R Dataset / Package DAAG / wages1833

Submitted by pmagunia on March 9, 2018 - 1:06 PM
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Attachment Size
dataset-37624.csv 916 bytes
Documentation

Wages of Lancashire Cotton Factory Workers in 1833

Description

The wages1833 data frame gives the wages of Lancashire cotton factory workers in 1833.

Usage

wages1833

Format

This data frame contains the following columns:

age

age in years

mnum

number of male workers

mwage

average wage of male workers

fnum

number of female workers

fwage

average wage of female workers

Source

Boot, H.M. 1995. How Skilled Were the Lancashire Cotton Factory Workers in 1833? Economic History Review 48: 283-303.

Examples

attach(wages1833)
plot(mwage~age,ylim=range(c(mwage,fwage[fwage>0])))
points(fwage[fwage>0]~age[fwage>0],pch=15,col="red")
lines(lowess(age,mwage))
lines(lowess(age[fwage>0],fwage[fwage>0]),col="red")
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Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0

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