orgwgt: Earnings weight

Description

orgwgt is the sample weight to use for all tabulations of the Outgoing Rotation Groups sample.

Availability

Sample Years
ORG 1979 - present
Variable creation
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* ORG weight
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gen orgwgt = .

if $marchcps == 1 {
    if tm(1979m1) <= $date & $date <= tm(1997m12) {
        replace orgwgt = ernwgt / 100
    }
    if tm(1998m1) <= $date {
        replace orgwgt = a_ernlwt
    }
}

if $monthlycps == 1 | $maycps == 1 {
    if tm(1979m1) <= $date & $date <= tm(1993m12) {
        * to ensure this runs on 1979-1981 basic, when ORG is a separate file
        * and ernwgt is missing in basic
        capture confirm variable ernwgt
        if _rc==0 {
            replace orgwgt = ernwgt / 100
        }
    }
    if tm(1994m1) <= $date {
        replace orgwgt = pworwgt
        * use Census 2000-based weights for 2000-2002
        if tm(2000m1) <= $date & $date <= tm(2002m12) {
            replace orgwgt = nworwgt
        }
    }
}

replace orgwgt = . if orgwgt <= 0

lab var orgwgt "Earnings weight"
notes orgwgt: Only for information collected only in ORG
notes orgwgt: Sum to civilian, non-institutional population in each month
notes orgwgt: To obtain approximate US population with full year of data, /*
*/ divide orgwgt by 12
notes orgwgt: 1994-present CPS: pworwgt
notes orgwgt: 1979-1993 Unicon: ernwgt