Spieß, Martin Kroh, Martin Pischner, Rainer Wagner, Gert G.
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SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research No. 98
In this paper we discuss the rationale for tracing non-original sample members (Non-OSMs) in household panel studies, and in particular in SOEP, and the implications for weighting. We present results on the incidence, survival rates, and thus the relevance of Non-OSMs in the SOEP