On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the immigration data set which pertains to Individual Preferences Over Immigration Policy. The immigration data set is found in the Zelig R package. You can load the immigration data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("immigration"). This will load the data into a variable called immigration. If R says the immigration 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 immigration R data set. The size of this file is about 60,538 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.