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Ben Jones

Ben Jones

Associate Professor

Management & Strategy

Ph.D., MIT, 2003
M.Phil., Oxford University, 1997
BSE, Princeton University, 1995


Data and Code for Climate Shocks and Exports

The data used in this paper are provided here as Stata files (.dta), comma delimited text files (.csv), or altogether in a compressed folder. Please cite Jones, Benjamin F. and Benjamin A. Olken, "Climate Shocks and Exports", mimeo, 2009.

Data is in country-product-year format. Four data sets are provided, as indicated below, which vary by source of international trade data (US or "World") and by product category resolution (1 or 2 digit SITC codes).

The variables included are, in order:
year (int) Year
country (string) Country name
cc_num (int) Numeric country identifier
fips (string) FIPS country code
isocode (string) ISO country code
poor (byte) Poor country identifier
wtem (float) Temperature
wpre (float) Precipitation
wtem_poor (float) Temperature x poor
wpre_poor (float) Precipitation x poor
sitc (byte) SITC Rev. 2 product code
prdcnt_id (long) Country x product code
prdyr_id (long) Product x year code
g_imp (float) Annual growth in exports of product

For further description of the data please see Climate Shocks and Exports(Jones and Olken 2009). For detailed description of the climate data see Climate Shocks and National Growth: Evidence from the Last Half Century (Dell, Jones, and Olken 2009).


1-Digit Exports to US & Climate Stata or CSV

2-Digit Exports to US & Climate Stata or CSV

1-Digit Exports to World & Climate Stata or CSV

2-Digit Exports to World & Climate Stata or CSV

Download all data in compressed folder HERE.


The Stata .do file used to generate Table 1 and Table 2 in the paper is provided HERE.





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