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Last updated: 6th February 2013 The usual disclaimers apply. Please see help files for examples, data links, references and acknowledgements. For a wealth of data sources for development economics (micro, macro) please refer to my data website. Empirical illustrations using some of the below routines can be found in my own research papers . For an introduction to the panel time series field see my presentation at the Stata UK User Group Meeting.
Data Sets - David Canning - Richard Saltonstall Professor of Population Sciences and Professor of Economics and International Health - Department of Global Health and PopulationData Sets Social Security Database from: Bloom, David E., David Canning, Richard K. Mansfield, Michael Moore, 2007. "Demographic Change, Social Security Systems, and Savings," Journal of Monetary Economics , Vol. 54(1), pages 92-114.
Thorsten Beck is Professor of Economics and Chairman of the European Banking Center. Before joining Tilburg University and the CentER, he worked at the Development Research Group of the World Bank. His research and policy work has focused on two main questions: What is the effect of financial sector development on economic growth and poverty alleviation? What are the determinants of a sound and effective financial sector?
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ComtradeTools (developed by UN) is a command line program that allows you to obtain data via UN Web Services and to convert the data into CSV format (or to an SQL server). You can use Stata’s -shell- command to run ComtradeTools. First, read the instructions here . Download the latest version (March 2010) of ComtradeTools here and the required Microsoft .NET Framework (version 1.1.4322.573) here . The command line parameters are listed in /help which you can copy into a text file.
The TradeProd database proposes bilateral trade and production figures in a compatible industry classification for developed and developing countries. Inspired by the Trade, Production and Protection 1976-2004 database made available by the World Bank (Nicita and Olarreaga, 2007), this exhaustive trade and production data set covers from 1980 to 2006 and 26 industrial sectors in the ISIC Revision 2 (International Standard Industrial Classification). The country's coverage varies with the dataset : - 181 countries (Prod_cepii), - 231 exporters & importers (Trade_cepii) - 241 exporters & 164 importers (Tar_cepii) Bilateral trade comes from BACI , the international trade database at a product level constructed by Gaulier and Zignago (2010).
Last updated: Mar 21, 2013 What’s New? Recent (unpublished) papers are available in reverse chronological order . What have I done recently?
Central government debt data provided by each member country to the IMF. Summary report: Estimated amounts of future debt service repayments for each country starting from the 1st of the current month until the last maturity of all its loans and/or credits Detailed report: Estimated repayments at the loan/credit level for a given due date Assumptions made in estimating the data listed at the end of the reports Projected payments to IMF Monthly historical transaction Joint External Debt Database (BIS-OECD-IMF-World Bank) External debt data Selected foreign assets from international creditor and national debtor sources
Webcasts of the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference 2009 can be found here . This includes keynote speeches by David Laibson and John Vickers, as well as special sessions on growth (Chang-Tai Hsieh) and factor models (Serena Ng, Richard Smith, Lucrezia Reichlin and Hashem Pesaran). The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) offers access to a lecture series given by Jeffrey Wooldridge and Guido Imbens during the 2007 Summer Institute under the title 'What's New in Econometrics?'.
United Nations Industrial Development Organization: Industrial Demand Supply Balance Database Title: United Nations Industrial Development Organization: Industrial Demand Supply Balance Database , 1981 - Abstract: The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Demand Supply Databases contain data broken down by country, industry and year for on the following variables: domestic output (refers to the domestic output produced by the establishments covered by annual industrial surveys. It is measured as census output in most cases) imports from the world (valued at c.i.f. prices.