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Teaching econometrics with data on coworker salaries and job satisfaction

Todd Easton

International Review of Economics Education, 2020, vol. 34, issue C

Abstract: Recent research studied how relative salary affects job satisfaction. It gave a random sample of University of California employees information about their coworkers’ salaries and estimated the effect of this information on job satisfaction. This article suggests ways the dataset created by this research can be used in econometrics and statistics classes. It provides examples using these data to calculate frequency distributions, contingency tables, Chi-square tests, and linear probability models. It also explains how these examples can be used productively in class.

Keywords: Contingency tables; Frequency distributions; Teaching statistics; Teaching econometrics; Multiple linear regression, Chi-square tests (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2020
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DOI: 10.1016/j.iree.2020.100178

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