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Survey of Income and Program Participation Data on Educational Attainment

The Survey of Income and Program Participation collects information about respondent's highest level of school completed or degree received, school enrollment, job training, courses or programs studied, school costs and financing, and dates of receipt of high school and postsecondary degrees or diplomas for persons 15 years of age and older. Estimates are available at the national level.

The SIPP includes a topical module on field of training, asked of each panel since 1984. For information on postsecondary students, costs, and financial aid, see the SIPP Data on School Enrollment page.

DATA TABLES, PRODUCTS AND REPORTS

Measuring Alternative Educational Credentials: 2012 (SIPP 2008 Panel Wave 13)

What Itís Worth: Field of Training and Economic Status in 2009 (SIPP 2008 Panel Wave 2)

What It’s Worth: Field of Training and Economic Status in 2004 (SIPP 2004 Panel Wave 2)

What It’s Worth: Field of Training and Economic Status in 2001 (SIPP 2001 Panel Wave 2)

What’s It Worth? Field of Training and Economic Status: 1996 (SIPP 1996 Panel Wave 2)

What’s It Worth? Field of Training and Economic Status: Spring 1993 (SIPP 1993 Panel Wave 2)

What’s It Worth? Educational Background and Economic Status: Spring 1990 (SIPP 1990 Panel Wave 2)

What’s It Worth? Educational Background and Economic Status: Spring 1987 (SIPP 1987 Panel Wave 2)

What’s It Worth? Educational Background and Economic Status: Spring 1984 (SIPP 1984 Panel Wave 2)

RELATED PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS

Racial Inequality in Expanded Measures of Educational Attainment. Stephanie Ewert. SEHSD Working Paper Number 2014-24. Presented at the American Sociological Society's Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, August 17, 2014.

Expanded Measures of Education and their Labor Market Outcomes. Stephanie Ewert. SEHSD Working Paper Number 2013-13. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, New Orleans, LA, April 11-13, 2013

Between a Diploma and a Bachelor's Degree: The Effects of Sub-Baccalaureate Postsecondary Educational Attainment and Field of Training on Earnings. Sarah R. Crissey and Kurt Bauman. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Dallas, TX, April 15-17, 2010.


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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Educational Attainment |  Last Revised: September 24, 2014