LEHD Infrastructure Files in the Census RDC: Overview of S2004 Snapshot
249 Pages Posted: 21 Apr 2011
Date Written: April 1, 2011
The Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD) Program at the U.S. Census Bureau, with the support of several national research agencies, has built a set of infrastructure files using administrative data provided by state agencies, enhanced with information from other administrative data sources, demographic and economic (business) surveys and censuses. The LEHD Infrastructure Files provide a detailed and comprehensive picture of workers, employers, and their interaction in the U.S. economy. This document describes the structure and content of the 2004 Snapshot of the LEHD Infrastructure files as they are made available in the Census Bureau's Research Data Center network.
Keywords: LEHD, linked employer-employee data, workers, employers, jobs, hires, separations, recalls, mobility
JEL Classification: J00, J10, J20, J30, J40, J60, M50
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