The following provides the full list of data that we will use this semester. Some of the links below are to data posted on my website; others point to data hosted externally (if you notice any broken links, please let me know).
Data about air quality in California counties in 1972.
Access: `data(Airq, package=“Ecdat”)
Data about GDP, institutions, and settler mortality
Access: `data(AJR, package=“hdm”)
School-level test score data from California in 1998-1999
Individual-level data about affairs in the United States
State-level panel data about drunk driving laws and traffic fatalities
Access: `data(Fatality, package=“AER”)
Country-level panel data from 1965-2000 (every 5 years) about fertilizer and crop yields for 68 developing countries. This data is a smaller version of the data used in McArthur, John W., and Gordon C. McCord. “Fertilizing growth: Agricultural inputs and their effects in economic development.” Journal of Development Economics 127 (2017): 133-152. url: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdeveco.2017.02.007.
Access: Course Website
Description: Course Website
Labor force particpation of married women
Data from Project STAR that randomly assigned some students to smaller class sizes
Access: `data(Star, package=“Ecdat”)