Data from the National Supported Work Demonstration (NSW) job-training program experiment, where those treated were guaranteed a job for 9-18 months.
A data frame with 445 rows and 11 variables
In the National Supported Work Demonstration Job Training Program
Age in years
Years of education
Has no degree
Real earnings 1974
Real earnings 1975
Real earnings 1978
This data is used in the Matching and Subclassification chapter of Causal Inference: The Mixtape by Cunningham.
Lalonde, Robert. 1986. “Evaluating the Econometric Evaluations of Training Programs with Experimental Data.” American Economic Review 76 (4): 604–20.
Dehejia, Rajeev H., and Sadek Wahba. 1999. “Causal Effects in Nonexperimental Studies: Reevaluating the Evaluation of Training Programs.” Journal of the American Statistical Association 94 (448): 1053–62.".
Cunningham. 2021. Causal Inference: The Mixtape. Yale Press. https://mixtape.scunning.com/index.html.