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ECON 410 - Econometrics: International Data

Resources to help you with your research briefs.

World Bank

1000+ indicators on every country in a nice interface.

World DataBank


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International Monetary Fund

The IMF publishes a range of time series data on IMF lending, exchange rates and other economic and financial indicators.

IMF Data and Statistics

Penn World Table

Penn World Tables

Purchasing power parity and national income accounts converted to international prices for 189 countries/territories for some or all of the years 1950-2010.

By the Center for International Comparisons of the University of Pennsylvania.


Each country has its own statistical agency, often (but not always) the best source of "official" data available.

International Statistical Agencies


Here's a few:


From the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

OECD StatExtracts