On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the UnempDur data set which pertains to Unemployment Duration . The UnempDur data set is found in the Ecdat R package. You can load the UnempDur data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("UnempDur"). This will load the data into a variable called UnempDur. If R says the UnempDur 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 UnempDur R data set. The size of this file is about 132,362 bytes.
Journal of Business Economics and Statistics web site : http://amstat.tandfonline.com/loi/ubes20
number of observations : 3343
A time serie containing :
length of spell in number of two-week intervals
= 1 if re-employed at full-time job
= 1 if re-employed at part-time job
1 if re-employed but left job: pt-ft status unknown
1 if still jobless
= 1 if filed UI claim
eligible replacement rate
eligible disregard rate
log weekly earnings in lost job (1985\$)
years tenure in lost job
McCall, B.P. (1996) “Unemployment Insurance Rules, Joblessness, and Part-time Work”, Econometrica, 64, 647–682.
Cameron, A.C. and P.K. Trivedi (2005) Microeconometrics : methods and applications, Cambridge, pp. 603–8, 632–6, 658–62, 671–4 and 692.
Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.