Inflacja: Monthly inflation rates in Poland

Description Format Source Examples

Description

Data on monthly inflation rates in Poland since January 1989 up to March 2005.

Format

A data frame with 195 observations on the following 6 variables.

year

Year

month

Month

infl1

a time-series, inflation as compared to the same month of the previous year

infl2

a time-series, inflation as compared to the previous month

infl3

a time-series, inflation as compared to December of the previous year

infl4

a time-series, average inflation of the previous 12 months

Source

(Polish) Central Statistical Office, http://www.stat.gov.pl

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data(Inflacja)

### transform inflX variables into time-series objects
Inflacja$infl1ts <- ts(Inflacja$infl1, start=c(1989,1), end=c(2005,3),
	freq=12)
Inflacja$infl2ts <- ts(Inflacja$infl2, start=c(1989,1), end=c(2005,3),
	freq=12)
Inflacja$infl3ts <- ts(Inflacja$infl3, start=c(1989,1), end=c(2005,3),
	freq=12)
Inflacja$infl4ts <- ts(Inflacja$infl4, start=c(1989,1), end=c(2005,3),
	freq=12)

### plot some...
plot( Inflacja$infl1ts, main="Inflation rates in Poland",
	ylab="Inflation")
lines( Inflacja$infl4ts, lty=2 )
legend( 1995, 1200,
	legend=c("compared to year ago","average of last 12 months"),
	lty=1:2 )

mbojan/mbtools documentation built on Nov. 9, 2017, 3:21 p.m.