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WEEKLYCLAIMS: Stata module to Get Weekly Initial Jobless Claims from the US Dept. of Labor


  • Nikos Askitas

    () (IZA, Bonn)


weeklyclaims (indirectly) queries the website of the US Dept. of Labor at and gets the latest weekly initial unemployment claims across the US or any state, whichever specified.

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  • Nikos Askitas, 2011. "WEEKLYCLAIMS: Stata module to Get Weekly Initial Jobless Claims from the US Dept. of Labor," Statistical Software Components S457249, Boston College Department of Economics, revised 17 Jun 2012.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s457249
    Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install weeklyclaims". Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.

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    data retrieval; unemployment; labor force;


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