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DWWEEKL
Weekly earnings at lost job

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1996: 1923.00
1998-onward: 2884.61

Description

DWWEEKL is a Census Bureau recode that gives the approximate weekly earnings for the respondent's lost 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

  • 1984-1992: Civilians age 20 or older who lost or left their job in the last 5 years.
  • 1994+: Civilians age 20 or older who lost or left their job in the last 3 years.

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 - - - - - - - - - - -

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