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|Title:||Wisconsin Longitudinal Study of Social and Psychological Factors in Aspirations and Attainment, 1957, 1964, 1975, 1977 [United States]|
|Primary Investigator(s):||Hauser, Robert M., William H. Sewell, and J. Kenneth Little.|
|Abstract:||The Wisconsin Longitudinal Study (WLS) is a 35-year study of the social and economic life course among 10,000 men and women who graduated from Wisconsin high schools in 1957, and who have been followed up at ages 25, 36, and 53-54. Data from the original respondents or their parents from 1957 to 1975 cover social background, youthful and adult aspirations, schooling, military service, family formation, labor market experience, and social participation.|