CEPR Uniform Extracts of the CPS ORG are available to download in Stata format, for the years 1979-2018.
Our Stata programs are the major source of information for our extracts. For the CPS ORG from 1979-1993, the programs can be found here. For the CPS ORG from 1994-on, the programs can be found here. Our Stata code show the changes we made to the original raw CPS variables in order to create our extract.
The latest version of the CEPR CPS ORG Uniform Extracts is Version 2.4. See the cepr_org_master.do changelog for a complete listing of changes.
Each compressed file is about 14Mb; uncompressed, each Stata data file is about 65Mb. If you don’t want to download the data, you can replicate the CEPR CPS ORG Uniform Extracts by using our programs. For data in other formats, please contact us.
If you use the CEPR Uniform Extracts of the CPS ORG in your research, please cite them as
- Center for Economic and Policy Research. 2019. CPS ORG Uniform Extracts, Version 2.4. Washington, DC.
The timestamp and version of your downloaded dataset can be found using the Stata –describe, short–command.