R Dataset / Package Ecdat / Star

Documentation

On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the Star data set which pertains to Effects on Learning of Small Class Sizes . The Star data set is found in the Ecdat R package. You can load the Star data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Star"). This will load the data into a variable called Star. If R says the Star 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 Star R data set. The size of this file is about 276,230 bytes.


Effects on Learning of Small Class Sizes

Description

a cross-section from 1985-89

number of observations : 5748

observation : individuals

country : United States

Usage

data(Star)

Format

A dataframe containing :

tmathssk

total math scaled score

treadssk

total reading scaled score

classk

type of class, a factor with levels (regular,small.class,regular.with.aide)

totexpk

years of total teaching experience

sex

a factor with levels (boy,girl)

freelunk

qualified for free lunch ?

race

a factor with levels (white,black,other)

schidkn

school indicator variable

Source

Project STAR http://www.heros-inc.org/star.htm.

References

Stock, James H. and Mark W. Watson (2003) Introduction to Econometrics, Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers, chapter 11.

See Also

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

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Attachment Size
dataset-87072.csv 269.76 KB
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0