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1983 Survey of Pension Providers

Documentation

Four types of technical documentation for the 1983 SPP are available: a reference manual for coding procedures, the 1983 coding instruments, the 1983 codebook, and the 1983 data dictionary.

Coding Procedures and Formula Notation for the 1983 Survey of Pension Providers
Survey Research Center, University of Michigan
This manual contains general guidelines for coders who completed the coding instruments on the basis of summary plan descriptions. It also clarifies the nature of the information collected for users.
Reference manual ()

Coding Instrument for the 1983 Survey of Pension Providers
Survey Research Center, University of Michigan
Information from the summary plan desciptions obtained from the pension providers of SCF respondents and their spouses or partners was abstracted using a combination of four coding instruments: Pension Provider Coversheet; Part I: General Plan Provisions; Part II: Defined Benefit Pension Plans; and Part III: Defined Contribution Pension Plans.
Pension Provider Cover Sheet ()
Part I: General Plan Provisions ()
Part II: Defined Benefit Pension Plans ()
Part III: Defined Contribution Pension Plans ()

Codebook for the 1983 Survey of Pension Providers
Survey Research Center, University of Michigan
The codebook contains a description of the variables included in the public data set for the 1983 SPP.
Codebook ()
Last updated 1987

Data Dictionary for the 1983 Survey of Pension Providers
Survey Research Center, University of Michigan
For each variable in the codebook, the data dictionary contains its number, its label, its location in each record in the data set, and the number of bytes it occupies.
Data dictionary ()


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