hoursuorg: Usual hours worked per week at this rate/job (earner study)

Description

hoursuorg is the usual number of hours worked per week at the primary job in the ORG sample.

Availability

Sample Years
ORG 1979 - present

Warning

This variable's coding changes in 1994 and may not be consistent over time.

Values

Value Label
99 99+
Variable creation
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* Usual hours worked per week, earner study
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gen int hoursuorg = .

if $monthlycps == 1 | $maycps == 1 {
    if $earnerinfo == 1 {
        if tm(1979m1) <= $date & $date <= tm(1993m12) {
            replace hoursuorg = ernush
        }
        if tm(1994m1) <= $date {
            * start with ORG hours variable, only defined for some hourly workers
            replace hoursuorg = peernhro
            * use basic usual hours if missing
            replace hoursuorg = hoursu1 if (peernhro == . | peernhro <= 0) & (minsamp == 4 | minsamp == 8)
        }
    }
}

replace hoursuorg = . if hoursuorg < 0
lab var hoursuorg "Usual hours worked per week at this rate/job (earner study)"
lab def hoursuorg 99 "99+"
lab val hoursuorg hoursuorg
notes hoursuorg: Only available for the ORG sample
notes hoursuorg: Definition break in 1994
notes hoursuorg: 1979-1993 Unicon: ernush
notes hoursuorg: 1994-present CPS: peernhro and hoursu1