ISER-N in collaboration with universities and research organizations in Nepal and abroad has collected a large number of longitudinal panel and cross-sectional data on various topics. ISER-N has collected a wide range of data on population health (psychological and physical health), environment, population dynamics, family change, migration, education and social change. Moreover, most of the data are available for students, teachers, professors, and scholars in Nepal and throughout the world. The measurements themselves included survey data, ethnographic data, anthropometric, biomarkers, botanical counts, land use measures, and geographic information system data collection. The data are available in ISER-N office at Fulbari, Chitwan while one can also electronically access them from Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) at the University for Michigan and UK Data Bank through the following link listed below.
1) Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) at the University of Michigan (http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/DSDR/STUDY/04538.xml.)
ICPSR reports 1,405 unique users downloaded data and/or documentation, placing our data among the top 10% (by number of users) of all studies with data available through ICPSR. The data were downloaded by users affiliated with 34 different institutions. ICPSR also holds 10 different confidential data protection agreements with other universities for use of these data at Princeton, North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Brown, Pennsylvania, Michigan State, Mississippi State, San Diego State, Harvard University, the University of Washington and McGill University, Canada.
2) UK Data Bank (ukdataservice.ac.uk)
3) ISER-N project website (loaf.isernepal.org)
Some of the data are also available through ISER-N project website
However, to protect respondent’s confidentiality, some of the data with potentially identifiable information have restricted access. Users interested in restricted data can directly contact ISER-N or ICPSR.