Where can I find U.S. displaced worker data, particularly during the Great Recession? I found sets from 1995 to 2008 and 2015 to recent. However, I'm having trouble finding data for 2008-2014, particularly data at the county level. I would really like to see participation in dislocated worker programs by county. Does it exist? Any suggestions?

  • CPS Displaced Worker Supplement? I can see biennial data from 1984 to 2018 on IPUMS CPS
    – sboysel
    Mar 22 '20 at 22:08
  • @sboysel Thank you! Yes, that is exactly what I need. If you put your comment in the answers, I'll mark it as the right one.
    – daparker26
    Mar 24 '20 at 15:45
  • Glad it helps. I appreciate that!
    – sboysel
    Mar 24 '20 at 18:02

The U.S. Census Bureau's Current Population Survey Displaced Worker Supplement contains this data. There exists biennial data from 1984 to 2018 on IPUMS CPS.

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