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DWWEEKC
Weekly earnings at current job

Codes

DWWEEKC is a 6-digit variable with two implied decimal places. That is, values of 00123456 should be interpreted as 1,234.56. The IPUMS command files automatically divide DWWEEKC by 100, so no further adjustment is needed.

Missing Values:
9999.96 = Refused
9999.97 = Don't know
9999.98 = No Response
9999.99 = NIU

Top codes:

Topcodes:
1984-1996: 1923.00
1998-onward: 2884.61

Description

DWWEEKC is a Census Bureau recode that gives the approximate weekly earnings for the respondent's current job. Unusually low values, such as zeroes or values near and below one are found in the original data.

This variable is part of the Displaced Workers Supplement.

Comparability

From 1984-1992, respondents who lost or left a job during the past five years are included in the supplement; from 1994 on, those who lost or left a job during the past three years are included.

Universe

  • 1984-1994: Civilians age 20+ who lost their job in the last 5 years and are currently employed.
  • 2002+: Civilians age 20+ who lost their job in the last 3 years and are currently employed.

Availability

Years Jan Feb ASEC Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1984 X - - - - - - - - - - -
1986 X - - - - - - - - - - -
1988 X - - - - - - - - - - -
1990 X - - - - - - - - - - -
1992 X - - - - - - - - - - -
1994 - X - - - - - - - - - -
1996 - X - - - - - - - - - -
1998 - X - - - - - - - - - -
2000 - X - - - - - - - - - -
2002 X - - - - - - - - - - -
2004 X - - - - - - - - - - -
2006 X - - - - - - - - - - -
2008 X - - - - - - - - - - -
2010 X - - - - - - - - - - -
2012 X - - - - - - - - - - -
2014 X - - - - - - - - - - -
2016 X - - - - - - - - - - -
2018 X - - - - - - - - - - -

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