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The quality of the PSID data have been examined in numerous studies, and a list of the studies is provided below arranged by topical area.



Charitable giving
Wilhelm, Mark O. 2007. The quality and comparability of survey data on charitable giving. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 36; 65-84.
 
Consumption expenditures
Li, G., R.F. Schoeni, S. Danziger, and K.K. Charles. 2010. New expenditures in the PSID: comparisons with the CEMonthly Labor Review, March, pp. 20-30.
 
 
Andreski, Patricia, Geng Li, Mehmet Zahid Samancioglu, and Robert Schoeni. 2014. Estimates of Annual Consumption Expenditures and Its Major Components in the PSID in Comparison to the CE. American Economic Review, 104(5): 132-35.
 
Education
Falaris, Evangelos, and Elizabeth Peters. 1998. Survey Attrition and Schooling Choices. The Journal of Human Resources 33, no. 2: 531-54.
 
Event history calendar
Belli, R.F., E.H. Lee, F. P. Stafford and Chou, C-H (under review).  Event history calendar interviewing improves the reporting of when events happened.
 
Belli, R.F., W.L. Shay and F.P. Stafford, (2001).  Event history calendars and question list surveys: A direct comparison of interviewing methods.  Public Opinion Quarterly, 65, 45-74.
 
Belli, R. F. (2000). Computerized event history calendar methods: Facilitating autobiographical recall. American Statistical Association Proceedings of the Section on Survey Research Methods (pp.471-475). Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association.
 
Belli, R. F. (1998). The structure of autobiographical memory and the event history calendar: Potential improvements in the quality of retrospective reports in surveys. Memory, 6, 383-406.
 
Health
Fitzgerald, John M. (2011) "Attrition in models of intergenerational links using the PSID with extensions to health and to sibling models," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy: Vol. 11 : Iss. 3 (Advances), Article 2.
DOI: 10.2202/1935-1682.2868
 
Insolera, Noura E., Vicki A. Freedman. 2017. Comparing Health Estimates in the PSID and NHIS , 2001-2015. PSID Technical Paper Series No. 17-01
 
Levy, Helen. 2007. Health insurance data in the PSID. PSID Technical Paper Series No. 07-05
 
Lillard, Lee, and Melissa M. Farmer. 1997. Linking Medicare and National Survey Data. Annals of Internal Medicine 127: 691-95.
 
Lillard, Lee. 1995. Research on Aging Using the PSID, RAND DRU-939, NSF/PSID. Santa Monica, CA.  Notes:  PSID Board Commissioned Papers--Design Options for Next Funding Cycle.  
 
Smith, James P. 1994. New Directions in Socioeconomic Research on Aging. Aging and Quality of Life., Chapter 15, Pages 275-94. ed. Ronal P. Abeles. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Co., Inc.
 
Housework
 
Income, poverty, and demographics
Becketti, Sean, William Gould, Lee Lillard, and Finis Welch. 1988. The PSID after Fourteen Years: an Evaluation. Journal of Labor Economics 6, no. 4: 472-92.
 
Bound, John, Charles Brown, Greg J. Duncan, and Willard Rodgers. 1994. Evidence on the Validity of Cross-sectional and Longitudinal Labor Market Data. Journal of Labour Economics 12, no. 3: 345-68.
 
Bound, John, Charles Brown, Greg J. Duncan, and Willard Rodgers.1990. Measurement Error in Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Labor Market Surveys: Validation Study Evidence. In Panel Data and Labor Studies., 1-19. eds. J. Hartog, G. Ridder, and J. Theeuwes. B. V. (North Holland): Elsevier Science Publishers.
 
Duncan, Greg J., and Daniel H. Hill. 1989. Assessing the Quality of Household Panel Survey Data: The Case of the PSID. Journal of Business and Economic Statistics 7, no. 4: 441-51.
 
Duncan, Greg J., and Daniel H. Hill. 1985. An Investigation of the Extent and Consequences of Measurement Error in Labor Economic Survey Data. Journal of Labor Economics 3, no. 4: 508-22.
 
Duncan, Greg J., Timothy M. Smeeding, and Willard Rodgers. 1995. Household Income Dynamics in the 1970s and 1980s. Working Paper.
 
