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Economics 551: Topics in Development Economics: Statistical Sources

Class guide for ECON 551.

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Key Databases

Statistical Sources

Government Finance Statistics Yearbook - International Monetary Fund
Call Number: 336 In82g
Publication Date: 1977-
Main Stacks Reference (1977-2003)

This annual publication provides detailed data on transactions in revenue, expense, net acquisition of assets and liabilities, other economic flows, and balance of assets and liabilities of general government and its sub-sectors.

International Financial Statistics Yearbook - International Monetary Fund

Call Number: 332.15 In85ia
Main Stacks (v.32 1979-v.64 2011)

Standard source of statistics on all aspects of international and domestic finance. Provides current data on exchange rates, international liquidity, international banking, money and banking, interest rates, and prices for most countries of the world. Information is presented in tables for specific countries and in tables for area and world aggregates.

Nexis Uni

Provides full text and abstracts of articles from over 40,000 newspapers, magazines, journals, wire services, trade journals, etc., in addition to allowing you to generate lists of companies using criteria that you select.

WDI Online

WDI Online offers the World Bank's comprehensive database on development data. The extensive collection of development data includes social, economic, financial, natural resources, and environmental indicators for more than forty years (1960 to present, where data available). The data can be downloaded into spreadsheets.

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