R Dataset / Package Ecdat / SumHes


On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the SumHes data set which pertains to The Penn Table . The SumHes data set is found in the Ecdat R package. You can load the SumHes data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("SumHes"). This will load the data into a variable called SumHes. If R says the SumHes 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 SumHes R data set. The size of this file is about 130,797 bytes.

The Penn Table


a panel of 125 observations from 1960 to 1985

number of observations : 3250

observation : country

country : World




A dataframe containing :


the year


the country name (factor)


OPEC member ?


communist regime ?


country's population (in thousands)


real GDP per capita (in 1985 US dollars)


saving rate (in percent)


Summers, R. and A. Heston (1991) “The Penn world table (mark 5): an expanded set of international comparisons, 1950-1988”, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 29, 229-256.


Hayashi, F. (2000) Econometrics, Princeton University Press, http://fhayashi.fc2web.com/hayashi_econometrics.htm, chapter 5, 358-363.

See Also

Index.Source, Index.Economics, Index.Econometrics, Index.Observations,



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