engel {quantreg}R Documentation

Engel Data

Description

Engel Food Expenditure Data used in Koenker and Bassett(1982). This is a regression data set consisting of 235 observations on income and expenditure on food for Belgian working class households.

Usage

data(engel)

Format

A data frame containing 235 observations on 2 variables

x
"Annual Household Income in Belgian Francs"
y
"Annual Household Food Expenditure in Belgian Francs"

References

Koenker, R. and Bassett, G (1982) Robust Tests of Heteroscedasticity based on Regression Quantiles, Econometrica, 50,43–61.


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