On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the Males data set which pertains to Wages and Education of Young Males . The Males data set is found in the Ecdat R package. You can load the Males data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Males"). This will load the data into a variable called Males. If R says the Males 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 Males R data set. The size of this file is about 458,617 bytes.
Wages and Education of Young Males
a panel of 545 observations from 1980 to 1987
number of observations : 4360
observation : individuals
country : United States
A dataframe containing :
years of schooling
years of experience (=age-6-school)
wage set by collective bargaining ?
a factor with levels (black,hisp,other)
health problem ?
log of hourly wage
a factor with 12 levels
a factor with 9 levels
a factor with levels (rural area, north east, nothern central, south)
National Longitudinal Survey (NLS Youth Sample).
Vella, F. and M. Verbeek (1998) “Whose wages do unions raise ? A dynamic model of unionism and wage”, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 13, 163–183.
Verbeek, Marno (2004) A Guide to Modern Econometrics, John Wiley and Sons, chapter 10.
Journal of Applied Econometrics data archive : http://qed.econ.queensu.ca/jae/.
Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.