Provider: Panel Study of Income Dynamics
Extras Administration: Investigator requirements
Language from Contract:
Personnel Requirements for Obtaining PSID Restricted Data
1. Requirements for Investigator
a) The Investigator must be an individual who has a permanent, full-time, doctoral-level appointment typically at an academic institution.
b) Graduate students who wish to obtain the PSID restricted data for the purposes of conducting research that leads to a doctoral dissertation or master's thesis must be sponsored by a permanent, full-time, doctoral-level faculty member who takes all responsibility for the protection of the data and is the primary signer on the contractual agreement.
2. Requirements for Co-Investigators and Research Staff
a) Co-Investigators are individuals who are directly involved in the analysis of the restricted data and have a permanent, full-time, doctoral-level appointment OR are analyzing the restricted data as part of their doctoral dissertation or master's thesis work under sponsorship of the Investigator.
b) Investigators who have collaborators/Co-Investigators who will be examining the data at other institutions require separate contracts that describe the work environment and data protection plan at that institution along with IRB approval.
c) All other research staff who are paid employees of the Investigator's institution, excluding the Investigator and Co- Investigator, who will have access to the restricted data must provide a curriculum vitae or resume and sign the contract. This category typically includes research assistants and technology support staff.
Detail: Found on the PSID website, under Data, Restricted use, process and requirements for obtaining restricted data, Curriculum Vitae, Personnel Requirements for Obtaining PSID Restricted Data.