Extramarital affair data used to explain the allocation of an individual’s time among work, time spent with a spouse, and time spent with a paramour. The data is used as an example of regression with censored data.
Number of observations: 6366 Number of variables: 9 Variable name definitions: rate_marriage : How rate marriage, 1 = very poor, 2 = poor, 3 = fair, 4 = good, 5 = very good age : Age yrs_married : No. years married. Interval approximations. See original paper for detailed explanation. children : No. children religious : How relgious, 1 = not, 2 = mildly, 3 = fairly, 4 = strongly educ : Level of education, 9 = grade school, 12 = high school, 14 = some college, 16 = college graduate, 17 = some graduate school, 20 = advanced degree occupation : 1 = student, 2 = farming, agriculture; semi-skilled, or unskilled worker; 3 = white-colloar; 4 = teacher counselor social worker, nurse; artist, writers; technician, skilled worker, 5 = managerial, administrative, business, 6 = professional with advanced degree occupation_husb : Husband's occupation. Same as occupation. affairs : measure of time spent in extramarital affairs See the original paper for more details.
Fair, Ray. 1978. “A Theory of Extramarital Affairs,” Journal of Political Economy, February, 45-61.
The data is available at http://fairmodel.econ.yale.edu/rayfair/pdf/2011b.htm
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