On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the HI data set which pertains to Health Insurance and Hours Worked By Wives . The HI data set is found in the Ecdat R package. You can load the HI data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("HI"). This will load the data into a variable called HI. If R says the HI 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 HI R data set. The size of this file is about 1,558,750 bytes.
Health Insurance and Hours Worked By Wives
a cross-section from 1993
number of observations : 22272
observation : individuals
country : United States
A dataframe containing :
hours worked per week by wife
wife covered by husband's HI ?
wife has HI thru her job ?
husband has HI thru own job ?
a factor with levels, "<9years", "9-11years", "12years", "13-15years", "16years", ">16years"
one of white, black, other
years of potential work experience
number of kids under age of 6
number of kids 6–18 years old
husband's income in thousands of dollars
one of other, northcentral, south, west
Olson, Craig A. (1998) “A comparison of parametric and semiparametric estimates of the effect of spousal health insurance coverage on weekly hours worked by wiwes”, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 13(5), september–october, 543–565.
Journal of Applied Econometrics data archive : http://qed.econ.queensu.ca/jae/.
Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.