On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the Cigar data set which pertains to Cigarette Consumption . The Cigar data set is found in the plm R package. You can load the Cigar data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Cigar"). This will load the data into a variable called Cigar. If R says the Cigar data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("plm") 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 Cigar R data set. The size of this file is about 68,863 bytes.
a panel of 46 observations from 1963 to 1992
total number of observations : 1380
observation : regional
country : United States
A data frame containing :
price per pack of cigarettes
population above the age of 16
consumer price index (1983=100)
per capita disposable income
cigarette sales in packs per capita
minimum price in adjoining states per pack of cigarettes
Online complements to Baltagi (2001):
Online complements to Baltagi (2013):
Baltagi, Badi H. (2001) Econometric Analysis of Panel Data, 2nd ed., John Wiley and Sons.
Baltagi, Badi H. (2013) Econometric Analysis of Panel Data, 5th ed., John Wiley and Sons.
Baltagi, B.H. and D. Levin (1992) “Cigarette taxation: raising revenues and reducing consumption”, Structural Changes and Economic Dynamics, 3(2), pp. 321–335.
Baltagi, B.H., J.M. Griffin and W. Xiong (2000) “To pool or not to pool: homogeneous versus heterogeneous estimators applied to cigarette demand”, Review of Economics and Statistics, 82(1), pp. 117–126.
Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.