Background Variables

Single Wave Study

General Information

Title
Background Variables
Project Number
1
Abstract
The household box needs to be completed when joining the panel, before the household can start completing other questionnaires. Thereafter, the contact person is presented the household box every month to enter any changes that may have occurred.
Longitudinal Type
Single Wave Study
Researcher
Elshout, Suzan
Publisher
Centerdata
Copyright
© 2022 Centerdata
Funding Organization
CentERdata/MESS Project
DOI
https://doi.org/10.57990/qn3k-as78

Datasets and documentation

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This document describes the procedure used to impute missing income information in the household questionnaire of the LISS panel.
This document describes the procedure used to impute missing income information in the household questionnaire of the LISS panel - until september 2011.

Data Files

English 2007 November
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English 2021 December - Version 1.0 mistakenly included 43 panel members who had already stopped participating in the LISS panel.
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Note:

Merging files:
-Please note that when merging the Background Variables with other survey data one should only use the key variable nomem_encr. Using nohouse_encr can lead to missing data due to household changes. 
-Choose the Background Variables corresponding to the month(s) of the data collection of your survey, not the most recent background variables.

The variables in these data files are presented per person, including variables that contain information on the entire household. These data represent a snapshot of the situation at the end of the field work period concerned.

  • Variables at household level: lftdhhh, aantalhh, aantalki, partner, woonvorm, woning, sted (updated since August 2022), nettohh_f, brutohh_f, werving (published from April 2011 onwards), simpc
  • Variables at individual level: geslacht, gender (published from February 2022 onwards), positie, gebjaar, leeftijd, lftdcat, burgstat, belbezig, brutoink, brutoink_f, nettoink/netinc, nettoink_f, brutocat, nettocat, oplzon, oplmet, oplcat, herkomstgroep (published from October 2010 onwards), doetmee

Variables

Variable name Variable Label Variable Type
nomem_encrNumber of household member encryptedpreloaded
nohouse_encrNumber of household encryptedpreloaded
geslachtGenderdirectly measured
genderGender self-identificationderived
positiePosition within the householdderived
gebjaarYear of birthdirectly measured
leeftijdAge of the household memberderived
lftdcatAge in CBS (Statistics Netherlands) categoriesderived
lftdhhhAge of the household headderived
aantalhhNumber of household membersdirectly measured
aantalkiNumber of living-at-home children in the household, children of the household head or his/her partnerconstructed
partnerThe household head lives together with a partner (wedded or unwedded)derived
burgstatCivil statusdirectly measured
woonvormDomestic situation of the household headderived
woningType of dwelling that the household inhabitsdirectly measured
stedUrban character of place of residenceconstructed
belbezigPrimary occupationdirectly measured
brutoinkPersonal gross monthly income in Eurosdirectly measured
brutoink_fPersonal gross monthly income in Euros, imputed derived
nettoinkPersonal net monthly income in Eurosderived
netincPersonal net monthly income in Euros (available as from July 2008)directly measured
nettoink_fPersonal net monthly income in Euros, imputed (available as from July 2008)derived
brutocatPersonal gross monthly income in categoriesderived
nettocatPersonal net monthly income in categoriesdirectly measured
brutohh_fGross household income in Eurosderived
nettohh_fNet household income in Eurosderived
oplzonHighest level of education irrespective of diplomadirectly measured
oplmetHighest level of education with diplomadirectly measured
oplcatLevel of education in CBS (Statistics Netherlands) categoriesderived
doetmeeHousehold member participates in the panelconstructed
wervingFrom which recruitment wave the household originatesconstructed
herkomstgroepOriginderived
simpcDoes the household have a simPC?constructed

Questions

Questionnaire: Household Box

Please note that all questions of the questionnaire are completed by the household contact person only.

Here we present the version of the household box as when filled in for the first time. In following measures, earlier given answers are shown on the screen, which the respondent can edit if changes have occured.

The questionnaire was conducted in Dutch.

Browse Household Box

Response Information

Response Overview
The Household Box is fielded every month.
Collection Events
Period
01-11-2007 to 31-12-2014
Sample
Contact person of each household
Collection Mode
internet survey
Fieldwork Note
The household box needs to be completed when joining the panel, before the household can start completing other questionnaires. Thereafter, the contact person is presented the household box every month to enter any changes that may have occurred. Non-respondents are sent a reminder twice a month.

