Longitudinal weight for the CPS

#1

Hi,

I’m linking individual records across the CPS monthly samples using CPSID and CPSIDP. I’m just wondering if the MPC offers longitudinal weight. The weight variables I found on the CPS website are for cross-sectional data.

Thank you very much!

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#2

While the Census Bureau does not provide longitudinal weights, the IPUMS-CPS team is currently looking into generating longitudinal weights for the linked CPS data. Unfortunately, I am not able to provide a timeline for the release of these longitudinal weights at this time.

I’m sorry I could not be of more help.

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