R Dataset / Package Ecdat / Earnings


On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the Earnings data set which pertains to Earnings for Three Age Groups . The Earnings data set is found in the Ecdat R package. You can load the Earnings data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Earnings"). This will load the data into a variable called Earnings. If R says the Earnings data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("Ecdat") 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 Earnings R data set. The size of this file is about 50,591 bytes.

Earnings for Three Age Groups


a cross-section from 1988-1989

number of observations : 4266

observation : individuals

country : United States




A dataframe containing :


age groups, a factor with levels (g1,g2,g3)


average annual earnings, in 1982 US dollars


Mills, Jeffery A. and Sourushe Zandvakili (1997) “Statistical Inference via Bootstrapping for Measures of Inequality”, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 12(2), pp. 133-150.


Davidson, R. and James G. MacKinnon (2004) Econometric Theory and Methods, New York, Oxford University Press, http://www.econ.queensu.ca/ETM/, chapter 5 and 7.

Journal of Applied Econometrics data archive : http://qed.econ.queensu.ca/jae/.

See Also

Index.Source, Index.Economics, Index.Econometrics, Index.Observations


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