Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: CA-510-001-1-1-Canada-STATCAN-1986

Subject Area: Economic Attitudes and Behavior

Bibliographic Citation: Canadian labour market activity survey microdata, 1986 [CD-ROM version].  [machine-readable data file] / Statistics Canada. Household Surveys Division. Special Surveys Group  [principal investigator(s)] / Ottawa, Ontario: Statistics Canada  [distributor].

Date Accessioned: 5/19/1994

Number of Files Received: 64

Comments: Data are stored on CD-ROM. A data retrieval program allows users to select variables, extract data, output a SAS or SPSS statement file and generate a codebook file.

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Machine-readable and one volume users' guide printed (printed guide shared with other studies in this series).

Abstract: Data were collected from civilian non-institutionalized population aged 16-69 in Canadian provinces. It attempts to measure the frequency and number of job changes in the Canadian labor market in 1986 in order to provide information on the characteristics of paid jobs held during this period. Topics include: periods of employment and unemployment, job search activities, unionization, pension plan coverage, wage rates, work schedules, inter- intra-employment occupational mobility, and financial compensation during absences from work. There are 66,934 cases in 1983 cross-sectional file.

Media/File Reports:

7015 (CD-ROM)