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The British Household Panel Survey (BHPS) was carried out by the Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) at the University of Essex from 1991-2009 (Waves 1-18). The main objective of the survey was to further understanding of social and economic change at the individual and household level in Britain (the UK from Wave 11 onwards), to identify, model and forecast such changes, their causes and consequences in relation to a range of socio-economic variables. From Wave 19, the BHPS became part of a new longitudinal study called Understanding Society, or the United Kingdom Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS), conducted by ISER. The BHPS sample is part of Understanding Society from Wave 2 onwards and BHPS sample members have an identifier within the Understanding Society datasets, allowing users to match BHPS Wave 1-18 data to Understanding Society Wave 2 data and onwards.
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