Crime in North Carolina
a panel of 90 observational units (counties) from 1981 to 1987
total number of observations : 630
observation : regional
country : United States
A data frame containing :
year from 1981 to 1987
crimes committed per person
'probability' of arrest
'probability' of conviction
'probability' of prison sentence
average sentence, days
police per capita
people per square mile
tax revenue per capita
factor. One of 'other', 'west' or 'central'.
factor. Does the individual reside in a SMSA (standard metropolitan statistical area)?
percentage minority in 1980
weekly wage in construction
weekly wage in trns, util, commun
weekly wage in whole sales and retail trade
weekly wage in finance, insurance and real estate
weekly wage in service industry
weekly wage in manufacturing
weekly wage of federal employees
weekly wage of state employees
weekly wage of local governments employees
offence mix: face-to-face/other
percentage of young males
Online complements to Baltagi (2001):
Online complements to Baltagi (2013):
See also Journal of Applied Econometrics data archive entry for Baltagi (2006) at
Cornwell, C. and W.N. Trumbull (1994) “Estimating the economic model of crime with panel data”, Review of Economics and Statistics, 76(2), pp. 360–366.
Baltagi, B. H. (2006) “Estimating an economic model of crime using panel data from North Carolina”, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 21(4), pp. 543–547.
Baltagi, Badi H. (2001) Econometric Analysis of Panel Data, 2nd ed., John Wiley and Sons.
Baltagi, Badi H. (2013) Econometric Analysis of Panel Data, 5th ed., John Wiley and Sons.
Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.