Canadian Women's Labour-Force Participation

Description

The Bfox data frame has 30 rows and 7 columns. Time-series data on Canadian women's labor-force participation, 1946–1975.

Usage

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Bfox

Format

This data frame contains the following columns:

partic

Percent of adult women in the workforce.

tfr

Total fertility rate: expected births to a cohort of 1000 women at current age-specific fertility rates.

menwage

Men's average weekly wages, in constant 1935 dollars and adjusted for current tax rates.

womwage

Women's average weekly wages.

debt

Per-capita consumer debt, in constant dollars.

parttime

Percent of the active workforce working 34 hours per week or less.

Warning

The value of tfr for 1973 is misrecorded as 2931; it should be 1931.

Source

Fox, B. (1980) Women's Domestic Labour and their Involvement in Wage Work. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, p. 449.

References

Fox, J. (2008) Applied Regression Analysis and Generalized Linear Models, Second Edition. Sage.

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