Wages

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Wage and Education Data from the 1985 Current Population Survey

This is a subsample of 100 males and 100 females randomly selected from the 534 cases that comprised the 1985 Current Population Survey in a way that controls for highest education level attained. The sample of 200 contains 20 males and 20 females with less than a high school diploma, 20 males and 20 females with a high school diploma, 20 males and 20 females with some college training, 20 males and 20 females with a college diploma, and 20 males and 20 females with some graduate school training. The data include information about gender, highest education level attained, and hourly wage.

Keywords
datasets
Usage
Wages
Format

A data frame with 400 rows and 9 variables:

id

case number

educ

number of years of education

south

indicator for whether individual lives in the South

sex

individual<U+2019>s sex

exper

number of years of work experience

wage

wage (dollars per hour)

occup

occupation category

marr

marital status

ed

highest education level

Aliases
  • Wages
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