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http://www-cpr.maxwell.syr.edu/gero_ed/dstemp.htm DATA SETS FOR INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH ON AGING. A great place to start.

http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/NACDA/index.html National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging (NACDA) workshop on International Databases, March 15, 1996. This invaluable site allows you to download numerous papers dealing with the use and availability of data sets around the world. The National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging (NACDA) at: http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/NACDA/public.html - also offers a number of freely available data sets, including: Australian Longitudinal Study on Aging, [Waves 1-2], 1992-94; National Survey of the Japanese Elderly, 1987; Survey of Three Generations of Mexican Americans, 1981-82; and Three Generation National Survey of Black American Families.

http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/NACDA/dpa.html The Dynamics of Population Aging in ECE Countries. NACDA at ICPSR announces the availability of three sets of microdata census samples assembled under a project entitled " The Dynamics of Population Aging in ECE Countries." This project was conducted by the Population Activities Unit of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, and was funded by the National Institute on Aging an the United Nations Population Fund. The datasets currently available are from Estonia, 1989 (ICPSR 6780); the Czech Republic, 1991 (ICPSR 6957); and Romania, 1992 (ICPSR 6900).
These data were prepared for dissemination through NACDA with funding from the National Institute on Aging. Because of confidentiality restrictions, these data will be made available only to individuals who sign and return a Pledge of Confidentiality. OR's cannot order the data for campus-wide use; each user must sign and return an individual Pledge of Confidentiality. Pledge forms can be obtained from ICPSR User Support or through the NACDA section of the ICPSR Web site. The completed pledge must then be mailed back to ICPSR User support at: ICPSR User Support: PO BOX 1248 - Ann Arbor, Mi 48106-1248

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