R Dataset / Package Ecdat / StrikeDur

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GNU General Public License v2.0
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On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the StrikeDur data set which pertains to Strikes Duration . The StrikeDur data set is found in the Ecdat R package. You can load the StrikeDur data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("StrikeDur"). This will load the data into a variable called StrikeDur. If R says the StrikeDur 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 StrikeDur R data set. The size of this file is about 6,349 bytes.

Strikes Duration


a cross-section from 1968 to 1976

number of observations : 566

country : United States




A dataframe containing :


duration of the strike in days


measure of stage of business cycle (deviation of monthly log industrial production in manufacturing from prediction from OLS on time, time-squared and monthly dummies)


Kennan, J. (1985) “The Duration of Contract strikes in U.S. Manufacturing”, Journal of Econometrics, 28, 5-28.


Cameron, A.C. and P.K. Trivedi (2005) Microeconometrics : methods and applications, Cambridge, pp. 574–5 abd 582.

See Also

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


Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

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