immigrationR Documentation

Individual Preferences Over Immigration Policy


These five datasets are part of a larger set of 10 multiply imputed data sets describing individual preferences toward immigration policy. Imputation was performed via Amelia.


Each multiply-inputed data set consists of a table with 7 variables ("ipip", "wage1992", "prtyid", "ideol", "gender") and 2,485 observations. For variable descriptions, please refer to Scheve and Slaugher, 2001.


National Election Survey


Scheve, Kenneth and Matthew Slaughter (2001). “Labor Market Competition and Individual Preferences Over Immigration Policy,” The Review of Economics and Statistics, vol. 83, no. 1, pp. 133-145.