U.S. Strike Duration Data¶
Contains data on the length of strikes in US manufacturing and unanticipated industrial production. The data is a subset of the data originally used by Kennan. The data here is data for the months of June only to avoid seasonal issues.
Number of observations - 62 Number of variables - 2 Variable name definitions:: duration - duration of the strike in days iprod - unanticipated industrial production
This is a subset of the data used in Kennan (1985). It was originally published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Kennan, J. 1985. "The duration of contract strikes in US manufacturing. `Journal of Econometrics` 28.1, 5-28.
This is public domain.
Last update: May 17, 2023