Fitzgerald, John, Peter Gottschalk, and Robert Moffitt. 1998. An Analysis of the Impact of Sample Attrition on the Second Generation of Respondents in the Michigan Panel Study of Income Dynamics. The Journal of Human Resources 33, no. 2: 300-344.
 
Fitzgerald, John, Peter Gottschalk, and Robert Moffitt. 1998. An Analysis of Sample Attrition in Panel Data. The Journal of Human Resources 33, no. 2: 251-99.
 
 
Gouskova, E, and RF Schoeni. 2007. Comparing estimates of family income and the PSID and a large current population survey, 1968 to 2005. PSID Technical Paper Series No. 07-01
 
 
Kim, Yong-Seong and Frank P. Stafford, 2000. The Quality of PSID income data in the 1990’s and beyond
 
L. Grieger, S. Danziger, and R. Schoeni. Accurately measuring poverty in the United States using the Panel Study of Income Dynamics. Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, 2009, 34(2-3):105-117.
 
Lillard, Lee, and Constantijn W. A. Panis 1998. Panel Attrition from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics. The Journal of Human Resources 33, no. 2: 437-57.
 
Ratcliffe, Caroline, et. al. 2007. Assessing asset data on low-income households: Current availability and options for improvement. A Report in the Series Poor Finances: Assets and Low-Income Households. The Urban Institute; Center for Social Development Washington University in St. Louis.
 
Rendall, Michael S. 1997. Identifying and Misidentifying Single Mothers in the Panel Study of Income Dynamics. The Journal of Human Resources 32, no. 3: 596-610.
 
Rodgers, Willard, Charles Brown, and Greg J. Duncan. 1993. Errors in Survey Reports of Earnings, Hours Worked and Hourly Wages. Journal of the American Statistical Association 88, no. 424: 1208-18.
 
Yeung, W.J., Stafford, F., and Andreski, P. 2008. Assessing the Quality of Income Data Collected on A Two-Year Periodicity: Experience from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics. Survey Research: Method and Application, 23: 34-80.
 
Zabel, Jeffrey. 1998. An Analysis of Attrition in the Panel Study of Income Dynamics and the Survey of Income and Program Participation with an Application to a Model of Labor Market Behavior. The Journal of Human Resources 33, no. 2: 479-506.
 
Ziliak, James P., and T. J. Kniesner. 1998. The Importance of Sample Attrition in Life Cycle Labor Supply Estimation. The Journal of Human Resources 33, no. 2: 507-30.
 
Marriage
 
Lillard, Lee, and Linda Waite. 1990. Panel Versus Retrospective Data on Marital Histories: Lessons from the PSID. Individuals and Families in Transition: Understanding Change Through Longitudinal Data. editors H. V. Beaton, D. A. Ganni, and D. T. Frankel U.S. Bureau of the Census.
 
Pensions
 
Sampling & representativeness
 
 
Fitzgerald, John M. (2011) "Attrition in Models of Intergenerational Links Using the PSID with Extensions to Health and to Sibling Models," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy: Vol. 11 : Iss. 3 (Advances), Article 2.
DOI: 10.2202/1935-1682.2868
 
 
Schonlau, Matthias, Nicole Watson and Martin Kroh. 2011. Household survey panels: how much do following rules affect sample size? Survey Research Methods. 5(2).
 
Time use
 
Wealth
Pfeffer, Fabian T., Jamie Griffin. 2015. Determinants of Wealth Fluctuation
 
Pfeffer, Fabian T., Robert F. Schoeni, Arthur Kennickell, Patricia Andreski. 2014. Measuring Wealth and Wealth Inequality: Comparing Two U.S. Surveys.
 
Curtin, Richard T., F. Thomas Juster, and James N. Morgan. 1989. Survey Estimates of Wealth: An Assessment of Quality. Measurement of Savings, Investment, and Wealth. eds. Robert Lipsey, and Helen Stone. New York: National Bureau of Economic Research.
 
Edward N. Wolff, " The size distribution of wealth in the United States: A comparison among recent household surveys," in James P. Smith and Robert J. Willis editors, Wealth, Work, and Health: Innovations in Measurement in the Social Sciences, 1999, pp. 209-232. The article has been edited for form and style and to make it consistent with the other chapters in this book.
 
 
 
Thomas, Juster, F., James P. Smith and Frank Stafford. 1999. The Measurement and Structure of Household Wealth. Labour Economics 6: 253-75.