Directorate for Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences
Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) Competition
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A Competition of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID)
The Panel Study of Income Dynamics and its two wave Child-Development Supplement (CDS) is a longitudinal survey of a nationally representative sample of US families begun in 1968. The PSID has collected 34 waves of data on the same families and their descendents as of 2005. The PSID has consistently obtained wave-to-wave reinterview response rates of 95-97%. Data have been posted on a web-based Data Center for the user community within 12 months of its collection. Substantial companion funds from other non-NSF agencies have been competitively won by the current vendor to support additional key data collection and post-data processing and dissemination activities.
Programs in the Directorate of Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences may make one award for the next five-year funding cycle, 2007-2011, to renew support for the PSID. We anticipate an NSF award of at least $12 million and at most $20 million to cover these activities, including three waves of data collection, over a five-year period. The annual amount of the award is expected to be at least $2.4 million and no more than $4 million. The duration of the award will be five years. The expected start date is January 1, 2006.