Data and Computer Program Archive -- Chad Jones

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Please note: Files ending in ".zip" have been zipped using the standard "zip" utility. They can be unzipped with the "unzip" or "pkunzip" utilities. All files are smaller than 500k.


A Introduction to Economic Growth

TableC2.asc This file contains the data from Table C.2 in Appendix C, from the 2nd edition of the book.


The New Kaldor Facts: Ideas, Institutions, Population, and Human Capital (with Paul Romer)

AEJMacro-20090057-Replication.zip contains the matlab programs for generating all the graphs in the paper. After unzipping the file, please see README.txt for more information. tfpdata2000.txt contains the TFP data for 2000 used in Figure 4.

A The Value of Life and the Rise in Health Spending (with Bob Hall)

hxprograms500.zip contains the matlab programs for generating the results in the paper. After unzipping the file, please see README.txt for more information.

A Was an Industrial Revolution Inevitable? Economic Growth over the Very Long Run

BCData.asc This ascii file contains the population data from Kremer (1993 QJE) used in the paper.

A Sources of U.S. Economic Growth in a World of Ideas

Sources50.asc This ascii file contains the data on labor productivity, educational attainment, R&D employment, etc. used in the July 2000 version of this paper. UpSlow1.asc This ascii file contains some older data that is not presently used in this paper, including R&D shares of GDP.

A Why Do Some Countries Produce So Much More Output per Worker than Others? (with Robert E. Hall)

HallJones400.asc This ascii file contains the appendix table version of Table I for all countries. In addition, the file contains data on output per worker, physical capital, human capital, productivity, social infrastructure, language, latitude, etc.

A Time Series Tests of Endogenous Growth Models (QJE May 1995)

TimeEGM.asc This ascii file contains data on GDP, investment, total factor productivity growth, and scientists and engineers engaged in R&D.

A Economic Growth and the Relative Price of Capital (JME December 1994)

RelPrice.asc This ascii file contains data on the relative price of capital for the various components (machinery, nonmachinery, etc.).

A Comparing Apples to Oranges: Productivity Convergence and Measurement Across Industries and Countries (AER, December 1996, with Andrew Bernard)

ApplData.zip This file contains the data we used from the OECD Intersectoral Data Base, together with PPP data at five-year intervals and average annual hours worked in the manufacturing sector. Fourteen OECD economies from 1970 to 1987 are covered.

A Productivity and Convergence Across U.S. States and Industries (Empirical Economics, with Andrew Bernard)

USStates.zip This file contains data for US States by industry on labor productivity (Gross State Product per employee) and employment, for the period 1963-1989.

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Charles I. Jones
Stanford University, Graduate School of Business