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We study the effects of attrition and other unit non-response in the HRS on inferences about the distribution of socio-economic variables. A feature of the HRS is that efforts are made to bring non-respondents in a particular wave back in the next wave. We find that bringing back these temporary non-respondents substantially reduces the selection effects due to unit non-response. This applies to cross-section analyses but the same conclusion is obtained from our analysis of examples of paneldoi:10.14301/llcs.v2i2.114 fatcat:4xvyxhhwendrlb6r7ifvzuzkny