R Dataset / Package DAAG / nsw74demo


On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the nsw74demo data set which pertains to Labour Training Evaluation Data. The nsw74demo data set is found in the DAAG R package. You can load the nsw74demo data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("nsw74demo"). This will load the data into a variable called nsw74demo. If R says the nsw74demo data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("DAAG") 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 nsw74demo R data set. The size of this file is about 13,747 bytes.

Labour Training Evaluation Data


This data frame contains 445 rows and 10 columns. These data are from an investigation of the effect of training on changes, between 1974-1975 and 1978, in the earnings of individuals who had experienced employment difficulties Data are for the male experimental control and treatment groups.




This data frame contains the following columns:


a numeric vector identifying the study in which the subjects were enrolled (0 = PSID, 1 = NSW).


age (in years).


years of education.


(0 = not black, 1 = black).


(0 = not hispanic, 1 = hispanic).


(0 = not married, 1 = married).


(0 = completed high school, 1 = dropout).


real earnings in 1974.


real earnings in 1975.


real earnings in 1978.




Dehejia, R.H. and Wahba, S. 1999. Causal effects in non-experimental studies: re-evaluating the evaluation of training programs. Journal of the American Statistical Association 94: 1053-1062.

Lalonde, R. 1986. Evaluating the economic evaluations of training programs. American Economic Review 76: 604-620.


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