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Are Bracket Responses Accurate? Using IRS W-2 Records to Assess Earnings Edits for the the Redesigned CPS ASEC

Working Paper Number SEHSD-WP2019-22
C. Adam Bee

This presentation assesses the accuracy of income bracket responses in the CPS ASEC by comparing the joint distributions of CPS earnings and earnings bracket responses to linked IRS W-2 records. 


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