R Dataset / Package Zelig / hoff

Documentation

On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the hoff data set which pertains to Social Security Expenditure Data. The hoff data set is found in the Zelig R package. You can load the hoff data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("hoff"). This will load the data into a variable called hoff. If R says the hoff data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("Zelig") 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 hoff R data set. The size of this file is about 845 bytes.


Social Security Expenditure Data

Description

This data set contains annual social security expenditure (as percent of budget lagged by two years), the relative frequency of mentions social justice received in the party's platform in each year, and whether the president is Republican or Democrat.

Usage

data(hoff)

Format

A table containing 5 variables ("year", "L2SocSec", "Just503D", "Just503R", "RGovDumy") and 36 observations.

Source

ICPSR (replication dataset s1109)

References

Gary King and Michael Laver. “On Party Platforms, Mandates, and Government Spending,” American Political Science Review, Vol. 87, No. 3 (September, 1993): pp. 744-750.

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

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Attachment Size
dataset-19590.csv 845 bytes
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0