Institution Building and Growth in Transition Economies 1987-2002
Macroeconomics - Indicators
This dataset contains all variables used in the regressions of the paper "Institution Building and Growth in Transition Economies". The definition and sources of the different variables are explained in an appendix table of the paper, available as external resources. Please note that the growth data reported in Table 1 do not correspond to the growth data used for the analysis. The actual data used for the analysis are in the dataset. The growth data in Table 1 are from an earlier version of the paper that looked at a shorter sample period.
Kind of Data
Aggregate data [agg]
The dataset includes indicators related to:
- Raw exports
- Ethnic fractionalization
- CMEA Trade share
- Tertiary enrollment
- Gas reserves / population
- Political Structure and Institution Building - Executive Constraints, Communist share, Liberalization, Privatization
- Change in Rule of Law, Change in Corruption, EBRD reform
- Monetary growth
Producers and sponsors
Thorsten Beck and Luc Laeven
Dates of Data Collection
Data Collection Mode
Development Research Group
Use of the dataset must be acknowledged using a citation which would include:
- the Identification of the Primary Investigator
- the title of the survey (including country, acronym and year of implementation)
- the survey reference number
- the source and date of download
Thorsten Beck and Luc Laeven. Institution Building and Growth in Transition Economies (IBGTE) 1987-2002. Ref. WLD_2002_IBGTE_v01_M. Dataset downloaded from [web address] on [date].
Disclaimer and copyrights
The user of the data acknowledges that the original collector of the data, the authorized distributor of the data, and the relevant funding agency bear no responsibility for use of the data or for interpretations or inferences based upon such uses.
DDI Document ID
Date of Metadata Production
DDI Document version
DDI Document - Version 02 - (04/21/21)
This version is identical to DDI_WLD_2002_IBGTE_v01_M but country field has been updated to capture all the countries covered by survey.
Version 01 (March 2011)