HRS Survey Design and Methodology
Documents in this section provide detailed information on a range of topics relevant to the HRS survey methods.
Data Collection Path Table
This table shows the history of HRS data collection efforts, with links to additional information about each data product. For cross-year products, the table shows which years are included in the release. View Table »
Longitudinal Cohort Sample Design
This graphic portrays the HRS sample accrual over time, representing various birth cohorts. View Chart »
HRS Respondent Incentive Token Amounts
The HRS offers financial payments as tokens of appreciation to respondents for participating in various aspects of the study. Read more »