Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences

, Volume 4, Issue 2, pp 117–127 | Cite as

Annual educational attainment estimates for U.S. counties 1990–2005

  • Eckhardt BodeEmail author
Original Paper


This paper estimates annual data on educational attainment for 3,076 mainland U.S. counties 1991–2005. Being estimated without resorting to ancillary information, this data is suited particular well for use in panel regression analyses. Several plausibility checks indicate that the data is fairly reliable and yields plausible parameter estimates in regressions.


Educational attainment U.S. counties Panel regression 

JEL Classification

C33 C61 R12 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Kiel Institute for the World EconomyKielGermany

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