Unemployment of Blue Collar Workers
a cross-section from 1972
number of observations : 4877
observation : individuals
country : United States
A time serie containing :
state unemployment rate (in %)
state maximum benefit level
state of residence code
age in years
years of tenure in job lost
a factor with levels (slack\_work,position\_abolished,seasonal\_job\_ended,other)
more than 12 years of school ?
a factor with levels (male,female)
blue collar worker ?
lives is smsa ?
has kids ?
has young kids (0-5 yrs) ?
year of job displacement (1982=1,..., 1991=10)
is head of household ?
applied for (and received) UI benefits ?
McCall, B.P. (1995) “The impact of unemployment insurance benefit levels on recipiency”, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 13, 189–198.
Verbeek, Marno (2004) A Guide to Modern Econometrics, John Wiley and Sons, chapter 7.
Journal of Business Economics and Statistics web site : http://amstat.tandfonline.com/loi/ubes20.
Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.