This dataset, collected by Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), is the world’s largest household panel survey; it interviews over 174,000 households (and all members) three times a year since the panel was started in 2014. As of May 2021, the 23rd wave is currently being collected. The dataset consists of 4 modules:
- People Of India — demographic/employment, time use, financial assets
- Aspirational India — assets, perceptions, expectations
- Income Pyramids — household/member income
- Consumption Pyramids — monthly/weekly expenses
Duke users will have access to all waves of data collected (starting in 2014) until the current subscription period, May 2023.