R Dataset / Package wooldridge / benefits


On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the benefits data set which pertains to benefits. The benefits data set is found in the wooldridge R package. You can load the benefits data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("benefits"). This will load the data into a variable called benefits. If R says the benefits data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("wooldridge") 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 benefits R data set. The size of this file is about 413,523 bytes.



Data loads lazily. Type data(benefits) into the console.




A data.frame with 1848 rows and 18 variables:

  • distid. district identifier

  • schid. school identifier

  • lunch. percent eligible, free lunch

  • enroll. school enrollment

  • staff. staff per 1000 students

  • exppp. expenditures per pupil

  • avgsal. average teacher salary, $

  • avgben. average teacher non-salary benefits, $

  • math4. percent passing 4th grade math test

  • story4. percent passing 4th grade reading test

  • bs. avgben/avgsal

  • lavgsal. log(avgsal)

  • lenroll. log(enroll)

  • lstaff. log(staff)

  • bsbar. within-district avg of bs

  • lunchbar. within-district avg of lunch

  • lenrollbar. within-district avg of lenroll

  • lstaffbar. within-district avg of lstaff





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

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Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
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