For selected surveys that measure aspects of children's well-being, this page contains links to descriptions of the survey content and particularly of the data quality and availability.
National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health)
Early Childhood Longitudinal Survey (ECLS)
Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing (FF)
Growing up in Poverty (GP)
High School and Beyond (HS&B)
Living Standards Measurement Surveys (LSMS)
Los Angeles Family and Neighborhood Survey (L.A.FANS)
Monitoring the Future (MTF)
National Education Longitudinal Survey (NELS:88)
New Hope Demonstration (NH)
National Health Interview Survey (NHIS)
National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 (NLSY79)
Children of the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 (NLSY79-CHILDYA)
National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997 (NLSY97)
National Survey of America's Families (NSAF)
Panel Study of Income Dynamics Child Development Supplement (PSID)
Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods (PHDCN)
Survey of Program Dynamics (SPD)
Survey of Parents and Youth (SPY)
Welfare, Children, and Families (3CITY)
Development of this resource was supported by the Center for Health and Wellbeing at Princeton University. This material is also based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 9876337. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
This page was created by Jeffrey
Kling and Manisha Modi, and was last modified on November 13, 2000.