Drunk Driving Laws and Traffic Deaths

Description

a panel of 48 observations from 1982 to 1988

number of observations : 336

observation : regional

country : United States

Usage

1

Format

A dataframe containing :

state

state ID code

year

year

mrall

traffic fatality rate (deaths per 10000)

beertax

tax on case of beer

mlda

minimum legal drinking age

jaild

mandatory jail sentence ?

comserd

mandatory community service ?

vmiles

average miles per driver

unrate

unemployment rate

perinc

per capita personal income

Source

Pr. Christopher J. Ruhm, Department of Economics, University of North Carolina.

References

Stock, James H. and Mark W. Watson (2003) Introduction to Econometrics, Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers, http://wps.aw.com/aw_stockwatsn_economtrcs_1, chapter 8.

See Also

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

Index.Time.Series

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