Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: CA-008-001-1-1-United States-DPLS-1962

Subject Area: Economic Attitudes and Behavior

Bibliographic Citation: Financial characteristics of consumers, 1962-1963.  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Federal Reserve System  [principal investigator(s)] / Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin. Data and Program Library Service  [distributor].

Date Accessioned: 1/1/1974

Number of Files Received: 1

Comments: These data and their documentation can be accessed via the DPLS Online Archive.

Access Status: Unrestricted access.

Date Ordered: 1/1/1974

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy codebook and 1 volume book report. Documentation scanned for archival preservation in PDF and TIFF format, 7/97. View volume 1 and volume 2. A report presenting data from this study is titled Survey of Financial Characteristics of Consumers ( Library of Congress Catalog Number 66-61695). There are two copies of this report and they are in the article folder. 11/2011 A PDF copy of this report was created from scanning the hard copy report. 4/2021 This report was OCRed and can be searched.

Abstract: The data file includes variables which measure the size of wealth, diffusion of wealth and debt (home ownership, automobiles, liquid assets, business and profession, investment assets, miscellaneous assets, debts), consumer preferences for holding different assets (composition of wealth and portfolio). Demographic characteristics of the respondent include age, employment status, income, size of family, and age of members of family and unrelated individuals.

Media/File Reports:

7002 (CD-ROM)
7124 (CD-ROM)
7125 (CD-ROM)
7174 (CD-ROM)
7175 (CD-ROM)
7400 (CD-Rom)
7401 (CD-Rom)
9002 (USB Flask Drive)
9003 (USB Flask Drive)
9004 (SSCC network drive)