Acemoglu and Dell (2010)
Productivity Differences Between and Within Countries
Daron Acemoglu and Melissa Dell
forthcoming, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics.
Instructions: To download the zipped program files and some of the data files necessary for reproducing the tables in Productivity Differences Between and Within Countries, please click on the links below. To download all program and data files at once, please click here. Some of the data necessary for reproducing the paper cannot be posted becaue they are propietary. For instructions on how to obtain these data and how to use them - along with the data and programs posted here - to reproduce the tables, please see the readme document below. Note that the appropriate directory path must be inserted at the top of each program file in order for it to function. Moreover, it may be necessary to change the location of the Arc toolboxes in the python files (under the heading "#Load Required Toolboxes...") to coincide with the location of these toolboxes on your machine.
Software Requirements: Arcgis 9.2 or higher, Python 2.4, Matlab, and Stata 10 or higher (preferrably Statamp, due to the large size of some of the data files)