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Code for Releasing Earnings under Differential Privacy

Andrew Foote

This release is the final code that was used in the paper: "Releasing Earnings Distributions using Differential Privacy: Disclosure Avoidance System For Post Secondary Employment Outcomes (PSEO)" in Journal of Privacy and Confidentiality. Some of this code reflects the methodology used in the actual PSEO data production.

Thanks Yan Chen for advising on early versions of the differentially private algorithms. Any opinions and conclusions expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the views of the U.S. Census Bureau. No confidential data is used in this paper. Original PSEO data release approved by the Census Bureau Disclosure Review Board in release memo CBDRB-FY18-103.
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