R Dataset / Package Zelig / immi2


On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the immi2 data set which pertains to Individual Preferences Over Immigration Policy. The immi2 data set is found in the Zelig R package. You can load the immi2 data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("immi2"). This will load the data into a variable called immi2. If R says the immi2 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 immi2 R data set. The size of this file is about 74,898 bytes.

Individual Preferences Over Immigration Policy


These five datasets are part of a larger set of 10 multiply imputed data sets describing individual preferences toward immigration policy. Imputation was performed via Amelia.


Each multiply-inputed data set consists of a table with 7 variables ("ipip", "wage1992", "prtyid", "ideol", "gender") and 2,485 observations. For variable descriptions, please refer to Scheve and Slaugher, 2001.


National Election Survey


Scheve, Kenneth and Matthew Slaughter (2001). “Labor Market Competition and Individual Preferences Over Immigration Policy,” The Review of Economics and Statistics, vol. 83, no. 1, pp. 133-145.


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

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