a cross-section from 1986
number of observations : 485
observation : individuals
country : United States
A dataframe containing :
the number of doctor visits
the number of children in the household
is a measure of access to health care
a measure of health status (larger positive numbers are associated with poorer health)
Gurmu, Shiferaw (1997) “Semiparametric estimation of hurdle regression models with an application to medicaid utilization”, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 12(3), 225-242.
Davidson, R. and James G. MacKinnon (2004) Econometric Theory and Methods, New York, Oxford University Press, chapter 11.
Journal of Applied Econometrics data archive : http://qed.econ.queensu.ca/jae/.