TITLE

Reconciling educational attainment questions in the CPS

AUTHOR(S)
Jaeger, David A.
PUB. DATE
August 1997
SOURCE
Monthly Labor Review;Aug97, Vol. 120 Issue 8, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a summary account of a method in measuring educational attainment of respondents. Decennial census and the Current Population Survey (CPS); Data used in the study; Creating comparable categories.
ACCESSION #
9711034461

 

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