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COVIDPAID
Received pay for hours not worked due to the COVID-19 pandemic

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Description

COVIDPAID reports whether the respondent was paid for hours that they were unable to work during the previous four weeks as a result of their employer's closure or loss of business due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This variable is part of a battery of five supplemental questions added to the CPS basic monthly survey in May of 2020 to measure the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the labor force. For more information on how the pandemic affected the CPS, see our detailed documentation here.

Comparability

This variable is comparable across time.

Universe

  • Civilians 16+ who were unable to work because their employer closed or lost business due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Availability

Years Jan Feb ASEC Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2020 - - - - - X X X X X X X X
2021 X X - X X X X X X - - - -

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