Statistical Databases

DATASTREAM (via ultranet)
The Datastream Database contains a vast number of economic, company and financial data. The data series are supplied by various sources both nationally and internationally. Sources such as IMF, OECD and EUROSTAT amongst others supply economics data. Information on stocks and bonds is often supplied by national stock exchanges, interest rates might be supplied by larger banks and exchange rate information often comes from national sources or news agencies like WM/Reuters.
DSI Campus Solution
The DSI Campus Dolution is a collection of about 100 autonomous statistical databases. It includes IFS statistics, OECD statistics, Intra-Extra-OECD Trade statistics, Eurostat Statistics, Intra- and extra-EU Trade statistics, the German Statistical Office, the German FED.
EconLit is the American Economic Association's (AEA) electronic bibliography of economics literature throughout the world. EconLit contains abstracts, indexing, and links to full-text articles in economics journals. It abstracts books and indexes articles in books, working papers series, and dissertations. EconLit also provides the full-text of JEL book reviews.
EUROSTAT (via DSI Campus Solution)
Since the early days of the Community it was realized that decisions on and planning and implementation of Community policies must be based on reliable and comparable statistics. So the European Statistical System (ESS) was built up gradually with the objective of providing comparable statistics at EU level.
GFS (via ultranet)
Government Finance Statistics (GFS) present annual combined statistics on detailed revenues and expenditures for all levels of government. Topics covered include deficit/surplus or total financing, revenues or grants, expenditures, lending minus repayments, domestic financing, foreign financing, domestic debt or total debt, and foreign debt. Annual data are supplied for central government accounts and different levels of government in these categories: (1) central government budgetary accounts, (2) central government consolidated accounts, (3) central government extrabudgetary accounts, (4) central government Social Security Funds, (5) state or province governments, (6) local governments, and (7) general governments.
The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), established in 1962, is an integral part of the infrastructure of social science research. ICPSR maintains and provides access to a vast archive of social science data for research and instruction, and offers training in quantitative methods to facilitate effective data use. To ensure that data resources are available to future generations of scholars, ICPSR preserves data, migrating them to new storage media as changes in technology warrant. In addition, ICPSR provides user support to assist researchers in identifying relevant data for analysis and in conducting their research projects.
IFS (via DSI Campus Solution)
The International Financial Statistics is a standard source of international statistics on all aspects of international and domestic finance. It provides users with time series data of major economic aggregates used in economic analysis. The IFS reports, for most countries of the world, current data needed in the analysis of problems of international payments and of inflation and deflation, i.e., data on exchange rates, international liquidity, international banking, money and banking, interest rates, prices, production, international transactions, government accounts, and national accounts.
Source OECD (via DSI Campus Solution)
The OECD groups 30 member countries sharing a commitment to democratic government and the market economy. With active relationships with some 70 other countries, NGOs and civil society, it has a global reach. Best known for its publications and its statistics ,its work covers economic and social issues from macroeconomics ,to trade, education, development and science and innovation. The OECD Statistical Compendium is also covered by the Source OECD.
STAT-USA/Internet, a service of the U.S. Department of Commerce, is the site for the U.S. business, economic and trade community, providing authoritative information from the Federal government.
United Nations Common Database (UNCDB) provides selected series from 30 specialized international data sources for all available countries and areas.
World Development Indicators (WDI) is the premiere data source on the global economy. It contains 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.