NSW: National Supported Work (NSW) Demonstration data

Description Usage Format Details Source References

Description

National Supported Work (NSW) Demonstration data, of a job training program implemented during the Seventies in the United States and analyzed by Lalonde. This data set also contains data from the CPS (Current Population Survey) and PSID (Panel Study of Income Dynamics) datasets.

Usage

1

Format

A data frame with 19204 observations on the following 13 variables.

treated

treated variable indicator

age

age

education

years of education

black

race indicator variable

married

marital status indicator variable

nodegree

indicator variable of not possessing a degree

dw

indicator of Dehejia-Wahba selected units

re74

real earnings in 1974

re75

real earnings in 1975

re78

real earnings in 1978 (post treatment outcome)

hispanic

ethnic indicator variable

st

indicator variable of Smith-Todd selected units

sample

number of reference sample: 1 = Lalonde, 2 = CPS and 3 = PSID

Details

Lalonde dataset has 722 experimental treated and control units. CPS has 15992 non experimental control units and PSID has 2490 non experimental control individuals.

Source

see references

References

Lalonde, R. (1986) Evaluating the Econometric Evaluations of Training Programs, American Economic Review, 76, 604-620.


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