1. Tacking the CPS (part 4)

As a reminder, the CPS interviews households 8 times over the course of 16 months. They're interviewed for 4 months, take 8 months off, and are interviewed four more times. So if your first interview was in month $$m$$, you're also interviewed in months

$$m + 1, m + 2, m + 3, m + 12, m + 13, m + 14, m + 15$$ ...
2. Tackling the CPS (Part 3)

As a reminder, we have a dictionary that looks like

         id  length  start  end
0    HRHHID      15      1   15
1   HRMONTH       2     16   17
2   HRYEAR4       4     18   21
3  HURESPLI       2     22   23
4   HUFINAL       3     24   26
...     ...    ...  ...


giving the columns of the raw CPS data files. This post ...