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Current Population Survey, May 1988: Survey of Employee Benefits

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Current Population Survey Series
Publication Date
1990-05-01
Language
English
Free Keywords
census data; demographic characteristics; employee benefits; employment; households; income; labor force; occupations; pensions; population characteristics; population estimates; retirement plans; unemployment
Description
  • Abstract

    This dataset includes information on labor force activity for the week prior to the survey. Comprehensive data are provided on the employment status, occupation, and industry of persons 14 years old and over. Also included are personal characteristics such as age, sex, race, marital status, veteran status, household relationship, educational background, and Spanish origin. The supplement includes data on pension and retirement plan coverage through employer- or union-sponsored retirement plans, as well as individual retirement plans (IRAs) and Keoghs. Questions were asked of all persons employed for pay in four rotation groups common to the March 1988 Current Population Survey (CPS). Income and work experience data from the March income supplement are also included for individuals in these four rotation groups. In addition, the May supplement file was matched to the June CPS file to pick up that month's earnings data, and it was matched to the March income supplement to pick up detailed income information. The May supplement can be viewed as having three distinct parts: CPS labor force data, employee benefits supplement data, and March income data.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1988-05
  • Collection date: 1988-05
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
The universe consists of all persons in the civilian noninstitutional population of the United States living in households.
Sampling
The probability sample selected to represent the universe consists of approximately 53,000 households.
Availability
Download
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 9316 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Publications
  • Hotchkiss, Julie L.. A closer look at the employment impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Journal of Human Resources.39, (4), 887-911.2004.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3559031 (URL)
  • Bonstead-Bruns, Melissa Jill. Gender and the Labor Market: Matching and Attainment Process. Dissertation, University of Iowa. 2001.
  • Abe, Yukiko. A comparison of wage structures in the United States and Japan: Results from cell mean regressions. Japanese Economic Review.51, (2), 252-267.2000.
    • ID: 10.1111/1468-5876.00150 (DOI)
  • Bonstead-Bruns, Melissa J.. Gender and the labor market: Matching and attainment process. Dissertation, University of Iowa. 2000.
  • England, Paula, Hermsen, Joan M., Cotter, David A.. The devaluation of women's work: A comment on TAM. American Journal of Sociology.105, (6), 1741-1751.2000.
    • ID: 10.1086/210471 (DOI)
  • Fields, Judith, Wolff, Edward N.. Gender Differentials in Industry Wage Premia, Affirmative Action, and Employment Growth on the Industry Level. Gender Issues.18, (4), 3-25.2000.
    • ID: 10.1007/s12147-001-0020-y (DOI)
  • Hirsch, Barry T., Macpherson, David A., Hardy, Melissa A.. Occupational age structure and access for older workers. Industrial and Labor Relations Review.53, (3), 401-418.2000.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2695966 (URL)
  • Hu, Luojia. Four essays in labor economics and microeconomics. Dissertation, Princeton University. 2000.
  • Waldfogel, Jane. The Impact of the Family and Medical Leave Act. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.18, (2), 281-302.1999.
    • ID: 10.1002/(SICI)1520-6688(199921)18:2<281::AID-PAM5>3.0.CO;2-J (DOI)
  • Berger, Mark C., Black, Dan A., Scott, Frank A.. How well do we measure employer-provided health insurance coverage. Contemporary Economic Policy.16, (3), 356-367.1998.
    • ID: 10.1111/j.1465-7287.1998.tb00525.x (DOI)
  • Belman, Dale, Heywood, John S.. Changes in the relative provision of public-sector pensions. Public Finance Review.25, (4), 426-441.1997.
    • ID: 10.1177/109114219702500404 (DOI)
  • Bender, Keith A.. The changing determinants of U.S. unionism: An analysis using worker-level data. Journal of Labor Research.18, (3), 403-423.1997.
    • ID: 10.1007/s12122-997-1047-y (DOI)
  • Boden, Richard J., Jr.. Changes in wages and worker attributes by firm size, 1983-1993. Business Economics.32, (3), 37-41.1997.
  • Johnson, Richard W.. Pension underfunding and liberal retirement benefits among state and local government workers. National Tax Journal.50, (1), 113-142.1997.
