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ECON 110: Introduction to Macroeconomics
A Guide to Major Sources of Economic Statistics and Data
Data from the OECD Economic Outlook, the OECD’s twice-yearly analysis of the major economic trends and prospects for the next two years. Prepared by the OECD Economics Department, the Outlook puts forward a consistent set of projections for output, employment, government spending, prices and current balances based on a review of each member country and of the induced effect on each of them on international developments.
Statistical data for over 550 development indicators and time series data from 1960-2002 for over 200 countries and 18 country groups. Data includes social, economic, financial, natural resources, and environmental indicators. For data documentation, see reference book: World Development Indicators, Ref HC 59.15 .W656.
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Search through quarterly and annual time-series data on international economic transactions and international investment position, published by the International Monetary Fund. Covers 1960 - current.
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Includes time series of value of exports and imports between countries and their trading partners, published by the IMF (International Monetary Fund). Covers 1980 - current.
Call Number: CC Reference HA12.5 .U63
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Like the Statistical Abstract of the United States, this book is a great way to find out what kind of data are collected by the UN and where to find them.