Mroz: Labor Supply Data

Description Usage Format Details Source References See Also Examples

Description

a cross-section

number of observations : 753

observation : individuals

country : United States

Usage

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Format

A dataframe containing :

work

work at home in 1975? (Opposite of carData::lfp[['lfp']] = labor force participation: When one is 'no', the other is 'yes' and vice versa.)

hoursw

wife's hours of work in 1975

child6

number of children less than 6 years old in household (Same as carData::Mroz['k5'].)

child618

number of children between ages 6 and 18 in household (Same as carData::Mroz['k618'])

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

Details

These data seem to have come from the same source as carData::Mroz, though each data set has variables not in the other. The variables that are shared have different names, and the level names for 'work' here are swapped from the levels of carData::Mroz['lfp'].

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, Mroz

Examples

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head(Mroz)

#If 'car' and / or 'carData' is also in the path, 
# then use the following to be clear that 
# you want this version: 
head(Ecdat::Mroz)

Example output

Loading required package: Ecfun

Attaching package: 'Ecfun'

The following object is masked from 'package:base':

    sign


Attaching package: 'Ecdat'

The following object is masked from 'package:datasets':

    Orange

  work hoursw child6 child618 agew educw hearnw wagew hoursh ageh educh   wageh
1   no   1610      1        0   32    12 3.3540  2.65   2708   34    12  4.0288
2   no   1656      0        2   30    12 1.3889  2.65   2310   30     9  8.4416
3   no   1980      1        3   35    12 4.5455  4.04   3072   40    12  3.5807
4   no    456      0        3   34    12 1.0965  3.25   1920   53    10  3.5417
5   no   1568      1        2   31    14 4.5918  3.60   2000   32    12 10.0000
6   no   2032      0        0   54    12 4.7421  4.70   1040   57    11  6.7106
  income educwm educwf unemprate city experience
1  16310     12      7       5.0   no         14
2  21800      7      7      11.0  yes          5
3  21040     12      7       5.0   no         15
4   7300      7      7       5.0   no          6
5  27300     12     14       9.5  yes          7
6  19495     14      7       7.5  yes         33
  work hoursw child6 child618 agew educw hearnw wagew hoursh ageh educh   wageh
1   no   1610      1        0   32    12 3.3540  2.65   2708   34    12  4.0288
2   no   1656      0        2   30    12 1.3889  2.65   2310   30     9  8.4416
3   no   1980      1        3   35    12 4.5455  4.04   3072   40    12  3.5807
4   no    456      0        3   34    12 1.0965  3.25   1920   53    10  3.5417
5   no   1568      1        2   31    14 4.5918  3.60   2000   32    12 10.0000
6   no   2032      0        0   54    12 4.7421  4.70   1040   57    11  6.7106
  income educwm educwf unemprate city experience
1  16310     12      7       5.0   no         14
2  21800      7      7      11.0  yes          5
3  21040     12      7       5.0   no         15
4   7300      7      7       5.0   no          6
5  27300     12     14       9.5  yes          7
6  19495     14      7       7.5  yes         33

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