Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: CA-037-012-1-1-United States-USFRS-1989

Subject Area: Economic Attitudes and Behavior

Bibliographic Citation: Survey of consumer finances: summary extract data, 1989-2010 [SDA edition].  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Federal Reserve Board  [principal investigator(s)] / Washington, D.C.: Federal Reserve System. Board of Governors  [distributor].

Date Accessioned: 8/2/2012

Number of Files Received: 0

Comments: This summary extract dataset is available under Summary Extract Data at this site.

Access Status: Unrestricted access

Documentation: Help document for SDA is available at this site.

Abstract: The Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF) is normally a triennial cross-sectional survey of U.S. families, but over the 1983 - 1989 and 2007 - 2009 periods, the survey collected panel data. This summary extract data contains summary variables used in the Federal Reserve Bulletin article and all dollar variables inflation are adjusted to 2010 dollars. SDF topics in this subset include demographics, assets, debts, debt ratios, debt payments, shopping patter, attitudinal, income, capital gains and net worth. It covers data from 1989 to 2010. Users can use Survey Documentation and Analysis (SDA), an online tabulation tool to access this subset. SDA tabulation tool not only can do basic cross-tabs, it can create new variables, run regressions, and do many other things that were only previously feasible by downloading a SAS or Stata data set.

Media/File Reports: