OECDGasR Documentation

Gasoline Consumption Data

Description

Panel data on gasoline consumption in 18 OECD countries over 19 years, 1960–1978.

Usage

data("OECDGas")

Format

A data frame containing 342 observations on 6 variables.

country

Factor indicating country.

year

Year.

gas

Logarithm of motor gasoline consumption per car.

income

Logarithm of real per-capita income.

price

Logarithm of real motor gasoline price.

cars

Logarithm of the stock of cars per-capita.

Source

The data is from Baltagi (2002).

References

Baltagi, B.H. (2002). Econometrics, 3rd ed. Berlin, Springer.

Baltagi, B.H. and Griffin, J.M. (1983). Gasoline Demand in the OECD: An Application of Pooling and Testing Procedures. European Economic Review, 22, 117–137.

See Also

Baltagi2002

Examples

data("OECDGas")

library("lattice")
xyplot(exp(cars) ~ year | country, data = OECDGas, type = "l")
xyplot(exp(gas) ~ year | country, data = OECDGas, type = "l")