R Dataset / Package Ecdat / PSID

Documentation

On this Picostat.com 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

Description

a cross-section from 1993

number of observations : 4856

observation : individuals

country : United States

Usage

data(PSID)

Format

A dataframe containing :

intnum

1968 interview number

persnum

person number

age

age of individual

educatn

highest grade completed

earnings

total labor income

hours

annual work hours

kids

live births to this individual

married

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

Source

Panel Survey of Income Dynamics.

References

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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Attachment Size
dataset-90416.csv 168.14 KB
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0