Study Description

Capital Gains Data on Common Stock for Respondents of the Surveys of Financial Characteristics, 1962-1963, and Changes in Family Finances, 1964

Catalog Number: CA-008-003-USA-DPLS-1963-1

Type of File: Numeric.

Title: Capital Gains Data on Common Stock for Respondents of the Surveys of Financial Characteristics, 1962-1963, and Changes in Family Finances, 1964.

Bibliographic Citation: Capital Gains Data on Common Stock for Respondents of the Surveys of Financial Characteristics, 1962-1963, and Changes in Family Finances, 1964 [machine readable data file]. Principal Investigator, University of Pennsylvania. Department of Finance 1st DPLS 1974 ed. Philadelphia, PA.: University of Pennsylvania. Department of Finance [producer], 1964. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin, Data and Information Services Center [distributor], 1974. 1 data file (11,067 logical records).

Originating Organization or Researcher: University of Pennsylvania Department of Finance.

Date of Study or Data Collection: 1963.

Universe to Which Data Pertain: Consumer units (families of two or more plus unrelated individuals) of the civilian noninstitutional population the United States who were interviewed in 1963 for the Survey of Financial Characteristics of Consumers.

Number of Data Units: 11,067.

Sample Description: Information was coded in as much as it was possible to obtain it; not all households have data coded.

Number of Data Units: 9136 capital gains/stocks; 1931 = identification codes of the stocks used in obtaining the capital gains data.

Reference Materials: Codesheet, Survey of Changes in Family Finances, by Dorothy S. Projector, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, (Federal Reserve Technical Papers, 1968), and Survey of Financial Characteristics of Consumers, by Dorothy S. Projector and Gertrude S. Weiss, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, (Federal Reserve Technical Papers, 1966).

Publications: Cited above.

Condition of Data: As received from the University of Pennsylvania; number of records per household varies.

Summary of Contents: The file contains capital gains data which can be merged directly into the Survey of Financial Characteristics of Consumers, 1962-1963 and the Survey of Changes in Family Finances, 1964

Descriptors: Consumer savings, assets, debt, income, net worth, real estate, securities, demographic characteristics, Social Security, employment.

Technical Note:

Classification: Unrestricted.