MathlevelR Documentation

Level of Calculus Attained for Students Taking Advanced Micro–economics

Description

a cross-section from 1983 to 1986

number of observations : 609

observation : individuals

country : United States

Usage

data(Mathlevel)

Format

A dataframe containing :

mathlevel

highest level of math attained , an ordered factor with levels 170, 171a, 172, 171b, 172b, 221a, 221b

sat

sat Math score

language

foreign language proficiency ?

sex

male, female

major

one of other, eco, oss (other social sciences), ns (natural sciences), hum (humanities)

mathcourse

number of courses in advanced math (0 to 3)

physiccourse

number of courses in physics (0 to 2)

chemistcourse

number of courses in chemistry (0 to 2)

Source

Butler, J.S., T. Aldrich Finegan and John J. Siegfried (1998) “Does more calculus improve student learning in intermediate micro and macroeconomic theory ?”, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 13(2), april, 185–202.

References

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

See Also

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