CPS Longitudinal Links


I’m interested in linking between MISH 1 and 5, 2 and 6, 3 and 7 and 4 and 8. Is LNKFW1YWT the appropriate weight?

Stuart Glosser

Yes, that is the correct weight to use. Be aware that the weight is only included for the first linked observation (MISH 1, 2, 3, or 4). For more on longitudinal weights in IPUMS CPS, see this page.