Status:Closed    Asked:Aug 14, 2017 - 01:14 PM

calculate U6 from IPUMS CPS basic monthlies?

Is it possible now to calculate U6 from the IPUMS CPS basic monthly data?

Two years ago it was not (, but is it now possible?

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Jeff Bloem


Unfortunately, the answer is still the same as two years ago. Clearly you are not the only user who would benefit from this being possible, and IPUMS CPS is planning to generate an integrated version of WANTJOB for the basic monthly samples. I will be sure to pass along your interest in this variable to move it up the priority list.


Aug 14, 2017 - 02:03 PM

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