Publications

De toereikendheid van pensioeninkomens in Nederland. Een meerpijlerbenadering In: W. Asbeek Brusse en C.J. van Montfort (red.) Wonen, zorg en pensioenen. Hervormen en verbinden. ; Knoef, M.G et al.
Consumptiegedrag bij dalende huizenprijzen: analyse op basis van een enquête Universiteit van Amsterdam, Econometrie; Van Vliet, Kasper
De consumptie van huishoudens bij dalende huizenprijzen Universiteit van Amsterdam, Econometrie; Walschot, Ruben
Computer crime victimization: Role of security software and online behavior Master thesis, Economics, Tilburg University; Angelidakis, P.
Risk Aversion and Religion Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 47(2), 165-183; Noussair, C.N. et al.
The Impact of Non-Coverage in Web Surveys Faculty of Social Sciences, Psychology, Utrecht University ; Hendriks, Y.
Dynamics in the radical right’s electorate Radboud University Nijmegen, Research Master Social Cultural Science; Sipma, T.
Informing panel members about study results: effects of traditional and innovative forms of feedback on participation In: M. Callegaro, R. Baker, J. Bethlehem, A. S. Göritz, J. A. Krosnick and P. J. Lavrakas (Eds.). Online Panel Research: An Interdisciplinary Approach. Wiley. ; Scherpenzeel, Annette and Toepoel, Vera
A(nother) piece of cake? Erasmus University Rotterdam; Lammers, C.S.
Language skills and labor market performance of immigrants in the Netherlands Labour Economics, 34 (2015) 76-85; Yao, Yuxin et al.
Het inkomensverschil van immigranten van de eerste en tweede generatie ten opzichte van autochtonen in Nederland Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde, Amsterdam School of Economics Bachelorscriptie Econometrie; Romme, G.
Voter Turnout and Twitter: The Example of the 2012 Dutch National Election University of Twente, Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social sciences (BMS) ; Bottor, Melanie
Determinanten der Teilnahme von Privatinvestoren am Aktienmarkt Institut für Banken und Finanzierung, Leibniz Universität Hannover; Cambier, Myriam
How Unemployment Experience Affects Support for the Welfare State: A Real Panel Approach European Sociological Review (2016), 32 (1): 81-92 ; Naumann, E., et al.
Support vector machines Stata Journal (2016), 16(4), p. 917-937; Guenther, N., et al.
Een kwantitatieve analyse van consumptieve bestedingen bij dalende huizenprijzen Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Nederland; Van den As, D.A.
Survey Participation in a Probability-Based Internet Panel in the Netherlands In: U. Engel, B. Jann, P. Lynn , A. Scherpenzeel & P. Sturgis (Eds.) Improving Survey Methods. Taylor & Francis Group. pp. 223-235; Scherpenzeel, A,
Does it Pay Off to Include Non-Internet Households in an Internet Panel? International Journal of Internet Science, 8(1), pp. 17-29; Leenheer, J et al.
Adverse selection and moral hazard in the choice of a deductible in health costs insurance: an empirical analysis on Dutch data paper presented at the European Economic Association & Econometric Society, 27 - 31 August 2012, Málaga, Spain ; Van Ophem, H. et al.
Cultureel startkapitaal, een blijvend voordeel? Mens en Maatschappij (2017), 92(2), 125-152; Veerman, F., et al.
Social Security Wealth and Household Consumption: Evidence from recent pension reforms in the Netherlands University of Groningen, Faculty of Economics and Business; Dieteren, L.M.
Are social media users different? Erasmus School of Economics, Department of Applied Economics; Vreugdenhil, J.
Nonresponse and attrition in a probability-based online panel for the general population In: Callegaro, M., Baker, R.P, Bethlehem, J., Göritz, A.J., Krosnick, J.A., & Lavrakas, P.J. (Eds.), Online Panel Research: A Data Quality Perspective, pp. 135-153; Lugtig, P. et al.
Coverage-bias in internetpanels Master thesis, Institute for Statistics, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München; Brendel, M.
Levenstevredenheid na pensionering Bachelor thesis, Department of Sociology, University of Amsterdam; Splinter, M.
Improving web survey quality In: Callegaro, M., Baker, R.P, Bethlehem, J., Göritz, A.J., Krosnick, J.A., & Lavrakas, P.J. (Eds.), Online Panel Research: A Data Quality Perspective, pp. 273-298; Steinmetz, S. et al.
Online Panel Research Wiley Series in Survey Methodology; Callegaro, M. et al.
Improving Survey Methods Routledge, Volume in the European Association of Methodology series; Engel, U. et al.
Family characteristics and entrepreneurship among immigrants in the Netherlands Master thesis, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Erasmus School of Economics; Grigorian, A.A.
