Schooling {Ecdat}R Documentation

Wages and Schooling

Description

a cross-section from 1976

number of observations : 3010

observation : individuals

country : United States

Usage

data(Schooling)

Format

A dataframe containing :

smsa66

lived in SMSA in 1966 ?

smsa76

lived in SMSA in 1976 ?

nearc2

grew up near 2-yr college ?

nearc4

grew up near 4-yr college ?

nearc4a

grew up near 4-year public college ?

nearc4b

grew up near 4-year private college ?

ed76

education in 1976

ed66

education in 1966

age76

age in 1976

daded

dad's education (imputed avg if missing)

nodaded

dad's education imputed ?

momed

mother's education

nomomed

mom's education imputed ?

momdad14

lived with mom and dad at age 14 ?

sinmom14

single mom at age 14 ?

step14

step parent at age 14 ?

south66

lived in south in 1966 ?

south76

lived in south in 1976 ?

lwage76

log wage in 1976 (outliers trimmed)

famed

mom-dad education class (1-9)

black

black ?

wage76

wage in 1976 (raw, cents per hour)

enroll76

enrolled in 1976 ?

kww

the kww score

iqscore

a normed IQ score

mar76

married in 1976 ?

libcrd14

library card in home at age 14 ?

exp76

experience in 1976

Source

National Longitudinal Survey of Young Men (NLSYM).

Card, D. (1995) Using geographical variation in college proximity to estimate the return to schooling in Christofides, L.N., E.K. Grant and R. Swidinsky (1995) Aspects of labour market behaviour : essays in honour of John Vanderkamp, University of Toronto Press, Toronto.

References

Verbeek, Marno (2004) A Guide to Modern Econometrics, John Wiley and Sons, chapter 5.

See Also

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


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