2015.princeton.edu/ for program details).
 
March 19-21, 2015
PSID and CDS staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development in Philadelphia, PA
(See https://convention2.allacademic.com/one/srcd/srcd15/ for program details).
 
January 3-5, 2015
PSID staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the American Economic Association in Boston, MA
(See https://www.aeaweb.org/conference/2015/ for program details).
 
November 5-9, 2014
PSID staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Association of America in Washington, DC.
 
August 16-19, 2014
PSID staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association in San Francisco, CA
(See http://www.asanet.org/news-events/meetings/previous-annual-meetings for program details).
 
May 1-3, 2014
PSID staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the Populations Association of America in Boston, MA
(See http://paa2014.princeton.edu/ for program details).
 
March 20-22, 2014
PSID and CDS staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence in Austin, TX
(See http://www.s-r-a.org/biennial-meeting/meeting-archives for program details).
 
January 3-5, 2014
PSID staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the American Economic Association in Philadelphia, PA
(See https://www.aeaweb.org/conference/2014/ for program details).
 
November 20-24, 2013
PSID staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Association of America in New Orleans, LA.
 
August 10-13, 2013
PSID staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association in New York, NY
(See http://www.asanet.org/news-events/meetings/previous-annual-meetings for program details).
 
April 11-13, 2013
PSID staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the Populations Association of America in New Orleans, LA
(See http://paa2013.princeton.edu/ for program details).
 
April 18-20, 2013
PSID and CDS staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development in Seattle, WA
(See http://www.srcd.org/meetings/biennial-meeting/biennial-meeting-archives for program details).
 
January 4-6, 2013
PSID staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the American Economic Association in San Diego, CA
(See https://www.aeaweb.org/conference/2013/ for program details).
 
November 14-17, 2012
PSID staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Association of America in San Deigo, CA.
 
August 17-20, 2012
PSID staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association in Denver, CO
(See http://www.asanet.org/news-events/meetings/previous-annual-meetings for program details).
 
May 3-5, 2012
PSID staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the Populations Association of America in San Francisco, CA
(See http://paa2012.princeton.edu/ for program details).
 
March 8-10, 2012
PSID and CDS staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence in Vancover, British Columia, Canada
(See http://www.s-r-a.org/biennial-meeting/meeting-archives for program details).
 
January 6-8, 2012
PSID staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the American Economic Association in Chicago, IL
(See https://www.aeaweb.org/conference/2012/ for program details).
 
November 19-23, 2011
PSID staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Association of America in New Orleans, LA.
 
August 20-23, 2011
PSID staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association in New Orleans, LA
(See http://www.asanet.org/news-events/meetings/previous-annual-meetings for program details).
 
March 31-April 2, 2011
PSID staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the Populations Association of America in Washington, DC
(See http://paa2011.princeton.edu/ for program details).
 
March 31- April 2, 2011
PSID and CDS staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development in Montreal, Quebec, Canada (See http://www.srcd.org/meetings/biennial-meeting/biennial-meeting-archives for program details).
 
January 7-9, 2011
PSID staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the American Economic Association in Denver, CO
(See https://www.aeaweb.org/conference/2011/ for program details).
 
November 18-21, 2010
PSID staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Association of America in Boston, MA.
 
August 14-17, 2010
PSID staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association in Atlanta, GA
(See http://www.asanet.org/news-events/meetings/previous-annual-meetings for program details).
 
April 15 - 17, 2010
PSID and the Child Development Supplement staff held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America in Dallas, TX (See http://paa2010.princeton.edu/ for program details). Papers presented at the meeting using PSID data are located here .
 
March 11-13, 2010
Staff from the PSID Child Development Supplement and Transition into Adulthood Study exhibited study materials at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence in Philadelphia, PA March 11-13, 2010.
 
April 30 - May 2, 2009
PSID and CDS held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America in Detroit, MI. A list of presentations by authors using PSID-CDS data may be found here: Presentations
 
April 2 - 4, 2009
The Child Development Supplement held an exhibit at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development in Denver, CO.
 
January 5 - 7, 2009
PSID held an exhibit an the annual meeting of the American Economic Association in San Francisco, CA.
 
November 21 - 25, 2008
PSID held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America in Harbor Springs, MD.
 
