R Dataset / Package wooldridge / wage2


On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the wage2 data set which pertains to wage2. The wage2 data set is found in the wooldridge R package. You can load the wage2 data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("wage2"). This will load the data into a variable called wage2. If R says the wage2 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 wage2 R data set. The size of this file is about 55,593 bytes.



Data loads lazily. Type data(wage2) into the console.




A data.frame with 935 rows and 17 variables:

  • wage. monthly earnings

  • hours. average weekly hours

  • IQ. IQ score

  • KWW. knowledge of world work score

  • educ. years of education

  • exper. years of work experience

  • tenure. years with current employer

  • age. age in years

  • married. =1 if married

  • black. =1 if black

  • south. =1 if live in south

  • urban. =1 if live in SMSA

  • sibs. number of siblings

  • brthord. birth order

  • meduc. mother's education

  • feduc. father's education

  • lwage. natural log of wage





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

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Attachment Size
dataset-74406.csv 54.29 KB
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0