Compilation pages of data and statistics

  • Resources for Economists
    Internet resources from the American Economic Association

  • ECB statistics
    Internet resources from the European Central Bank (ECB)

    Data classification: Aggregated on the national level
    Region: The Euro-area, some additional EU countries and outside the EU
    Time period: 1999-present
    Format: MS Excel, PDF

  • SourceOECD
    OECD's (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) Online Library of Statistical Databases includes large quantities of economic statistics

    Data classification: Chiefly aggregated on the national level
    Region: OECD member countries
    Time period:  Vary, some back to 1950s
    Format: MS Excel, HTML

  • ASEANstats
    Selected key indicators about ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) and its Member States

    Data classification: Aggregated on the national level
    Region: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam
    Time period:  1996-2015
    Format: MS Excel, PDF

  • Statistics Norway (SSB)
    Publishes official statistics, publications and analysis of the Norwegian society.

    Data classification: National, county and municipality level
    Region: Norway
    Time period: 1769-present
    Format: MS Excel

  • Eurostat
    A vast internet resource on EU policy indicators such as Structural Indicators, Euro Indicators, Sustainable Development Indicators and Employment and Social Policy Indicators. The resources provides statistics on the topics General and regional statistics, Economy and finance, Population and social conditions, Industry, trade and services, Agriculture and fisheries, External trade, Transport, Environment and energy and Science and technology

    Data classification: Varied: Survey, public statistics and aggregated on the national and EU-level
    Region: EU member states
    Time period:  Varied, chiefly from 1990 to present
    Format: HTML, MS Excel, MS Access Database

  • Pippa Norris’s homepage
    The homepage contains several datasets from British election surveys. As well as two comparative datasets. The Democracy Cross-national Data that contains 191 contemporary states, with lagged variables on social, economic and political characteristics. The Democracy Time-series Data is in a country-year case-format, suitable for time-series analysis. It contains data on the social, economic and political characteristics of 191 nations with over 600 variables from 1971 to 2007 and merges the indicators of democracy by Freedom House, Vanhanen, Polity IV, and Cheibub and Gandhi, in addition to selected institutional classifications and socio-economic indicators from the World Bank.

    Data classification: Varied
    Region: Varied.
    Time period: 1945-present
    Format: SPSS, MS Excel

  • Joint Center DataBank
    The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies is a nonprofit public policy organization that produces innovative, high-impact ideas, research, and policy solutions that have a positive impact on people and communities of color.  They do this by building and fueling a nonpartisan network of innovative elected and appointed officials of color and scholars for whom this goal is a priority.  The Joint Center uses policy roundtables, research reports, and targeted media to reach our key audiences of innovative officials of color and other thought leaders.

    Data classification: Varied
    Region: USA
    Time period: Varied
    Format: Varied
  • NSD’s MacroDataGuide
    The MacroDataGuide is an accommodating starting point for researchers and students looking for data on the environment in which individuals reside and behave. The guide will jump-start your data search by providing you with an overview of extant data sources, as well as instant insight to their quality and comparability.


  • The European Union Open Data Portal (EU ODP)
    The European Union Open Data Portal (EU ODP) provides access to an expanding range of data from the European Union (EU) institutions and other EU bodies. You can use and reuse these data for different purposes.


  • VoteWatch Europe
    VoteWatch Europe is an organization that has specialised in collecting, interpreting and communicating big data sets of political decisions to both expert and non-expert audiences. The organisation merges statistics with insights from politicians, institutions’ staffers and top notch independent researchers to provide the public with real-time, data backed analysis and forecasts on upcoming or ongoing European and global developments. The link provides data on the European Parliament, the European Council and different policy areas within EU.


  • UNCTAD Statistical databases online
    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) databases online contain the following databases: Commodity Price Statistics, Global databank on world trade in creative products, Foreign Direct Investment, ICT (Information and Communication Technology) Statistics, Millennium Indicators, TRAINS (TRade Analysis and INformation System) and Handbook of Statistics.
Publisert 5. mars 2010 08:30 - Sist endret 26. nov. 2020 10:42