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WANTJOB_CPS8
Respondent currently wants a job (CPS)

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Description

WANTJOB_CPS8 reports whether respondents not in the labor force (neither working, nor temporarily absent from a job, nor actively looking for work) wanted a job, either full- or part-time.

WANTJOB_CPS8 was drawn from the final CPS interview, conducted 2-5 months before the ATUS interview. It was not updated at the time of the ATUS interview.

Comparability

This variable is comparable across years.

Universe

  • CPS household members age 15 and over not in the labor force.

Availability

  • 2003-2018

Flags

QWANTJOB_CPS8