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Stata SAS
Variable Name afdcamt_Y_M
Top Access Level released
Label Amount of AFDC received
Codebook SIPP Synthetic Beta v7
Type numeric

Full Description

This variable is the amount of public assistance payments (AFDC or TANF) that a respondent received month M of year Y. M goes from 1 to 12 and represents the calendar month. Y goes from 1 to 6 and represents the number calendar year for a given SIPP panel. The variable comes from the core file. The relevant SIPP variables are I20AMT1-I20AMT4 in 1984; S20AMT in the 1990, 1991, 1992, and 1993 panels; T20AMT in the 1996, 2001, 2004, and 2008 panels.