Entrepreneurship and family composition Bachelor thesis, Erasmus Research Institute of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam; Kok, C.
Trait Impulsivity and Change in Mental Health Problems After Violent Crime Victimization Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 28(8), pp. 1642-1656; Kunst, M. et al.
Non-parametric Bayesian Forecasts Of Election Outcomes Erasmus University Rotterdam, Erasmus School of Economics; Atav, B.
Mild Hypogammaglobulinemia Can Be a Serious Condition Frontiers in Immunology, 9(2384), 1-9; Janssen, L.M.A., et al.
Income-related health inequalities: does perceived discrimination matter? International Journal of Public Health, 58(4), 513-520 ; Simons, A.M.W. et al.
The effect of language proficiency on unemployment duration. Evidence from the Netherlands. Erasmus University Rotterdam, Erasmus School of Economics; Hoogeveen, S.,
Trust in e-commerce Tilburg University; Dorssers, J.
Better off alone? Leiden University; Rooijakkers, H.
Opening the black box of joint household production: Child welfare and parental leisure Working paper, first published online March 7, 2019; Cosaert, S., et al.
National attachment—Cohesive, divisive, or both? A reconsideration of the national identity argument through the lens of social identity theory In G. Gustavsson & D. Miller (Eds.), Liberal nationalism and its critics (pp. 59-77); Gustavsson, G.
Personalità, inerzia e possesso attività finanziarie University of Rome Tor Vergata; Ceccarelli, G.
Health adversity and value change Social Psychological and Personality Science, 12(2), 248-257; Bleidorn, W., et al.
Mental health effects of retirement De Economist, 168, 419–452; Picchio, M., et al.
Predictors of cybercrime victimization In R. Leukfeldt & T. J. Holt (Eds.), The Human Factor of Cybercrime (pp. 83–110); van de Weijer, S.
Gender and the effect of working hours on firm-sponsored training Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 125, 192-211 ; Picchio, M., et al.
Intertemporal and intratemporal consumption smoothing at retirement Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement, Design paper 09/2020-025; Been, J., et al.
Institutioneel vertrouwen en stemgedrag tijdens COVID-19 Erasmus University Rotterdam; Bouwmeester, S.
Eerste lockdown had groot effect op mantelzorg Sociale Vraagstukken, September 27, 2021; de Boer, A., et al.
From mancession to shecession: Women's employment in regular and pandemic recessions NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2021, Working paper No. 28632, first published online April, 2021; Alon, T., et al.
Nederlanders met een migratieachtergrond Autoriteit Financiële Markten, December 22, 2021; Autoriteit Financiële Markten
Betrokkenheid bij milieu en klimaat Utrecht University; Weessies, N.
The effect of crises on mental health University of Groningen; Botter, D.
Girl power! Laughing all the way to the bank Leiden University; van Dijk, J.
From baker to banker Utrecht University; Adu, E. M.
A new closed form multiple discrete-continuous extreme value (MDCEV) choice model with multiple linear constraints Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 147, 42-66; Mondala, A., et al.
The populist appeal: Personality and anti-establishment communication The Journal of Politics, 83(2), 589-601; Bakker, B. N., et al.
Consumer transportation costs and the value of e-commerce: Evidence from the Dutch apparel industry SSRN, first published online December 8, 2021; Huang, Y., et al.
A propensity-score matched study of changes in loneliness surrounding major life events Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 121(3), 669–690; Buecker, S., et al.
The effect of training on workers’ perceived job match quality Empirical Economics, 60(5), 2477–2498; Zhang, Y., et al.
A panel study of attitudes toward ethnic minorities and the role of changes in individuals’ economic situations International Journal of Public Opinion Studies, 34(1), 1-20; Hendriks, I., et al.
Does pro-sociality or trust better predict staying home behavior during the Covid-19? Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 100, 1-31; Umer, H.
No evidence that siblings’ gender affects personality across nine countries Psychological Science, 33(9), 1574–1587; Dudek, T., et al.
The influence of loneliness on perceived connectedness and trust beliefs – longitudinal evidence from the Netherlands Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, first published online December 8, 2022; Langenkamp, A.
