Princeton University Library Catalog

Job Satisfaction in the House of Representatives, 1999 [electronic resource] / Rebekah Herrick

Data file
Ann Arbor, Mich. : Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2016
ICPSR ; 36584 [More in this series]
Restrictions note:
AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions.
Summary note:
Job Satisfaction in the House of Representatives, 1999, reflects data collected from a mail survey of former members of the House of Representatives conducted in the Summer of 1999. The survey was funded by a grant from the Dirksen Congressional Center and the Caterpiller Foundation. The collection includes data about former members who left congress between 1970 and 1999; of the 401 former members who were sent surveys 228 responded for a response rate of about 57%. The respondents were surveyed about reasons why they left congress, their relationships with their colleagues, satisfaction with position, and aspects of their family. Demographic variables included in this dataset are marital status and political party affiliation. Cf:
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2016-11-07.
Type of data:
Geographic coverage:
United States
Funding information:
  • Dirksen Congressional Center
  • Caterpillar Foundation
System details:
Mode of access: Intranet.
Methodology note:
Former members of the House of Representatives (retired between 1970-1999)
Other format(s):
Also available as downloadable files.
Related name:
Other views:
Staff view