General Announcements

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COVID-19 Research Initiatives in the HRS International Network

May 17, 2021

Upcoming HRS Exhibits in 2021

Visit the HRS exhibit at these virtual conferences in 2021.

Proposals for NEW Experimental Modules Invited for the HRS 2022 wave

November 10, 2020

New Online RDA System to launch November 7th

Introducing a New Online Way to Apply for and Manage Restricted Data Agreements (RDA)

2019 Summer Workshop: Introduction to the Health and Retirement Study

June 10-14, 2019
Summer Institute in Survey Research Techniques

Proposals for NEW Experimental Modules Invited for the HRS 2020 wave

The HRS investigators welcome suggestions for experimental modules from the research community for the 2020 wave of HRS. Ideas for modules should be sent to the committee on experimental modules at the address below.

Deadline Extended for Experimental Module Proposals

The deadline for submitting proposals for experimental modules for the 2018 wave of HRS has been extended to February 6, 2017. Initial selection will be February 20, 2017. Final question text and specifications for selected modules will still be due May 1, 2017.

New Experimental Modules for HRS 2018 Invited

(Updated January 12, 2017)