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Harmonized LASI Pilot Data Documentation

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Published Nov 19, 2013

by Sandy Chien, Kevin Carter Feeney, Jenny Liu, Erik Meijer, Jinkook Lee

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This codebook documents the Harmonized Longitudinal Aging Study in India (LASI) file. The Harmonized LASI file is a user-friendly version of the LASI pilot data specifically designed for harmonization with the RAND version of the Health and Retirement Study (RAND HRS) and its sister studies, including the Harmonized English Longitudinal Study on Ageing (Harmonized ELSA), the Harmonized Survey of Health, Ageing, and Retirement in Europe (Harmonized SHARE), the Harmonized Korean Longitudinal Study of Aging (Harmonized KLoSA), the Harmonized Japanese Study of Aging and Retirement (Harmonized JSTAR), and the Harmonized China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study (Harmonized CHARLS).

This paper series was made possible by the NIA funded RAND Center for the Study of Aging and the NICHD funded RAND Population Research Center.

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