Mishra's (2006) CES data

Description

The MishraCES data set contains artificial production data. It has 50 observations (e.g. firms, sectors, or countries).

Usage

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Format

This data frame contains the following columns:

No

Firm number.

Y

Output quantity.

X1

Quantity of first input.

X2

Quantity of second input.

X3

Quantity of third input.

X4

Quantity of fouth input.

Source

Mishra, SK (2006): A Note on Numerical Estimation of Sato's Two-Level CES Production Function MPRA Working Paper No. 1019, http://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/1019/.

Examples

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   # load the data set
   data( "MishraCES" )
   
   # show mean values of all variables
   colMeans( MishraCES )

   # re-calculate the endogenous variable (see Mishra 2006)
   # coefficients of the nested CES function with 4 inputs
   b <- c( "gamma" = 200 * 0.5^(1/0.6), "delta_1" = 0.6, "delta_2" = 0.3, 
      "delta" = 0.5, "rho_1" = 0.5, "rho_2" = -0.17, "rho" = 0.6 )
   MishraCES$Y2 <- cesCalc( xNames = c( "X1", "X2", "X3", "X4" ), 
      data = MishraCES, coef = b, nested = TRUE )
   all.equal( MishraCES$Y, MishraCES$Y2 )