MalesR Documentation

Wages and Education of Young Males

Description

A panel of 545 observations from 1980 to 1987

total number of observations : 4360

observation : individuals

country : United States

Usage

data(Males)

Format

A data frame containing :

nr

identifier

year

year

school

years of schooling

exper

years of experience (computed as age-6-school)

union

wage set by collective bargaining ?

ethn

a factor with levels black, hisp, other

married

married?

health

health problem ?

wage

log of hourly wage

industry

a factor with 12 levels

occupation

a factor with 9 levels

residence

a factor with levels rural area, north east, northern central, south

Source

Journal of Applied Econometrics data archive http://qed.econ.queensu.ca/jae/1998-v13.2/vella-verbeek/.

References

Vella, F. and M. Verbeek (1998) “Whose Wages Do Unions Raise? A Dynamic Model of Unionism and Wage Rate Determination for Young Men”, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 13(2), pp. 163–183.

Verbeek, M. (2004) A Guide to Modern Econometrics, John Wiley and Sons, chapter 10.