R Dataset / Package Ecdat / PSID


On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the PSID data set which pertains to Panel Survey of Income Dynamics . The PSID data set is found in the Ecdat R package. You can load the PSID data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("PSID"). This will load the data into a variable called PSID. If R says the PSID 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 PSID R data set. The size of this file is about 172,176 bytes.

Panel Survey of Income Dynamics


a cross-section from 1993

number of observations : 4856

observation : individuals

country : United States




A dataframe containing :


1968 interview number


person number


age of individual


highest grade completed


total labor income


annual work hours


live births to this individual


last known marital status (married, never married, windowed, divorced, separated, NA/DF, no histories)


Panel Survey of Income Dynamics.


Cameron, A.C. and P.K. Trivedi (2005) Microeconometrics : methods and applications, Cambridge, pp. 295–300.

See Also

Index.Source, Index.Economics, Index.Econometrics, Index.Observations


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