trading: Trading data

Description Usage Format References Examples

Description

Data from the New Geographical Digest (1986) analyzed in Cox and Cox (2001). For 20 countries their main trading partners were dichotomously scored (1 = trade performed, 0 = trade not performed). Based on this dichotomous matrix the dissimilarities were computed using the Jaccard coefficient.

Usage

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Format

Object of class "dist" with dissimilarities of the following countries:

Arge: Argentina

Aust: Australia

Braz: Brazil

Cana: Canada

Chin: China

Czec: Czechoslovakia

Egyp: Egypt

E.Ge: East Germany

Fran: France

Hung: Hungary

Indi: India

Ital: Italy

Japa: Japan

N.Ze: New Zealand

Pola: Poland

Swed: Sweden

USA

USSR: Soviet Union

U.K.: United Kingdom

W.Ge: West Germany

References

Cox, T.F., Cox, M.A.A. (1991). Multidimensional scaling on a sphere. Communications in Statistics: Theory and Methods, 20, 2943-2953.

Examples

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