# U.S. Strike Duration Data¶

## Description¶

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.

## Notes¶

Number of observations - 62

Number of variables - 2

Variable name definitions::

duration - duration of the strike in days
iprod - unanticipated industrial production


## Source¶

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.