Unemployment Duration

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Description

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

number of observations : 3343

Usage

1
data(UnempDur)

Format

A time serie containing :

spell

length of spell in number of two-week intervals

censor1

= 1 if re-employed at full-time job

censor2

= 1 if re-employed at part-time job

censor3

1 if re-employed but left job: pt-ft status unknown

censor4

1 if still jobless

age

age

ui

= 1 if filed UI claim

reprate

eligible replacement rate

disrate

eligible disregard rate

logwage

log weekly earnings in lost job (1985\$)

tenure

years tenure in lost job

Source

McCall, B.P. (1996) “Unemployment Insurance Rules, Joblessness, and Part-time Work”, Econometrica, 64, 647–682.

References

Cameron, A.C. and P.K. Trivedi (2005) Microeconometrics : methods and applications, Cambridge, pp. 603–8, 632–6, 658–62, 671–4 and 692.

See Also

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

Index.Time.Series

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