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.
A data frame with 400 rows and 9 variables:
number of years of education
indicator for whether individual lives in the South
number of years of work experience
wage (dollars per hour)
highest education level