This paper provides a balanced panel data set for real GDP growth in Africa. For 18 of the 52 countries there are missing data. We use a model-based imputation technique based on World Bank data to fill in the gaps.

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Keywords Balanced panel data, Africa, real GDP growth, Missing data, Imputation, Principal components regression
JEL Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics: General (jel E0), Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations (jel N1)
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Series Econometric Institute Research Papers
Franses, Ph.H.B.F, & S. Vasilev (Simeon). (2019). Real GDP growth in Africa, 1963-2016 (No. EI2019-23). Econometric Institute Research Papers. Retrieved from