R Dataset / Package Ecdat / Participation


On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the Participation data set which pertains to Labor Force Participation . The Participation data set is found in the Ecdat R package. You can load the Participation data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Participation"). This will load the data into a variable called Participation. If R says the Participation 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 Participation R data set. The size of this file is about 26,941 bytes.

Labor Force Participation


a cross-section

number of observations : 872

observation : individuals

country : Switzerland




A dataframe containing :


labour force participation ?


the log of nonlabour income


age in years divided by 10


years of formal education


the number of young children (younger than 7)


number of older children


foreigner ?


Gerfin, Michael (1996) “Parametric and semiparametric estimation of the binary response”, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 11(3), 321-340.


Davidson, R. and James G. MacKinnon (2004) Econometric Theory and Methods, New York, Oxford University Press, http://www.econ.queensu.ca/ETM/, chapter 11.

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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