R Dataset / Package Ecdat / Schooling

Documentation

On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the Schooling data set which pertains to Wages and Schooling . The Schooling data set is found in the Ecdat R package. You can load the Schooling data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Schooling"). This will load the data into a variable called Schooling. If R says the Schooling 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 Schooling R data set. The size of this file is about 392,559 bytes.


Wages and Schooling

Description

a cross-section from 1976

number of observations : 3010

observation : individuals

country : United States

Usage

data(Schooling)

Format

A dataframe containing :

smsa66

lived in smsa in 1966 ?

smsa76

lived in smsa in 1976 ?

nearc2

grew up near 2-yr college ?

nearc4

grew up near 4-yr college ?

nearc4a

grew up near 4-year public college ?

nearc4b

grew up near 4-year private college ?

ed76

education in 1976

ed66

education in 1966

age76

age in 1976

daded

dads education (imputed avg if missing)

nodaded

dads education imputed ?

momed

mothers education

nomomed

moms education imputed ?

momdad14

lived with mom and dad at age 14 ?

sinmom14

single mom at age 14 ?

step14

step parent at age 14 ?

south66

lived in south in 1966 ?

south76

lived in south in 1976 ?

lwage76

log wage in 1976 (outliers trimmed)

famed

mom-dad education class (1-9)

black

black ?

wage76

wage in 1976 (raw, cents per hour)

enroll76

enrolled in 1976 ?

kww

the kww score

iqscore

a normed IQ score

mar76

married in 1976 ?

libcrd14

library card in home at age 14 ?

exp76

experience in 1976

Source

National Longitudinal Survey of Young Men (NLSYM) .

Card, D. (1995) Using geographical variation in college proximity to estimate the return to schooling in Christofides, L.N., E.K. Grant and R. Swidinsky (1995) Aspects of labour market behaviour : essays in honour of John Vanderkamp, University of Toronto Press, Toronto .

References

Verbeek, Marno (2004) A Guide to Modern Econometrics, John Wiley and Sons, chapter 5.

See Also

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

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Attachment Size
dataset-57817.csv 383.36 KB
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0