## U.S. Women's Labor-Force Participation

### Description

The `Mroz`

data frame has 753 rows and 8 columns. The observations, from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID), are married women.

### Usage

```
Mroz
```

### Format

A data frame with 753 rows and 8 variables

- lfp
Labor-force participation

- k5
Number of children 5 years old or younger

- k618
Number of children 6 to 17 years old

- age
Age in years

- wc
Wife attended college

- hc
Husband attended college

- lwg
Log expected wage rate. For women in the labor force, the actual wage rate; for women not in the labor force, an imputed value based on the regression of lwg on the other variables.

- inc
Family income exclusive of wife's income

### Details

This data set is a lightly edited version of the one found in the *carData* package in R. It is used in the Describing Relationships chapter of *The Effect*.

### Source

Mroz, T. A. (1987) The sensitivity of an empirical model of married women's hours of work to economic and statistical assumptions. *Econometrica* 55, 765–799.

John Fox, Sanford Weisberg and Brad Price (2020). carData: Companion to Applied Regression Data Sets. R package version 3.0-4. https://CRAN.R-project.org/package=carData

### References

Fox, J. (2016) *Applied Regression Analysis and Generalized Linear Models,* Third Edition. Sage.

Fox, J. (2000) *Multiple and Generalized Nonparametric Regression.* Sage.

Fox, J. and Weisberg, S. (2019) *An R Companion to Applied Regression.* Third Edition, Sage.

Long. J. S. (1997) *Regression Models for Categorical and Limited Dependent Variables.* Sage.

Huntington-Klein. 2021. The Effect: An Introduction to Research Design and Causality. https://theeffectbook.net.