Growth Data

Description

Panel of Macroeconomic data for 125 countries from 1960 to 1985 constructed by Summers and Heston (1991))

Usage

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Format

A data frame containing 9 vectors.

Country_ID

Country identification number

COM

1 if the country is in a communist regime, 0 otherwise

OPEC

1 if the country is part of the OPEC, 0 otherwise

Year

Year

GDP

Per capita GDP (in thousands) in 1985 U.S. dollars.

LagGDP

GDP of the previous period

SavRate

Saving rate measured as the ratio of real investment to real GDP

LagSavRate

SavRate of the previous period

Country

Country names

Pop

Population in thousands

LagPop

Population of the previous period

Source

http://fhayashi.fc2web.com/datasets.htm