On Reproducible Econometric Research
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An older technical report version (including some additional material) is available as
- Technology: The paper has been written in LaTeX,
all empirical analyses and simulations have been carried out in
R, employing a literate
econometric practice approach and combining LaTeX and R based on
- Document sources: The master source file (with combined LaTeX and R code)
is JAE-RER.Rnw. From this file, the LaTeX file
JAE-RER.tex is dynamically produced.
This in turn can be compiled to JAE-RER.pdf.
For compilation with LaTeX, our BibTeX data base repro.bib
and the BibTeX style file jae.bst are required.
(Additionally, the sources for the older technical report version are available as
- Data: The data sets for the two empirical analyses from the paper
are available as flat text files. The growth regression data from
Durlauf & Johnson (1995) is available in data.dj
(as obtained from the
Journal of Applied Econometrics Data Archive).
The wage-equation meta-model data from Koenker (1988) is available in its
raw form as rk.raw and processed to CSV format (comma-separated values)
in rk.csv. R code for the pre-processing is linked below.
- R code: Extended R code that not only re-produces the replication exercises
from the paper but also provides more complete results for each case study is
available in R session transcripts (.Rt files). These are flat text files containing
R source code and comments:
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In particular, the following packages have been used:
have been used in the technical report version.)