• Datafile Name: CitiesDownload .TXT file
  • Datafile Subject: Economics,
  • Story names: Economics of Cities,
  • Reference: Prices and earnings around the globe Economic Research Department, Union Bank of Switzerland, Zurich.
  • Authorization: Contact Authors
  • Description: The data were collected by the Economic Research Department of the Union Bank of Switzerland. They represent the economic conditions in 48 cities around in world in 1991.
  • Number of Cases 48
  • Variable Names:
    1. City: City name
    2. Work: Weighted average of the number of working hours in 12 occupations
    3. Price: Index of the cost 112 goods and services excluding rent (Zurich = 100)
    4. Salary: Index of hourly earnings in 12 occupations after deductions (Zurich = 100)

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