dlfstat: Labor-force status

Description

dlfstat is the seven-category detailed labor force status of the respondent.

Availability

Sample Years
Basic 1994 - present
ORG 1994 - present

Values

Value Label
1 Employed-at work
2 Employed-absent
3 Unemployed-on layoff
4 Unemployed-looking
5 Not in labor force-retired
6 Not in labor force-disabled
7 Not in labor force-other
Variable creation
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* Detailed labor force status
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gen byte dlfstat = .

if $marchcps == 1 {
    if tm(1994m1) <= $date & $date <= tm(1997m12)  {
        replace dlfstat = mlr
        replace dlfstat = . if dlfstat == -1
    }
    if tm(1998m1) <= $date {
        replace dlfstat = pemlr
        replace dlfstat = . if dlfstat == -1
    }
}

if $monthlycps == 1 {
    if tm(1994m1) <= $date {
        replace dlfstat = pemlr
        replace dlfstat = . if dlfstat == -1
    }
}

lab var dlfstat "Labor-force status"
#delimit ;
lab def dlfstat
1 "Employed-at work"
2 "Employed-absent"
3 "Unemployed-on layoff"
4 "Unemployed-looking"
5 "Not in labor force-retired"
6 "Not in labor force-disabled"
7 "Not in labor force-other"
;
#delimit cr
lab val dlfstat dlfstat
notes dlfstat: 1994-present CPS: pemlr