Bianchi, Carlo and Calzolari, Giorgio (1979): Condensed version of the OECD foreign trade by commodities tapes. Published in: IBM Technical Disclosure Bulletin , Vol. 22, No. 5 (October 1979): pp. 1944-1946.
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Bilateral import prices are assumed to be the main explanatory variables in an import allocation model. Since official statistics are not available, the construction of these indices has been undertaken, using the data on bilateral trade by commodities supplied by OECD. Data are stored in 126 magnetic tapes, that had to be first of all compressed to become more manageable.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Condensed version of the OECD foreign trade by commodities tapes|
|Keywords:||Bilateral import prices; OECD statistics; compressed data; magnetic tapes|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C8 - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs > C87 - Econometric Software|
|Depositing User:||Giorgio Calzolari|
|Date Deposited:||06. Jun 2010 02:24|
|Last Modified:||18. Feb 2013 03:06|
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