Wages: Panel Data of Individual Wages

Description Format Details Source References Examples

Description

A panel of 595 individuals from 1976 to 1982, taken from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID).

The data are organized as a stacked time series/balanced panel, see Examples on how to convert to a pdata.frame.

Format

A data frame containing:

exp

years of full-time work experience.

wks

weeks worked.

bluecol

blue collar?

ind

works in a manufacturing industry?

south

resides in the south?

smsa

resides in a standard metropolitan statistical area?

married

married?

sex

a factor with levels "male" and "female"

union

individual's wage set by a union contract?

ed

years of education.

black

is the individual black?

lwage

logarithm of wage.

Details

total number of observations : 4165

observation : individuals

country : United States

Source

Online complements to Baltagi (2001):

https://www.wiley.com/legacy/wileychi/baltagi/

Online complements to Baltagi (2013):

https://bcs.wiley.com/he-bcs/Books?action=resource&bcsId=4338&itemId=1118672321&resourceId=13452

References

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Examples

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# data set 'Wages' is organized as a stacked time series/balanced panel
data("Wages", package = "plm")
Wag <- pdata.frame(Wages, index=595)

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