HIR Documentation

Health Insurance and Hours Worked By Wives

Description

a cross-section from 1993

number of observations : 22272

observation : individuals

country : United States

Usage

data(HI)

Format

A dataframe containing :

whrswk

hours worked per week by wife

hhi

wife covered by husband's HI ?

whi

wife has HI thru her job ?

hhi2

husband has HI thru own job ?

education

a factor with levels, "<9years", "9-11years", "12years", "13-15years", "16years", ">16years"

race

one of white, black, other

hispanic

hispanic ?

experience

years of potential work experience

kidslt6

number of kids under age of 6

kids618

number of kids 6–18 years old

husby

husband's income in thousands of dollars

region

one of other, northcentral, south, west

wght

sampling weight

Source

Olson, Craig A. (1998) “A comparison of parametric and semiparametric estimates of the effect of spousal health insurance coverage on weekly hours worked by wiwes”, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 13(5), september–october, 543–565.

References

Journal of Applied Econometrics data archive : http://qed.econ.queensu.ca/jae/.

See Also

Index.Source, Index.Economics, Index.Econometrics, Index.Observations