hrhhid2: CPS: Household identifier (Part 2)

Description

hrhhid2 is the second part of the household identifer on the CPS file, which can be used to merge the EPI extracts to the raw CPS data from Census.

Availability

Sample Years
Basic 2004m5 - present
ORG 2004m5 - present
Variable creation
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* hrhhid2
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capture rename hrhhid2 orig_hrhhid2
gen hrhhid2 = ""

if $monthlycps == 1 | $maycps == 1 {
    if tm(1973m1) <= $date & $date <= tm(2004m4) {
        * not available
    }
    if tm(2004m5) <= $date {
        replace hrhhid2 = orig_hrhhid2
    }
}
lab var hrhhid2 "CPS: Household identifier (Part 2)"
notes hrhhid2: 2004m5-present: CPS household identifier, part 2
notes hrhhid2: Used for joining EPI extracts to BLS/Census raw data