GrowthNUTS2

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Determinants of Regional Economic Growth

Growth regression data for NUTS2 regions in the European Union.

Keywords
datasets
Usage
data("GrowthNUTS2")
Format

A data frame containing 255 observations on 58 variables.

ggdpcap

numeric. Average annual growth rate of real GDP per capita over the period 1995-2005.

accessair

numeric. Measure for potential accessability by air.

accessrail

numeric. Measure for potential accessability by rail.

accessroad

numeric. Measure for potential accessability by road.

airportdens

numeric. Airport density (number of airports per sqkm).

airports

factor. Number of airports.

arh0

numeric. Initial activity rate, highly educated.

arl0

numeric. Initial activity rate, low educated.

arm0

numeric. Initial activity rate, medium educated.

art0

numeric. Initial activity rate, total.

capital

factor. Does the region host country capital city?

connectair

numeric. Connectivity to comm. airports by car of the capital or centroid of region.

connectsea

numeric. Connectivity to comm. seaports by car of the capital or centroid of region.

distcap

numeric. Distance to capital city of respective country.

distde71

numeric. Distance to Frankfurt.

empdens0

numeric. Initial employment density.

ereh0

numeric. Initial employment rate, highly educated.

erel0

numeric. Initial employment rate, low educated.

erem0

numeric. Initial employment rate, medium educated.

eret0

numeric. Initial employment rate, total.

gdpcap0

numeric. Real GDP per capita in logs in 1995.

gpop

numeric. Growth rate of population.

hazard

numeric. Sum of all weighted hazard values.

hrstcore

numeric. Human resources in science and technology (core).

intf

numeric. Proportion of firms with own website regression.

outdens0

numeric. Initial output density.

popdens0

numeric. Initial population density.

raildens

numeric. Rail density (length of railroad network in km per sqkm).

regboarder

factor. Border region?

regcoast

factor. Coastal region?

regobj1

factor. Is the region within an Objective 1 region?

regpent27

factor. Pentagon EU 27 region? (London, Paris, Munich, Milan, Hamburg.)

roaddens

numeric. Road density (length of road network in km per sqkm).

seaports

factor. Does the region have a seaport?

settl

factor. Settlement structure.

shab0

numeric. Initial share of NACE A and B (Agriculture) in GVA.

shce0

numeric. Initial share of NACE C to E (Mining, Manufacturing and Energy) in GVA.

shgfcf

numeric. Share of gross fixed capital formation in gross value added.

shjk0

numeric. Initial share of NACE J to K (Business services) in GVA.

shsh

numeric. Share of highly educated in working age population.

shsl

numeric. Share of low educated in working age population.

shlll

numeric. Life long learning.

shsm

numeric. Share of medium educated in working age population.

telf

factor. A typology of estimated levels of business telecommunications access and uptake.

temp

numeric. Extreme temperatures.

urh0

numeric. Initial unemployment rate, highly educated.

url0

numeric. Initial unemployment rate, low educated.

urm0

numeric. Initial unemployment rate, medium educated.

urt0

numeric. Initial unemployment rate, total.

country

factor. Country within which the region is located.

cee

factor. Is the region within a Central and Eastearn European country?

piigs

factor. Is the region within a PIIGS country? (Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece, Spain.)

de

factor. Is the region within Germany?

es

factor. Is the region within Spain?

fr

factor. Is the region within France?

it

factor. Is the region within Italy?

pl

factor. Is the region within Poland?

uk

factor. Is the region within the United Kingdom?

References

Schneider U, Wagner M (2012). Catching Growth Determinants with the Adaptive Lasso. German Economic Review, 13(1), 71-85. 10.1111/j.1468-0475.2011.00541.x

Aliases
  • GrowthNUTS2
Examples
# NOT RUN {
data("GrowthNUTS2")
summary(GrowthNUTS2)
# }
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