R Dataset / Package robustbase / education


On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the education data set which pertains to Education Expenditure Data. The education data set is found in the robustbase R package. You can load the education data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("education"). This will load the data into a variable called education. If R says the education data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("robustbase") 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 education R data set. The size of this file is about 1,236 bytes.

Education Expenditure Data


Education Expenditure Data, from Chatterjee and Price (1977, p.108). This data set, representing the education expenditure variables in the 50 US states, providing an interesting example of heteroscedacity.




A data frame with 50 observations on the following 6 variables.




Region (1=Northeastern, 2=North central, 3=Southern, 4=Western)


Number of residents per thousand residing in urban areas in 1970


Per capita personal income in 1973


Number of residents per thousand under 18 years of age in 1974


Per capita expenditure on public education in a state, projected for 1975


P. J. Rousseeuw and A. M. Leroy (1987) Robust Regression and Outlier Detection; Wiley, p.110, table 16.


education.x <- data.matrix(education[, 3:5])
summary(lm.education <- lm(Y ~ Region + X1+X2+X3, data=education))
## See  example(lmrob.M.S) # for how robust regression is used

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

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