chicago: Labor market and demographic data for employed Hispanic...

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Description

Data from a 2013 sample of employed Hispanic workers in metropolitan Chicago. It is a subset of the 2013 Current Population Survey (CPS) Outgoing Rotation Groups (ORG) data set provided by the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, DC (CEPR, 2014).

Usage

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data("chicago")

Format

A data frame containing 712 observations on 9 variables. The 9 variables contain labor market and demographic information on a sample of employed Hispanic workers in the Chicago metropolitan area.

[, 1] age the worker's age, expressed in years
[, 2] female an indicator for female gender
[, 3] foreign.born an indicator for foreign-born status
[, 4] LTHS an indicator for having completed less than a high school (LTHS) education
[, 5] high.school an indicator for having completed a high school education
[, 6] some.college an indicator for having completed some college education
[, 7] college an indicator for having completed a college education
[, 8] advanced.degree an indicator for having completed an advanced degree
[, 9] ln.real.wage the natural logarithm of the worker's real wage (in 2013 U.S. dollars)

Source

Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR). 2014. CPS ORG Uniform Extracts, Version 1.9 . Washington, DC.

Examples

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data("chicago")
summary(chicago)

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