Publication Date

1985

Abstract

This paper examines the potentiality of the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) for labor market analysis. We consider five areas of analysis: (1) labor force participation, employment, and unemployment; (2) labor market effects of income maintenance programs; (3) earnings; (4) work and retirement of the elderly; and (5) migration. We find that the SIPP is a potentially rich resource for labor market analysis, surpassing much of what is to be found in existing databases. We note some remaining problems and make recommendations for changes.

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© IOS Press. Final version published as: Fields, G. S., & Jakubson, G. H. (1985). Labor market analysis Using SIPP. Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, 13(3/4), 281-286. Reprinted with permission. All rights reserved.

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Fields, G. S., & Jakubson, G. H. (1985). Labor market analysis Using SIPP [Electronic version]. Retrieved [insert date], from Cornell University, ILR School site: http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/articles/x

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