Invaluable source of micro-data for socio-economic statistics Johan van Rooijen. The Social Statistics Database:. Contents of this pesentation. What does the Social Statistics Database (SSD) contain? Linkage keys Standardization Data and metadata Process Privacy-protection
Johan van Rooijen
The SSD is a central database containing microdata on:
Future developments: more administrative sources, more surveys, big data?
All mirco datafiles stored in the SSD contain a LINKAGE KEY:
Interlinking microdata is what the SSD is about!
linking microdata on graduates with data on persons and data
on employment in order to describe the transisiton from
education to labour market participation
PIN: person identification number
HIN: household identification number
AIN: adress identification number
EIN: enterprise identification number
standardization is an important aspect of the SSD
Microdata-files are linked to other microdata-files by means of a set of standardized linkage keys
Microdata-files are linked to their metadata through the name (file-name / variable-names)