GGDC 10-Sector Database

Timmer, M. (Creator), Vries, de, G. (Creator), de Vries, K. (Creator), University of Groningen, 9-Feb-2015



The GGDC 10-Sector Database provides a long-run internationally comparable dataset on sectoral productivity performance in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Variables covered in the data set are annual series of value added, output deflators, and persons employed for 10 broad sectors.
The GGDC 10-Sector Database gives sector detail to the historical macro data in Maddison (2003) from 1950 onwards. It consists of series for 11 countries in Africa, 11 countries in Asia, 2 countries in the Middle East and North Africa, and 9 in Latin-America.
Date made available9-Feb-2015
PublisherUniversity of Groningen
Temporal coverage1960 - 2010
Date of data production1-Jan-2015
Geographical coverageAfrica, Asia, Latin America
Access to the dataset Open

    Keywords on Datasets

  • macro economics, time series
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    Timmer, M., de Vries, G. & de Vries, K., 2015, Routledge Handbook of Industry and Development. Weiss, J. & Tribe, M. (eds.). Routledge, p. 65-83 18 p. (Routledge Handbooks).

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