  • Tam, Tony. Sex segregation and occupational gender inequality in the United States: Devaluation or specialized training?. American Journal of Sociology.102, (6), 1652-1692.1997.
    • ID: 10.1086/231129 (DOI)
  • (author unknown). Lump-sum distributions: Fulfilling the portability promise or eroding retirement security?. EBRI Issue Brief.178, . 1996.
  • Chang, Angela E.. Tax policy, lump-sum pension distributions, and household saving. National Tax Journal.49, (2), 235-252.1996.
  • Chen, Yung Ping. Minority access to employer pensions: A statistical analysis with policy recommendations. Boston, MA: University of Massachusetts Boston, Gerontology Institute. 1996.
  • Even, William E., Macpherson, David A.. Employer size and labor turnover: The role of pensions. Industrial and Labor Relations Review.49, (4), 707-728.1996.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2524518 (URL)
  • Fronstin, Paul, Snider, Sarah C.. An examination of the decline in employment-based health insurance between 1988 and 1993. Inquiry (Rochester): The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision and Financing.33, (4), 317-325.1996.
  • MacDonald, James M., Cavalluzzo, Linda C.. Railroad deregulation: Pricing reforms, shipper responses, and the effects on labor. Industrial and Labor Relations Review.50, (1), 80-91.1996.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2524390 (URL)
  • Neumark, David, Wascher, William. Reconciling the evidence on employment effects of minimum wages: A review of our research findings. The Effects of the Minimum Wage on Employment.Washington, DC: AEI Press. 1996.
  • Kaufman, Robert L.. Taking Structure Seriously: The Perils of Ignoring Structural Error in Contextual Analyses: An Illustrative Analysis of Earnings and Occupational Context. American Sociological Association. 1995.
  • Marquis, M. Susan, Long, Stephen H.. Worker demand for health insurance in the non-group market. Journal of Health Economics.14, (1), 47-63.1995.
    • ID: 10.1016/0167-6296(94)00035-3 (DOI)
  • Neumark, David, Wascher, William. Minimum Wage Effects on Employment and School Enrollment. Journal of Business and Economic Statistics.13, (2), 199-206.1995.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1392374 (URL)
  • Poterba, James M., Venti, Steven F., Wise, David A.. 401(k) Plans and Tax-Deferred Saving. NBER Working Paper Series.4181, Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research. 1995.
  • Scott, Frank A., Berger, Mark C., Garen, John E.. Do health insurance and pension costs reduce the job opportunities of older workers?. Industrial and Labor Relations Review.48, (4), 775 -1995.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2524356 (URL)
  • Card, David, Katz, Lawrence F., Krueger, Alan B.. Comment on David Neumark and William Wascher, `Employment Effects of Minimum and Subminimum Wages: Panel Data on State Minimum Wage Laws'. Industrial and Labor Relations Review.48, (3), 487-496.1994.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2524979 (URL)
  • Clark, Robert L., Ghent, Linda Shumaker, Headen, Alvin E., Jr.. Retiree Health Insurance and Pension Coverage: Variations by Firm Characteristics. Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences.49, (2), S53-S61.1994.
  • Even, William E., Macpherson, David A.. Gender differences in pensions. Journal of Human Resources.29, (2), 555 -1994.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/146110 (URL)
  • Even, William E., Macpherson, David A.. Why did male pension coverage decline in the 1980s?. Industrial and Labor Relations Review.47, (3), 439-453.1994.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2524976 (URL)
  • Gruber, Jonathan. State-mandated benefits and employer-provided health insurance. Journal of Public Economics.55, (3), 433-464.1994.
    • ID: 10.1016/0047-2727(93)01407-2 (DOI)
  • Gruber, Jonathan, Madrian, Brigitte C.. Health insurance and job mobility: The effects of public policy on job-lock. Industrial and Labor Relations Review.48, (1), 86 -1994.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2524628 (URL)
  • Hendricks, Wallace. Deregulation and labor earnings. Journal of Labor Research.15, (31), 207-234.1994.
    • ID: 10.1007/BF02685767 (DOI)
  • Neumark, David, Wascher, William. Employment effects of minimum and subminimum wages: Reply to Card, Katz, and Krueger. Industrial and Labor Relations Review.47, 497-512.1994.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2524980 (URL)
  • Shingleton, Virginia C.. Medical Benefits and Labor Mobility. Dissertation, University of Notre Dame. 1994.
