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CEEMarketWatch:  provides macroeconomic and political research and analyses on Central and Eastern Europe.

CEIC:  Mainly covering macroeconomic time series data, CEIC also provides country-level data covering population, education, health, income, and labor indicators.

CIA World Factbook
Economic and political profiles of countries worldwide. 

COFACE @Rating Solution:  Provides ratings for companies around the world as well as for more than 140 countries.

Council of European Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA)
Listing of European macroeconomics data archives. 

Economagic.com provides free time series data. Banking and finance data on a monthly or quarterly basis mainly for the US.

Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) 
Analysis and forecast of economic, political, and business environment for over 180 countries. Country Data (only available through HBS) provides data series on economic structure, foreign payments, external debt, external debt service, external trade, trends in foreign trade and quarterly indicators. Country Reports provide quarterly analysis and forecasts of the political, economic and business environment in more 180 countries.. 

Economic data for the European Union (EU). 


US Federal Reserve Board

Current and historical financial data (interest rates, monetary statistics, etc.) as well as research papers.

Global Financial Data 
Current and historical financial data for over 150 countries.

Global Risk Assessment, Inc. 
Analysis and research for political, investment, and trade risk. 

Global market and industry data. 

Institutional Investor Magazine
Data on international country credit risk ratings.

Internet Center for Corruption Research 
Country ranking according to level of corruption. 

Joint BIS-IMF-OECD-World Bank Statistics on External Debt 
Country data on external debt and flow of funds. 

Morgan Stanley Country Index
Stock market data from developing markets. 

Currency converter, daily currency exchange rate, and foreign exchange.

OECD iLibrary 
Country studies, forecasting publications, journals, and socio-economic statistical databases. Select statistics can be downloaded. Includes information and data on non-OECD countries.

Penn World Tables (Mk. 5.6)
Macroeconomic data for 152 countries over the period 1950-1992.

PRS Group 
Data on country and political risk analysis. 

Resources for Economists on the Internet (RFE)
Comprehensive listing of US and world data sources. 


Statistical Data Locator 
Links to microeconomic and macroeconomic databases by country. 


Tax Rates by Country:

Ernst & Young Worldwide Corporate Tax Guide 

Transparency International 
Annual ranking of perceived corruption in 90 countries. 

World Bank Country Data (from the World Bank Development Indicators database) Contains profiles on 206 countries

World Bank Financial Structure and Economic Database 
Data on financial structure and development. 

World Federation of Exchanges

Statistics on stock exchanges around the world.

If you have any suggestions for additional content, please contact Professor Benjamin C. Esty.
Last updated March 13, 2014.

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