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[Excerpt] This report presents earnings data from the Current Population Survey (CPS). The CPS is a national monthly survey of approximately 50,000 households conducted by the Bureau of the Census for the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The earnings data are collected from one-fourth of the CPS monthly sample. For a detailed description of the source of the data and an explanation of the concepts and definitions used, please see the Technical Note included at the end of this report.


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U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. (1999). Highlights of women’s earnings in 1998 (BLS Report No. 928). Washington, D.C.: Author.