Example Data Sets for Causal Inference Textbooks


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abortion Data on abortion legalization and sexually transmitted infections
adult_services Data from a survey of internet-mediated sex workers
auto Automobile data from Stata
avocado Data on avocado sales
black_politicians Data from "Black Politicians are More Intrinsically Motivated to Advance Blacks' Interests"
castle Data on castle-doctrine statutes and violent crime
close_college Data from Card (1995) to estimate the effect of college education on earnings
close_elections_lmb A close-elections regression discontinuity study from Lee, Moretti, and Butler (2004)
cps_mixtape Observational counterpart to nsw_mixtape data
credit_cards Data on Taiwanese Credit Card Holders
gapminder Gapminder data
google_stock Google Stock Data
gov_transfers Data from "Government Transfers and Political Support"
gov_transfers_density Data from "Government Transfers and Political Support" for Density Tests
greek_data Data from a fictional randomized heart transplant study
mortgages Data from "How do Mortgage Subsidies Affect Home Ownership? Evidence from the Mid-Century GI Bills"
Mroz U.S. Women's Labor-Force Participation
nhefs National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Data I Epidemiologic Follow-up Study
nhefs_codebook NHEFS Codebook
nhefs_complete Complete-Data National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Data I Epidemiologic Follow-up Study
nsw_mixtape Data from the National Supported Work Demonstration (NSW) job-training program
organ_donations Organ Donation Data
restaurant_inspections Data on Restaurant Inspections
ri A simple simulated data set for calculating p-values
scorecard Earnings and Loan Repayment in US Four-Year Colleges
snow Data from John Snow's 1855 study of the cause of cholera
social_insure Data from "Social Networks and the Decision to Insure"
texas Data on prison capacity expansion in Texas
thornton_hiv Data from HIV information experiment in Thornton (2008)
titanic Data from the sinking of the Titanic
training_bias_reduction Simulated data from a job training program for a bias reduction method
training_example Simulated data from a job training program
yule Data on 19th century English Poverty from Yule (1899)