ProgramEffectivenessR Documentation

Program Effectiveness Data

Description

Data used to study the effectiveness of a program.

Usage

data("ProgramEffectiveness")

Format

A data frame containing 32 cross-section observations on 4 variables.

grade

Factor with levels "increase" and "decrease".

average

Grade-point average.

testscore

Test score on economics test.

participation

Factor. Did the individual participate in the program?

Details

The data are taken form Spencer and Mazzeo (1980) who examined whether a new method of teaching economics significantly influenced performance in later economics courses.

Source

Online complements to Greene (2003).

http://pages.stern.nyu.edu/~wgreene/Text/tables/tablelist5.htm

References

Greene, W.H. (2003). Econometric Analysis, 5th edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Spector, L. and Mazzeo, M. (1980). Probit Analysis and Economic Education. Journal of Economic Education, 11, 37–44.

See Also

Greene2003

Examples

data("ProgramEffectiveness")

## Greene (2003), Table 21.1, col. "Probit"
fm_probit <- glm(grade ~ average + testscore + participation,
  data = ProgramEffectiveness, family = binomial(link = "probit"))
summary(fm_probit)