SwissLabor | R Documentation |

## Swiss Labor Market Participation Data

### Description

Cross-section data originating from the health survey SOMIPOPS
for Switzerland in 1981.

### Usage

`data("SwissLabor")`

### Format

A data frame containing 872 observations on 7 variables.

- participation
Factor. Did the individual participate in the labor force?

- income
Logarithm of nonlabor income.

- age
Age in decades (years divided by 10).

- education
Years of formal education.

- youngkids
Number of young children (under 7 years of age).

- oldkids
Number of older children (over 7 years of age).

- foreign
Factor. Is the individual a foreigner (i.e., not Swiss)?

### Source

Journal of Applied Econometrics Data Archive.

http://qed.econ.queensu.ca/jae/1996-v11.3/gerfin/

### References

Gerfin, M. (1996). Parametric and Semi-Parametric Estimation of the Binary Response
Model of Labour Market Participation. *Journal of Applied Econometrics*,
**11**, 321–339.

### Examples

```
data("SwissLabor")
### Gerfin (1996), Table I.
fm_probit <- glm(participation ~ . + I(age^2), data = SwissLabor,
family = binomial(link = "probit"))
summary(fm_probit)
### alternatively
fm_logit <- glm(participation ~ . + I(age^2), data = SwissLabor,
family = binomial)
summary(fm_logit)
```