hrhhid: CPS: Household identifier (Part 1)

Description

hrhhid is part one of the household identifier on the CPS file, which can be used to merge the EPI extracts to the raw CPS data from Census.

Availability

Sample Years
Basic All years
May All years
ORG All years
Variable creation
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* hrhhid
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capture rename hrhhid orig_hrhhid
gen hrhhid = ""

if $monthlycps == 1 | $maycps == 1 {
    if tm(1973m1) <= $date & $date <= tm(1993m12) {
      replace hrhhid = hhid
    }
    if tm(1994m1) <= $date {
      replace hrhhid = orig_hrhhid
    }
}

lab var hrhhid "CPS: Household identifier (Part 1)"
notes hrhhid: 1973-1993 Unicon: hhid
notes hrhhid: 1994-present CPS: hrhhid
notes hrhhid: Used for joining EPI extracts to BLS/Census raw data