Benefits: Unemployment of Blue Collar Workers

Description Usage Format Source References See Also

Description

a cross-section from 1972

number of observations : 4877

observation : individuals

country : United States

Usage

1

Format

A time serie containing :

stateur

state unemployment rate (in %)

statemb

state maximum benefit level

state

state of residence code

age

age in years

tenure

years of tenure in job lost

joblost

a factor with levels (slack\_work,position\_abolished,seasonal\_job\_ended,other)

nwhite

non-white ?

school12

more than 12 years of school ?

sex

a factor with levels (male,female)

bluecol

blue collar worker ?

smsa

lives is smsa ?

married

married ?

dkids

has kids ?

dykids

has young kids (0-5 yrs) ?

yrdispl

year of job displacement (1982=1,..., 1991=10)

rr

replacement rate

head

is head of household ?

ui

applied for (and received) UI benefits ?

Source

McCall, B.P. (1995) “The impact of unemployment insurance benefit levels on recipiency”, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 13, 189–198.

References

Verbeek, Marno (2004) A Guide to Modern Econometrics, John Wiley and Sons, chapter 7.

Journal of Business Economics and Statistics web site : http://amstat.tandfonline.com/loi/ubes20.

See Also

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

Index.Time.Series


Ecdat documentation built on May 31, 2017, 2:53 a.m.

Related to Benefits in Ecdat...