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Right out of College Women Make About $3 Less Per Hour than Men
Young men (age 21–24) with a college degree are paid an average hourly wage of $20.87 early in their careers; their female counterparts are paid an average hourly wage of just $17.88
treilandJun 7, 20175KB498
CPS wage data from 1985
These data consist of a random sample of 534 persons from the Current Population Survey, with information on wages and other characteristics of the workers. Source: Berndt, ER. The Practice of Econometrics. 1991. NY: Addison-Wesley.
ColumnDescription
EducationNumber of years of education
SouthIndicator variable for Southern Region: (1=Person lives in South, 0=Person lives elsewhere)
SexIndicator variable for sex (1=Female, 0=Male)
ExperienceNumber of years of work experience
UnionIndicator variable for union membership (1=Union member,0=Not union member)
Wage Wage in dollars per hour
AgeAge in years
RaceCategorical variable for race (1=Other, 2=Hispanic, 3=White)
OccupationCategorical variable for occupation (1=Management,2=Sales, 3=Clerical, 4=Service, 5=Professional, 6=Other)
SectorCategorical variable for sector (0=Other, 1=Manufacturing, 2=Construction)
MarrIndicator variable for marital status (0=Unmarried, 1=Married)
sampleuserMay 25, 200714KB1375
Wages and Hours
The data are from a national sample of 6000 households with a male head earning less than $15,000 annually in 1966. The data were clasified into 39 demographic groups for analysis. The study was undertaken in the context of proposals for a guaranteed annual wage (negative income tax). At issue was the response of labor supply (average hours) to increasing hourly wages. The study was undertaken to estimate this response from available data [ Regression , Outlier , Collinearity , Assumptions, regression]
VariableDescription
HRSAverage hours worked during the year
WAGE Average hourly wage ($)
ERSP Average yearly earnings of spouse ($)
ERNO Average yearly earnings of other family members ($)
NEIN Average yearly non-earned income
ASSET Average family asset holdings (Bank account, etc.) ($)
AGE Average age of respondent
DEP Average number of dependents
RACEPercent of white respondents
SCHOOL Average highest grade of school completed
ds-231%scAug 11, 20082KB1640
CPS wage data from 1985
These data consist of a random sample of 534 persons from the Current Population Survey, with information on wages and other characteristics of the workers. Source: Berndt, ER. The Practice of Econometrics. 1991. NY: Addison-Wesley.
ColumnDescription
EducationNumber of years of education
SouthIndicator variable for Southern Region: (1=Person lives in South, 0=Person lives elsewhere)
SexIndicator variable for sex (1=Female, 0=Male)
ExperienceNumber of years of work experience
UnionIndicator variable for union membership (1=Union member,0=Not union member)
Wage Wage in dollars per hour
AgeAge in years
RaceCategorical variable for race (1=Other, 2=Hispanic, 3=White)
OccupationCategorical variable for occupation (1=Management,2=Sales, 3=Clerical, 4=Service, 5=Professional, 6=Other)
SectorCategorical variable for sector (0=Other, 1=Manufacturing, 2=Construction)
MarrIndicator variable for marital status (0=Unmarried, 1=Married)
mystatcourseAug 10, 200815KB522
Wages and Hours
Reference: D.H. Greenberg and M. Kosters, Income Guarantees and the Working Poor, The Rand Corporation (R-579-OEO), December, 1970.
Authorization: free use
Description: The data are from a national sample of 6000 households with a male head earning less than $15,000 annually in 1966. The data were clasified into 39 demographic groups for analysis. The study was undertaken in the context of proposals for a guaranteed annual wage (negative income tax). At issue was the response of labor supply (average hours) to increasing hourly wages. The study was undertaken to estimate this response from available data
Number of cases: 39
Variable Names:
HRS: Average hours worked during the year
WAGE: Average hourly wage ($)
ERSP: Average yearly earnings of spouse ($)
ERNO: Average yearly earnings of other family members ($)
NEIN: Average yearly non-earned income
ASSET: Average family asset holdings (Bank account, etc.) ($)
AGE: Average age of respondent
DEP: Average number of dependents
RACE: Percent of white respondents
SCHOOL: Average highest grade of school completed
ds-12%scAug 11, 20082KB486


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