On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the Mroz data set which pertains to Labor Supply Data . The Mroz data set is found in the Ecdat R package. You can load the Mroz data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Mroz"). This will load the data into a variable called Mroz. If R says the Mroz 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 Mroz R data set. The size of this file is about 49,879 bytes.
Labor Supply Data
number of observations : 753
observation : individuals
country : United States
A dataframe containing :
participation in 1975 ?
wife's hours of work in 1975
number of children less than 6 years old in household
number of children between ages 6 and 18 in household
wife's educational attainment, in years
wife's average hourly earnings, in 1975 dollars
wife's wage reported at the time of the 1976 interview (not= 1975 estimated wage)
husband's hours worked in 1975
husband's educational attainment, in years
husband's wage, in 1975 dollars
family income, in 1975 dollars
wife's mother's educational attainment, in years
wife's father's educational attainment, in years
unemployment rate in county of residence, in percentage points
lives in large city (SMSA) ?
actual years of wife's previous labor market experience
Mroz, T. (1987) “The sensitivity of an empirical model of married women's hours of work to economic and statistical assumptions”, Econometrica, 55, 765-799.
1976 Panel Study of Income Dynamics.
Greene, W.H. (2003) Econometric Analysis, Prentice Hall, http://www.prenhall.com/greene/greene1.html, Table F4.1.
Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.