Housing unaffordability and mental health: Dynamics across age and tenure International Journal of Housing Policy, first published online September 4, 2022; Arundel, R., et al.
Predicting life satisfaction from social leisure University of Groningen; Nonkes, J.
The wage penalty for informal caregivers from a life course perspective Advances in Life Course Research, 53, 1-10; Raiber, K., et al.
De invloed van BMI op het inkomen University of Groningen; de Lange, S.
The impact of different methods to correct for response styles on the external validity of self-reports European Journal of Psychological Assessment, first published Online September 29, 2022 ; Scharl, A., et al.
The parental involvement behavior of Dutch and migrant parents Erasmus University Rotterdam; Beckers, S.
Geprikkeld door politieke preferenties University of Groningen; Bliek, J.
Unequal homes, unequal wellbeing Utrecht University; Blekkink, W.
Consumption and happiness Erasmus University Rotterdam; Facchini, A.
Differences in civic participation between natives and immigrants living in the Netherlands OSFPrePrints, first published online August 19, 2022; Damian, E., et al.
It’s (a) shame: Why poverty leads to support for authoritarianism Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, first published online December 28, 2022; Neerdaels, J., et al.
Why are general moral values poor predictors of concrete moral behavior in everyday life? A conceptual analysis and empirical study Frontiers in Psychology, first published online June 30, 2022; van den Berg, T. G. C., et al.
Job insecurity and mental health Utrecht University; van der Meer, P. D.
Personality and change in physical activity across 3–10 years Psychology & Health, first published online June 29, 2022; Caille, P., et al.
The effect of exposure to ethnic minorities on ethnic preferences CEPR, Discussion paper No. DP17294; Achard, P., et al.
The associations between life events and person-centered personality consistency Journal of Personality, first published online December 20, 2022; Wright, A. J., et al.
Those were the what? Nostalgia’s effect on radical right support depends on nostalgia’s content PsyArXiv, first published online August 26, 2022 ; Versteegen, L.
Prolonged work life among older workers: Spillover effects on grandchildren Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement, first published online September 29, 2021; Been, J., et al.
Temporal dynamics of interpersonal trust during the transition to parenthood Journal of Research in Personality, 97, 1-8; Stavrova, O., et al.
Prolonged worklife among grandfathers: Spillover effects on grandchildren’s educational outcomes Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement, Design paper No. 05/2022-035; Been, J., et al.
Do changes in personality predict life outcomes? PsyArXiv, first published online September 24, 2022; Wright, A. J., et al.
The effects of unemployment on mental health Utrecht University; van der Vliet, R. R.
Moeders Doen Ertoe ; O’Brien, K.
Moeders doen ertoe Utrecht University; Jochems, S.
A multicultural Europe? Sociocultural conflict in a globalized era University of North Carolina; Lancaster, C. M.
Are some people more consistent? Examining the stability and underlying processes of personality profile consistency. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 52(3), 1409-1417; Wright, A. J. et al.
Preferences for in-kind and in-cash home care insurance Journal of Health Economics, 84, 1-26; de Bresser J., et al.
Psychological symptoms in primary immunodeficiencies: a common comorbidity? Journal of Clinical Immunology, 42(3), 695–698; Manusama, O. R., et al.
Secularization trends obscure developmental changes in religiosity Social Psychological and Personality Science, 14(2), 249-258.; Bleidorn, W., et al.
Skewness expectations and portfolio choice Experimental Economics, 26, 107–144; Drerup, T. H., et al.
Parental childcare with process benefits Economica, 90(357), 339–371; Cosaert, S., et al.
Those were the what? Contents of nostalgia, relative deprivation and radical right support European Journal of Political Research, first published online 26 April 2023; Versteegen, L.
No evidence for transactional effects between religiosity and self-esteem in a secular country Social Psychological and Personality Science, first published online May 6, 2023 ; Entringer, T. M., et al.
