Labor Supply Data

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Description

a cross-section

number of observations : 753

observation : individuals

country : United States

Usage

1
data(Mroz)

Format

A dataframe containing :

work

participation in 1975 ?

hoursw

wife's hours of work in 1975

child6

number of children less than 6 years old in household

child618

number of children between ages 6 and 18 in household

agew

wife's age

educw

wife's educational attainment, in years

hearnw

wife's average hourly earnings, in 1975 dollars

wagew

wife's wage reported at the time of the 1976 interview (not= 1975 estimated wage)

hoursh

husband's hours worked in 1975

ageh

husband's age

educh

husband's educational attainment, in years

wageh

husband's wage, in 1975 dollars

income

family income, in 1975 dollars

educwm

wife's mother's educational attainment, in years

educwf

wife's father's educational attainment, in years

unemprate

unemployment rate in county of residence, in percentage points

city

lives in large city (SMSA) ?

experience

actual years of wife's previous labor market experience

Source

Mroz, T. (1987) “The sensitivity of an empirical model of married women's hours of work to economic and statistical assumptions”, Econometrica, 55, 765-799.

1976 Panel Study of Income Dynamics.

References

Greene, W.H. (2003) Econometric Analysis, Prentice Hall, http://www.prenhall.com/greene/greene1.html, Table F4.1.

See Also

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

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