  • Woods, John R.. Pension coverage among the baby boomers: Initial findings from a 1993 survey. Social Security Bulletin.57, (3), 12-25.1994.
  • Chang, Angela E.. Impact of Government Policies on Pension Decisions. Dissertation Abstracts, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 1993.
  • Even, William E., Macpherson, David A.. Why Did Male Pension Coverage Decline in the 1980s?. Tallahasee, FL: Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy, Florida State University. 1993.
  • Hersch, Joni, White-Means, Shelley. Employer-Sponsored Health and Pension Benefits and the Gender/Race Wage Gap. Social Science Quarterly.74, (4), 851-866.1993.
  • Long, Stephen H., Marquis, M. Susan. Gaps in Employer Coverage: Lack of Supply or Lack of Demand?. Health Affairs.12, (Suppl), 282-293.1993.
    • ID: 10.1377/hlthaff.12.suppl_1.282 (DOI)
  • Peoples, James, Saunders, Lisa. Trucking deregulation and the black/white wage gap. Industrial and Labor Relations Review.47, (1), 23-35.1993.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2524229 (URL)
  • White-Means, Shelley I., Hersch, Joni. Economic viability among post-retirement aged women. Journal of Women and Aging.4, (4), 19-35.1993.
    • ID: 10.1300/J074v04n04_02 (DOI)
  • Woods, John R.. Pension vesting and preretirement lump sums among full-time private sector employees. Social Security Bulletin.56, (3), 3-21.1993.
  • Bloom, David E., Freeman, Richard B.. The Fall in Private Pension Coverage in the United States. American Economic Review.82, (2), 539-545.1992.
  • Long, Stephen H., Marquis, M. Susan. Gaps in employment-based health insurance: Lack of supply or lack of demand?. Health Benefits and the Workforce.Washington, DC: Government Printing Office. 1992.
  • Neumark, David, Wascher, William. Employment effects of minimum wages and subminimum wages: Panel data on state minimum wage laws. Industrial and Labor Relations Review.46, (1), 55-81.1992.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2524738 (URL)
  • Osterman, Paul. Internal Labor Markets in a Changing Environment: Models and Evidence. Research Frontiers in Industrial Relations and Human Resources.Madison, Wis.: Industrial Relations Research Association. 1992.
  • (author unknown). Employee benefits vary with employee traits. Risk Management.38, 16+ -1991.
  • Woodbury, Stephen, Bettinger, Douglas. The decline of fringe-benefit coverage in the 1980s. Structural Changes in U.S. Labor Markets.Armonk, N.Y.: M. E. Sharpe. 1991.
  • Fraedrich, Ann I.. Three Essays on Fringe Benefit Compensation. Dissertation, Purdue University. 1990.
  • Kosters, Marvin H.. Schooling, Work Experience, And Wage Trends. American Economic Review.80, (2), 308 -1990.
  • Piacentini, Joseph S.. Preservation of pension benefits. EBRI Issue Brief.98, Washington, DC: Employee Benefit Research Institute. 1990.
  • Piacentini, Joseph S.. Preserving portable pensions: An analysis of pension participation at current and prior jobs, receipt and use of preretirement lump-sum distributions, and tenure at current job. Washington, DC: Employee Benefit Research Institute. 1990.
  • Peoples, James H.. Wage outcomes following the divestiture of AT&T. Information Economics and Policy.4, (2), 105-126.1989.
    • ID: 10.1016/0167-6245(89)90002-4 (DOI)
  • Piacentini, Joseph S.. Pension coverage and benefit entitlement: New findings from 1988. EBRI Issue Brief.94, Washington, DC: Employee Benefit Research Institute. 1989.
  • Presser, Harriet B.. Can We Make Time for Children? The Economy, Work Schedules and Child Care. Demography.26, (4), 523-543.1989.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2061256 (URL)
  • Woods, John R.. Pension coverage among private wage and salary workers: Preliminary findings from the 1988 survey of employee benefits. Social Security Bulletin.52, (10), 2-19.1989.

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census (1990): Current Population Survey, May 1988: Survey of Employee Benefits. Version 1. Current Population Survey Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09316.v1