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Reference Materials

Application

  1. Non-Federal Researcher Questionnaire (PDF)
  2. Federal Researcher Questionnaire (PDF)

Sample Legal Agreements for Approved Projects Using BLS Restricted Data

Sample BLS Agent Agreement (PDF)

For Approved Projects Onsite at BLS:

  1. Letter of Agreement (non-Federal) (PDF)
  2. Memorandum of Understanding (Federal) (PDF)

For Approved Projects at FSRDCs:

  1. Letter of Agreement (non-Federal) (PDF)
  2. Memorandum of Understanding (Federal) (PDF)

For Approved Projects Offsite:

  1. CFOI Research File Letter of Agreement (non-Federal) (PDF)
  2. CFOI Research File Memorandum of Understanding (Federal) (PDF)
  3. NLSY Geocode Letter of Agreement (non-Federal) (PDF)
  4. NLSY Geocode Memorandum of Understanding (Federal) (PDF)

Special Data Considerations

  1. SIC to NAICs Conversion
  2. Linking Firms with Establishments in BLS Microdata
  3. QCEW State Data Access Policy (PDF)
  4. Bureau of Labor Statistics Handbook of Methods

 

Last Modified Date: March 17, 2017