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[SDS] SSB v6.0 data files released on Synthetic Data Server

We are happy to announce that version 6.0 of the SIPP Synthetic Beta is now available for use on the Synthetic Data Server. [...]

Release of National QWI through 2013Q3

National QWI data release r20141206_1008 (beta release), covering 1993Q1 through 2013Q3, has been posted at http://download.vrdc.cornell.edu/qwipu.national. It is based on Quarterly Workforce Indicators (QWI) release R2014Q3. [...]

[ECCO] Bug in QWI SAS dataset (R2014Q1) [updated]

Thanks to an alert user, we detected a bug in the SAS readin code used on ECCO for the QWI CSV files. The variable industry was miscoded as demogrp. The files are being regenerated. [Update: they are now available]

Availability of "all-states" QWIPU convenience files

We have occasionally heard from users who wish to download QWIPU files for all states in a convenient "package". While tabulations based on these files may suffer from selection bias for early years due varying levels of availability of historical QWI across states (see this graph for an illustration), and we suggest users use the [...]

Updates to QWI R2013Q3 and R2013Q4: NH added back

For an arcane reason, our mirror script skipped New Hampshire QWI files (sorry to anybody in or from the Granite State). This is now fixed for R2013Q3 and R2013Q4. Prior releases were not affected, future releases should no longer display that [...]