Citation and Use of the IPUMS-CPS

Publications and research reports based on the IPUMS-USA database must cite it appropriately. The citation should include the following:

Sarah Flood, Miriam King, Steven Ruggles, and J. Robert Warren. Integrated Public Use Microdata Series, Current Population Survey: Version 4.0. [dataset]. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 2015.

For policy briefs or articles in the popular press that use the IPUMS-CPS database, we recommend that you cite the use of IPUMS data as follows:

IPUMS-CPS, University of Minnesota,

The licensing agreement for use of IPUMS-CPS data requires that users supply us with the title and full citation for any publications, research reports, or educational materials making use of the data or documentation. Please add your citation to the IPUMS bibliography.