Am 27.01.2023 um 19:22 schrieb Cottrell, Allin:
On Fri, Jan 27, 2023 at 11:40 AM Sven Schreiber
> On the gretl web page I'm only seeing various relatively outdated version of the
PWT (probably they should be updated...), apart from the fact that they don't seem to
be in a formal panel structure. So how did you get or make your gretl datafile?
You can d/l PWT 10.01 in dta format from
and open it in gretl.
OK, but maybe then we should make the converted (gdt/gdtb) dataset
available more directly in gretl.
- On https://gretl.sourceforge.net/gretl_data.html
there is a subsection
"Penn World Table" which talks about the incarnation 56 (5.6), quite
outdated. (Actually, I wonder if the section "Big datafiles" is needed
20 years later, in the sense that the meaning of "big" has shifted in
- Then there's the page "online gretl databases"
has pwt61, pstna and pwtna62. The latest given date there is the year
2008, almost as outdated. I guess this is the same thing that you see
from within gretl via File / Databases / on database server. Basically
the only databases that seem to have been updated recently are the ones
from the FED (fedbog and festl, in 2022).
Any downside to including the lastest PWT in there?
Why actually are the ECB's AWM datasets located in the sample datasets
collection instead of the databases? They're not textbook-style
illustration data. Or am I misunderstanding the rules that determine
where a dataset/database is to be found in gretl? Even after all these
years I find it quite confusing, actually.