A package for country data


I am working on an R package designed to quickly wrangle, merge and explore country data

Francesco S. Bellelli
The development version of the package is available here.

As an economist, I often work with country-level data coming from different sources. GDP series from the IMF, monetary data from central banks, trade data from WTO, CO2 emissions from the IEA, survey data from national agencies, etc.. Pooling all this data together is often a laborious task because countries’ naming conventions are never the same.

To make things easier, I am writing an R package to deal with this type of data. Ideally, the user should be able to merge country data files with a unique line of command. The package will offer functionalities to:


For attribution, please cite this work as

Bellelli (2021, June 20). F.S.Bellelli: A package for country data. Retrieved from https://fbellelli.com/posts/2021-06-20-a-package-for-country-data/

BibTeX citation

  author = {Bellelli, Francesco S.},
  title = {F.S.Bellelli: A package for country data},
  url = {https://fbellelli.com/posts/2021-06-20-a-package-for-country-data/},
  year = {2021}