UnionWage: Unionism and Wage Rate Determination

Description Usage Format Source References

Description

yearly observations of 545 individuals from 1980 to 1987

number of observations : 4360

country : United States

economic topic : labor economics

econometrics topic : endogeneity

Usage

1

Format

A dataframe containing :

id

the individual index

year

the year

exper

the experience, computed as age - 6 - schooling

health

does the individual has health disability ?

hours

the number of hours worked

married

is the individual married ?

rural

does the individual lives in a rural area ?

school

years of schooling

union

does the wage is set by collective bargaining

wage

hourly wage in US dollars

sector

one of agricultural, mining, construction, trade, transportation, finance, businessrepair, personalservice, entertainment, manufacturing, pro.rel.service, pub.admin

occ

one of proftech, manoffpro, sales, clerical, craftfor, operative, laborfarm, farmlabor, service

com

one of black, hisp and other

region

the region, one of NorthEast, NothernCentral, South and other

Source

Journal of Applied Econometrics data archive : http://jae.wiley.com/jae/.

References

Vella, F. and M. Verbeek (1998) “Whose wages do unions raise ? A dynamic model of unionism and wage”, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 13, 163–183.


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