strikes {BaM}R Documentation

strikes

Description

French Coal Strikes, see page 212 and 213

The variables included in the dataset are:

Usage

data(strikes)

Format

data frame with 11 observations of strikes that occurred in different years with 1 explanatory variable

Source

Conell, C. and Cohn, S. (1995). Learning from Other People's Actions: Environmental Variation and Diffusion in French Coal Mining Strikes, 1890-1935. American Journal of Sociology 101, 366-403.

Examples

n <- length(strikes)
r <- 1
s.y <- sum(strikes)

p.posterior.1000000 <- rbeta(1000000,n*r,s.y+0.5)
length(p.posterior.1000000[p.posterior.1000000<0.05])/1000000

par(mar=c(3,3,3,3))
ruler <- seq(0,1,length=1000)
beta.vals <- dbeta(ruler,n*r,s.y+0.5)
plot(ruler[1:200],beta.vals[1:200],yaxt="n",main="",ylab="",type="l")
mtext(side=2,line=1,"Density")
for (i in 1:length(ruler))
  if (ruler[i] < 0.05)
    segments(ruler[i],0,ruler[i],beta.vals[i])
segments(0.04,3,0.02,12.2)
text(0.02,12.8,"0.171")

[Package BaM version 1.0.2 Index]