Diego A. Comin
New York University
National Bureau of Economic Research
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
The authors have made this dataset available for anyone to use and users should cite the following article: Comin, D. and Hohijn B., "Cross-Country Technological Adoption: Making the Theories Face the Facts". Journal of Monetary Economics, January 2004, pp. 39-83.
|Excel Macro (self-extracting, original)||ASCII comma-separated variables|
|hcctad.xls (2.4 Mb)||hcctad.txt (1.6 Mb)|
The data is provided in two forms: The first is an excel spreadsheet which is setup with an inbuild macro that facilitates extraction of selected variables, years, and countries. The second is a flat ascii file which is comma delimited. The 3-dimensional data of variables, year, and country is represented in 2-dimentions. Variables and years are in rows while countries in columns. The first line of this ascii file gives the labels of the layout.
The documentation is in a pdf format and can be downloaded hcctadhelp.pdf (249 Kb)
QUESTIONS AND INFORMATION
If you have any questions about the HCCTA dataset please contact: Diego A. Comin New York University 269 Mercer Street New York, NY 10003 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Bart Hobijin Domestic Research Function Federal Reserve Bank of New York 33 Liberty Street, 3rd Floor New York, NY 10045 email: email@example.com