This should be a data set for a (partial?) replication of Dee's (2004) article on the purported civics returns to education. I use these data for in-class illustration about instrumental variable analyses.

Dee04

Format

A data frame with 9227 observations on the following 8 variables.

schoolid

a numeric vector that should be understood as categorical

hispanic

a numeric vector for if the person is Hispanic

college

a numeric vector for if the person went to college

black

a numeric vector for if the person is black

otherrace

a numeric vector for if the person is another race

female

a numeric vector for if the person is a woman

register

a numeric vector for if the person is registered to vote

distance

a numeric vector for the distance to college

Details

I should note I acquired this data set in Mexico City sitting on a two-week program at IPSA-FLACSO Mexico Summer School in 2019. The sample size here (9,227) is about two thousand short of what Dee reports in his article. It'll do, though.

References

Dee, Thomas S. 2004. "Are there civics returns to education?" Journal of Public Economics 88: 1697--1720