Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: AH-005-097-1-1-United States-USBLS-1987

Subject Area: Individual

Bibliographic Citation: Current population survey outgoing rotation group annual file, 1987.  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Department of Labor. Bureau of Labor Statistics  [principal investigator(s)] / Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Labor. Bureau of Labor Statistics  [distributor].

Date Accessioned: 4/26/1996

Number of Files Received: 1

Comments: As received from the University of Michigan Population Studies Lab. Documentation ordered separately from BLS. Note that the format of the data as described in the documentation (word-based card image format) differs from the actual data format (logical record-based rectangular).

Access Status: Unlimited access

Date Ordered: 4/26/1996

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy documentation, shared with AH-005-100 and AH-005-101, see AH-005-105 Vol. 2 for ICS and OCS codes.

Abstract: These files are created by taking the outgoing rotation group from each month of the Current Population Survey. Compared to the widely used March CPS, the Outgoing Rotation Group File provides approximately three times as many observations. This gives the user a large yearly file of the basic CPS questions: employment status, occupation, income, marital status, etc. Also, the Outgoing Rotation Group File has current pay and current labor force status, whereas the March files have the previous year's earnings tied to current labor force status characteristics.

Media/File Reports:

7087 (CD-ROM)
7128 (CD-ROM)
7129 (CD-ROM)