hrsample: CPS: Household sample identifier

Description

hrsample is the household sample 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 1994 - 2004m4
ORG 1994 - 2004m4
Variable creation
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* hrsample
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capture rename hrsample orig_hrsample
gen hrsample = ""

if $monthlycps == 1 | $maycps == 1 {
    if tm(1973m1) <= $date & $date <= tm(1993m12) {
        * not available
    }
    if tm(1994m1) <= $date & $date <= tm(2004m4) {
        replace hrsample = orig_hrsample
    }
    if tm(2004m5) <= $date {
        * not available
    }
}

lab var hrsample "CPS: Household sample identifier"
notes hrsample: 1994-2004m4: CPS household sample
notes hrsample: Used for joining EPI extracts to BLS/Census raw data