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Added by Catherine Bunting over 1 year ago. Updated over 1 year ago.

Status:
Resolved
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Category:
-
Start date:
07/22/2021
% Done:

100%


Description

Hello,

I am carrying out some analysis of the cohort of respondents who were unemployed at Wave 8 of the survey (h_jbstat = 3). I would like to include information about their most recent employment. In particular, I would like to derive a variable for the NS-SEC of the most recent job held.

I think I can use h_jbhad to identify people who have never had paid employment, and h_jlnssec_dv for respondents who were new entrants to the survey at Wave 8. For the others, do I need to go back to each previous wave of the survey and pull through non-missing values for g_jbnssec_dv, f_jbnssec_dv and so on?

Is there a quicker/easier way of doing this?!

Thank you,

Catherine

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