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Marvin A. Pomerantz Business Library

Economics: Data

Data Sources

Global Financial Data link

Users must authenticate with their HawkID, then log in to GFD.
Global Financial Data is a collection of current and historical financial and economic data for over 200 countries, provided in ASCII or Excel format.

OECD iLibrary contains all the publications and datasets released by OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development), International Energy Agency (IEA), Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), OECD Development Centre, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), and International Transport Forum (ITF) since 1998 - currently, 1 000 journal issues, 2 900 working papers, 2 500 multi-lingual summaries, 6 200 e-book titles, 14 000 tables and graphs, 21 000 chapters and articles, and 390 complete databases with more than 4 billion data points.

The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) launched a new internet based data service for the global user community. It brings UN statistical databases within easy reach of users through a single entry point (http://data.un.org/). Users can now search and download a variety of statistical resources of the UN system.

A division of the U.S. Department of Labor, the BLS provides data on wages, employment, unemployment, and productivity for the U.S.