August 1 - 4, 2008
Jean Yeung led a panel session "The Panel Study of Income Dynamics - 40 years of American Family Lives" at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association in Boston, MA on August 3.
 
April 17 - 19, 2008
PSID and the Child Development Supplement held an exhibit at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America in New Orleans, LA (See http://paa2008.princeton.edu/ProgramSummary.aspx for meeting details).
 
March 6 - 9, 2008
The Child Development Supplement exhibited at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence in Chicago, IL, March 6-9, 2008.
 
August 11 - 14, 2007
Study materials for the Child Development Supplement were exhibited at the annual meetings of the American Sociological Association held in 2006 and 2007 in Montreal, Quebec, August 11 - 14, 2006 and New York City, August 11-14, 2007.
 
March 29 - 31, 2007
PSID and the Child Development Supplement will hold an exhibit at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America in New York City (More information). A special session on childhood obesity will feature research based on the Child Development Supplement (Session 302: Causes and Consequences of Overweight and Obesity in Children and Youth Organizer, Chair: Dean Jolliffe, U.S. Department of Agriculture and Discussant: Chad Meyerhoefer, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality).
 
September 12 - 14, 2006
The Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS) at the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), University of London, is hosting the International Conference on Child Cohort Studies, September 12-14, 2006 at Catherine's College, Oxford, England. The objective of the conference is to promote communication and comparison between those designing, conducting and analyzing large-scale birth cohort studies in different countries that began around the turn of the new millennium. Tina Mainieri will be presenting information about the Child Development Supplement to the PSID.
 
August 12 - 13 2006
Jean Yeung led a panel session to discuss the potential and uses of the PSID at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association in Montreal, Quebec on August 12. Kate McGonagle and Jean Yeung presented information about PSID and CDS at the Data Resources Poster Session at the ASA meeting on Sunday August 13.
 
July 12 - 14, 2006
General Interest Workshop: Methodology of Longitudinal Surveys. International Conference to be held at the University of Essex (More information)
 
March 29 - April 1, 2006
The Panel Study of Income Dynamics and the Child Development Supplement exhibited at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America in Los Angeles (More information)
 
March 23 - 26, 2006
The CDS exhibited at the Society for Research on Adolescence Biennial Meeting in San Francisco
 
August 15, 2005
PSID and CDS presented at the Data Resources Poster Session Monday August 15 from 9am - 12pm at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association in Philadelphia, PA.
 
March 31 - April 2, 2005
The Panel Study of Income Dynamics and the Child Development Supplement exhibited at the annual Population Association of America annual meeting in Philadelphia, PA, March 31 - April 2 (More information). The Child Development Supplement also exhibited at the Society for Research on Child Development biennial meeting in Atlanta, GA, April 7-10.
 
March 30, 2005
The Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) held a free 3-hour workshop entitled "Introduction to Using the Panel Study of Income Dynamics and its Child Development Supplement" one day prior to the annual meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA) on Wednesday, March 30, 2005 from 2:00-5:00 pm, at the Philadelphia Marriott in Conference Rooms 401-402, Level Four.
 
February 10, 2005
The Child Development Supplement exhibited at the annual Population Association of America annual meeting in Philadelphia, PA, March 31 - April 2, 2005 ( More information) and at the Society for Research on Child Development biennial meeting in Atlanta, GA, April 7-10, 2005.
 
November 30, 2004
A research symposium entitled “Time Use in the Multiple Context of Children's Lives” will highlight research from the recently released Child Development Supplement, Wave II at the Society for Research on Child Development (SRCD) Biennial Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. The session is planned for Friday, April 8, 2005, 10:30 AM - 12:15 PM. CDS will additionally be hosting an exhibit at SRCD April 6-9, 2005.
 
“U.S. children and teens spend more time on academics” – press release by Juster, Stafford, and Ono highlight time use data from the Child Development Supplement. See http://www.umich.edu/news/index.html?Releases/2004/Nov04/r111704a for the full news story.
 
August 16, 2004
PSID and CDS presented at the Data Resources Poster Session on Monday August 16 from 9am - 12pm at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association in San Francisco, CA.
 
March 11 - 13, 2004
CDS hosted an exhibit at the Society for Research on Adolescence Biennial Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland on March 11 - 13.
 
January 3 - 5, 2004
PSID staff hosted an exhibit at the Allied Social Science Associations Annual Meeting in San Diego.