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|Title:||Selected Labour Market Data from the BHPS, 1999|
|Other acknowledgements:||At the time of the research, the Principal Investigator of this study was not affiliated to an institution.|
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Abstract copyright UK Data Service and data collection copyright owner.The research project looked at whether jobs that were prone to accidents (and therefore put workers at greater risk of being physically hurt) offered higher wages as compensation. This hypothesis was tested using a wages equation. If economic theory is correct, it would be expected that jobs which are more prone to accident would indeed offer a higher wage.
The dataset consists of a selection of variables taken from Wave 1 of the British Household Panel Survey (BHPS). Additional variables were derived from these BHPS variables. In addition, three variables created from data from the Winter quarters of the 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996 and 1997 Quarterly Labour Force Surveys (QLFS - see SNs 3221, 3442, 3559, 3718 and 3829) are also included. The aggregated data are contained in .csv format files, 'jobrisk1.csv', 'jobrisk2.csv' and 'jobrisk3.csv', and were used to create the variables 'riskmain', 'riskminm' and 'riskmajm' in the main dataset.
|Dates of fieldwork:||The dataset was compiled in 1999 from earlier BHPS and QLFS data - see 'Main Topics' section for full details.|
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|Kind of data:||
Individual (micro) level
Male employees in Great Britain, respondents of BHPS Wave 1, with a recorded hourly (gross) wage of between one pound and 35 pounds sterling.
Cross-sectional (one-time) study
See BHPS Wave 1 documentation on how the sample was selected.
|Method of data collection:||
See BHPS Wave 1 documentation
|Weighting:||No information recorded|
Data were derived from the BHPS and QLFS - see 'Main Topics' section for full details.
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|First edition:||16 October 2000|
|Copyright:||Crown copyright held jointly with Institute for Social and Economic Research. Crown copyright material is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen's Printer for Scotland|
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|Contains worksheets socminm, socmajm and socmain||jobrisk.xls||178|
|Study information and citation||UKDA_Study_4189_Information.htm||15|
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