R Dataset / Package Ecdat / Mathlevel

Documentation

On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the Mathlevel data set which pertains to Level of Calculus Attained for Students Taking Advanced Micro–economics . The Mathlevel data set is found in the Ecdat R package. You can load the Mathlevel data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Mathlevel"). This will load the data into a variable called Mathlevel. If R says the Mathlevel 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 Mathlevel R data set. The size of this file is about 21,914 bytes.


Level of Calculus Attained for Students Taking Advanced Micro–economics

Description

a cross-section from 1983 to 1986

number of observations : 609

observation : individuals

country : United States

Usage

data(Mathlevel)

Format

A dataframe containing :

mathlevel

highest level of math attained , an ordered factor with levels 170, 171a, 172, 171b, 172b, 221a, 221b

sat

sat Math score

language

foreign language proficiency ?

sex

male, female

major

one of other, eco, oss (other social sciences), ns (natural sciences), hum (humanities)

mathcourse

number of courses in advanced math (0 to 3)

physiccourse

number of courses in physics (0 to 2)

chemistcourse

number of courses in chemistry (0 to 2)

Source

Butler, J.S., T. Aldrich Finegan and John J. Siegfried (1998) “Does more calculus improve student learning in intermediate micro and macroeconomic theory ?”, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 13(2), april, 185–202.

References

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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Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

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Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0