On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the Bfox data set which pertains to Canadian Women's Labour-Force Participation. The Bfox data set is found in the car R package. You can load the Bfox data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Bfox"). This will load the data into a variable called Bfox. If R says the Bfox data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("car") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the Bfox R data set. The size of this file is about 1,059 bytes.
Canadian Women's Labour-Force Participation
Bfox data frame has 30 rows and 7 columns. Time-series data on Canadian women's labor-force participation, 1946–1975.
This data frame contains the following columns:
Percent of adult women in the workforce.
Total fertility rate: expected births to a cohort of 1000 women at current age-specific fertility rates.
Men's average weekly wages, in constant 1935 dollars and adjusted for current tax rates.
Women's average weekly wages.
Per-capita consumer debt, in constant dollars.
Percent of the active workforce working 34 hours per week or less.
The value of
tfr for 1973 is misrecorded as 2931; it should be 1931.
Fox, B. (1980) Women's Domestic Labour and their Involvement in Wage Work. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, p. 449.
Fox, J. (2008) Applied Regression Analysis and Generalized Linear Models, Second Edition. Sage.
Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.