Status:Closed    Asked:Nov 08, 2017 - 04:14 PM

Update on CPS microdata on multiple job holders

I found this question from 2014 about multiple job holders...

The answer suggests that IPUMS will soon have this variable. Is it available now? If so, I can't find it.

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IPUMS CPS now has the following variables available for non-ASEC samples from January 1994 on: MULTJOB, which indicates whether a respondent reported working more than one job/business in the last week, and NUMJOB, which gives the number of jobs/businesses a person worked in last week, for those who reported having more than one.


Nov 10, 2017 - 10:01 AM

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That's for that. It turns out my problem was that I was using the wrong sample because I had seen those variables before, they just always showed no data. When I used a different sample, they populated. Thanks for the help.


Nov 16, 2017 - 11:52 AM

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