hrsersuf: CPS: Household serial suffix

Description

hrsersuf is the household serial number suffix 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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* hrsersuf
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capture rename hrsersuf orig_hrsersuf
gen hrsersuf = ""

if $monthlycps == 1 | $maycps == 1 {
    if tm(1973m1) <= $date & $date <= tm(1993m12) {
        * not available
    }
    if tm(1994m1) <= $date & $date <= tm(2004m4) {
        replace hrsersuf = orig_hrsersuf
    }
    if tm(2004m5) <= $date {
        * not available
    }
}
lab var hrsersuf "CPS: Household serial suffix"
notes hrsersuf: 1994-2004m4: CPS household serial suffix
notes hrsersuf: Used for joining EPI extracts to BLS/Census raw data