Is working from home during COVID-19 associated with increased sports participation? Contexts of sports, sports location and socioeconomic inequality International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(16), 1-12; Grubben, M., et al.
The role of financial stress in mental health changes during COVID-19 Npj Mental Health Ressearch, 1(15), 1-10; Simonse, O., et al.
Consumer time budgets and grocery shopping behavior Management Science, first published online April 27, 2023; Bronnenberg, B. J., et al.
Does the financial sector cause stock market participation? Erasmus University Rotterdam; Ramnér, L. A. T.
Informal caregivers and life satisfaction: Empirical evidence from the Netherlands Journal of Happiness Studies, first published online May 8, 2023; Blaise, M., et al.
Parental leave and life satisfaction: The Dutch case Working paper No. 2019–26; Dillenseger, L., et al.
Populist democrats? Unpacking the relationship between populism and (liberal) democracy at the citizen level Political Studies, first published online May 25, 2023; Zaslove, A., et al.
A distaste for insecurity: Job preferences of young people in the transition to adulthood European Sociological Review, first published online July 8, 2023; Rouvroye, L., et al.
Strategies of informal caregivers to adapt paid work European Societies, first published online May 4, 2023; Raiber, K., et al.
Christelijke vrouwen op de Nederlandse arbeidsmarkt Erasmus University Rotterdam; Koning, C.
Language proficiency of migrants: The relation with job satisfaction and skill matching Empirical Economics, first published online June 17, 2023; Bloemen, H.
De invloed van bestaansonzekerheid op het welzijn University of Groningen; Vos, T.
Vertrouwen we elkaar nog? University of Groningen; Rietman, L.
Living space size and well-being Erasmus University Rotterdam; Weekenborg, B.
Does personality affect the allocation of resources within households? KU Leuven, Discussion paper DPS23.11; Fernández, G. P.
Trends in forms of civic involvement in the Netherlands between 2008 and 2020 Journal of Civil Society, 19(4), 464-484; Meijeren, M., et al.
Self-esteem and income over time Psychological Science, 34(10), 1163-1172 ; Bleidorn, W., et al.
Tax Incentives to Promote Active Ageing: The Introduction of the Doorwerkbonus in the Netherlands Master Thesis, Economics and Finance of Aging, Tilburg University; Da Silva Soca, María Luisa
Assessing mediators in the relationship between commute time and subjective well being: a structural equation analysis submitted for the Transportation Research Board congres, January 2014 ; Kroesen, M.
The factor structure of Big Five personality trait measures at the between- and within-person levels European Journal of Personality, first published online November 27, 2023; Grosz, M. P.
Togetherness in the household American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 15(1), 529-579; Cosaert, S., et al.
Corrigendum: Curiosity does help to protect against anxiety and depression symptoms but not conversely Journal of Affective Disorders, 323, 894-897; Zainal, N. H., et al.
Populist partner: The influence of partner characteristics on populist radical right voting European Sociological Review, first published online November 15, 2023; Sipma, T., et al.
You’ll never walk alone: Unemployment, social networks and leisure activities IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Discussion Paper No. 16579; Filomena, M., et al.
Informal care trajectories over the lifecourse in the Netherlands International Journal of Care and Caring, first published online August 28, 2023; Verbakel, E., et al.
COVID-19 vaccination: Lower intention and coverage among entrepreneurs compared to employees International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research, 29(11), 312-336; Wismans, A., et al.
Smoking and financial stress Erasmus University Rotterdam; Kooimans, D.
Determinants of stock market participation Leibniz University Hannover ; Schindler, D.
Verklaring verschil sportdeelname naar opleiding Mulier Instituut, February, 2023; van den Dool, R., et al.
Choosing challengers: The economy and opposition party success Working paper, first published online October 20, 2023; Hellwig, T., et al.
Role of work ethic in the work–life satisfaction relationship Journal of Managerial Psychology, first published online December 22, 2023; Jing, E. L., et al.
Explaining the valuation of annuities and lumpsum options First published online May 25, 2023; Ponds, E. H., et al.
Verschillen in houding ten aanzien van milieu en klimaat in Nederland Beleid en Maatschappij, 50(3), 143; Weessies, N., et al.