Within a single file, the best way to uniquely identify households is to use the hhseq variable. Here’s an explanation from Unicon Research Corporation (which provides the underlying source of our extract from 1980-2013) – “Beginning in 1994 through the current year, there is a problem with duplicate HHIDs for different household units. The problem [...]
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Version 0.9.8 of the CEPR CPS March program files for 1980-2014 has been released. Download the data or view the program files for changes to the final extracts. CEPR CPS Basic Monthly program files for 1979-2014 are also available for download. There have been several notable changes to the files. First, we [...]