Description of the ALWA literacy and numeracy data (ALWA-LiNu)

Faculty/Professorship: Empirical Microeconomics  
Author(s): Wölfel, Oliver; Kleinert, Corinna  
Volume Number/Title: Working and Learning in a Changing World ; VII
Corporate Body: Research Data Centre (FDZ)
Publisher Information: Nürnberg
Year of publication: 2012
Pages: 16
Series ; Volume: FDZ-Methodenreport : Methodological aspects of labour market data ; 5
Language(s): English
This report describes the variables of ALWA-LiNu data. The IAB study ALWA (‘Work-ing and Learning in a Changing World’) was conducted in 2007/08 and contains de-tailed retrospective life course data of 10,404 individuals living in Germany born in between 1956 and 1988. ALWA-LiNu provides information of 3,980 study participants on their cognitive skills in two domains, prose literacy and numeracy.
Type: Workingpaper
Year of publication: 2. August 2013