On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the Electricity data set which pertains to Cost Function for Electricity Producers . The Electricity data set is found in the Ecdat R package. You can load the Electricity data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Electricity"). This will load the data into a variable called Electricity. If R says the Electricity data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("Ecdat") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the Electricity R data set. The size of this file is about 8,758 bytes.
Cost Function for Electricity Producers
a cross-section from 1970 to 1970
number of observations : 158
observation : production units
country : United States
A dataframe containing :
cost share for labor
capital price index
cost share for capital
cost share for fuel
Christensen, L. and W. H. Greene (1976) “Economies of scale in U.S. electric power generation”, Journal of Political Economy, 84, 655-676.
Greene, W.H. (2003) Econometric Analysis, Prentice Hall, http://www.prenhall.com/greene/greene1.html, chapter 4, 317-320.
Hayashi, F. (2000) Econometrics, Princeton University Press, http://fhayashi.fc2web.com/hayashi_econometrics.htm, chapter 1, 76-84.
Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.