Mroz: U.S. Women's Labor-Force Participation

Description Usage Format Source References

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

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Format

This data frame contains the following columns:

lfp

labor-force participation; a factor with levels: no; yes.

k5

number of children 5 years old or younger.

k618

number of children 6 to 18 years old.

age

in years.

wc

wife's college attendance; a factor with levels: no; yes.

hc

husband's college attendance; a factor with levels: no; yes.

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.

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.

References

Fox, J. (2008) Applied Regression Analysis and Generalized Linear Models, Second Edition. Sage.

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

Fox, J. and Weisberg, S. (2011) An R Companion to Applied Regression, Second Edition, Sage.

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


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