View License

Download apps, toolboxes, and other File Exchange content using Add-On Explorer in MATLAB.

» Watch video

Highlights from
Import PWT Version 8.0

Be the first to rate this file! 3 Downloads (last 30 days) File Size: 1.28 MB File ID: #43466 Version: 1.1
image thumbnail

Import PWT Version 8.0


Yvan Lengwiler (view profile)


12 Sep 2013 (Updated )

Downloads the 'Penn World Table' from the web and places the information into a Matlab variable.

| Watch this File

File Information

The Penn World Table, or short PWT, is a database of several macroeconomic data, starting 1950 and covering 167 countries. It is an important data source for development economists and researchers of the global economy more generally.
This program downloads the data from the internet and places the information into a Matlab struct variable. This makes these important data available to researchers for analysis in Matlab.

The program is likely to be useful for academic economists only. Please comment if you find it useful.

MATLAB release MATLAB 8.2 (R2013b)
Other requirements Probably Windows only; have not tested on a Mac or Linux computer.
Tags for This File   Please login to tag files.
Please login to add a comment or rating.
19 Aug 2014 1.1

The text-coded variables (i_cig, i_xm, i_xr, i_outlier) are now also imported.

Contact us