Castellacci, Fulvio and Natera, Jose Miguel (2011): A new panel dataset for cross-country analyses of national systems, growth and development (CANA). Forthcoming in:
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Missing data represent an important limitation for cross-country analyses of national systems, growth and development. This paper presents a new cross-country panel dataset with no missing value. We make use of a new method of multiple imputation that has recently been developed by Honaker and King (2010) to deal specifically with time-series cross-section data at the country-level. We apply this method to construct a large dataset containing a great number of indicators measuring six key country-specific dimensions: innovation and technological capabilities, education system and human capital, infrastructures, economic competitiveness, political-institutional factors, and social capital. The CANA panel dataset thus obtained provides a rich and complete set of 41 indicators for 134 countries in the period 1980-2008 (for a total of 3886 country-year observations). The empirical analysis shows the reliability of the dataset and its usefulness for cross-country analyses of national systems, growth and development. The new dataset is publicly available.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||A new panel dataset for cross-country analyses of national systems, growth and development (CANA)|
|Keywords:||Missing data; multiple imputation methods; national systems of innovation; social capabilities; economic growth and development; composite indicators.|
|Subjects:||P - Economic Systems > P5 - Comparative Economic Systems
F - International Economics > F0 - General
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C3 - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables > C33 - Models with Panel Data; Longitudinal Data; Spatial Time Series
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare and Poverty > I32 - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O11 - Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
F - International Economics > F5 - International Relations and International Political Economy
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O2 - Development Planning and Policy > O20 - General
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C8 - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O4 - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O3 - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights
|Depositing User:||Fulvio Castellacci|
|Date Deposited:||25. Jan 2011 20:10|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 08:55|
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