Understanding society: working paper series no. 2019 – 13

A description of birth cohorts in Understanding Society.

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Understanding Society enables comparative research based on the same data across a wide range of adult cohorts, and has data on more recent (child) birth cohorts not collected in specific cohort studies. We identified a number of actions for the study to more fully capture life histories of those joining the study to enhance its value for cohort analysis.

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