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Table 1 Descriptive statistics

From: Does mobile phone technology reduce agricultural price distortions? Evidence from cocoa and coffee industries

Variable Obs Mean Std. Dev. Min Max
Nominal rate of assist. (NRA) 433 − 0.1934 0.23198 − 0.8426 0.53348
Absolute value of NRA 433 0.231 0.19445 0 0.8426
Subsidy (dummy variable) 405 0.1827 0.38691 0 1
Relative price margin 402 0.18402 0.36888 − 2.8304 0.85986
GDP per capita (log) 439 6.90456 1.07743 4.73512 9.02109
Inflation 420 32.3378 204.506 − 8.4842 2947.73
Public debt 428 74.6945 54.3996 9.54585 448.59
Institution (Polity2) 439 1.98633 5.71506 − 8 9
Mobile phone per 100 439 13.8604 23.7316 0 111.365
Internet connection per 100 365 4.88968 9.54438 0 55.9
% of rural population 439 56.0028 19.5705 15.956 88.924
Land per capita 439 0.4196 0.3704 0.0964 2.244