Construct indices

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Description

A function for constructing indices

Usage

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indConstruct(data, origVar, newVarName = NA, baseYear = 2000)

Arguments

data

The data frame containing the data

origVar

The variable in which the indices is to be computed

newVarName

The name assigned to the new variable, if missing then .SC/.SH/.GR/.CH/.IND will be appended depending on the type of construction.

baseYear

The year which will serve as the base

Value

The indice

Examples

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test.df = data.frame(FAOST_CODE = rep(1, 100), Year = 1901:2000,
                      test = 1:100)
indConstruct(test.df, origVar = "test", baseYear = 1950)