Name: Data Type: Subject:
1) caschool.dta panel The California Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR)) dataset contains data on test performance,
school characteristics and student demographic backgrounds. The data used here are from all 420 K-6 and K-8 districts in
California with data available for 1998 and 1999.
2) cig85_95.dta Panel Annual per capita cigarette sales in packs per fiscal year from 1985-1995.
3) cig_ch10.dta Cross-section Annual per capita cigarette sales in packs per fiscal year in 1985 and 1995, only.
4) cps-ch3.dta Time-series The ÒCurrent Population SurveyÓ (CPS), provides data on labor force characteristics of
the population, including the level of employment, unemployment, and earnings.
5) fatality.dta Time-series Number of state traffic fatalities, 1982-1988.
6) hmda_aer.dta Cross-section Mortgage applications made in 1990 in the greater Boston metropolitan area.
7) hmda_sw.dta Cross-section Mortgage applications made in 1990 in the greater Boston metropolitan area using a subset of the original dataset.
8) journals.dta Cross-section This dataset contains data on 180 economics journals for the year 2000.
9) mcas.dta Cross-section District-wide averages for public elementary school districts in 1998.
10) star-sw.dta Time-series Contains data on test scores, treatment groups, and student and teacher
characteristics for the four years of the experiment, from academic year 1985-86 to academic year 1988-89.
The test score data are the sum of the scores on the math and reading portion of the Stanford Achievement Test.
11) webstar.dta Time-series Contains data on test scores, treatment groups, and student and teacher
characteristics for the four years of the experiment, from academic year 1985-86 to academic year 1988-89.
The test score data are the sum of the scores on the math and reading portion of the Stanford Achievement Test