Three research datasets from the International Country Risk Guide. Average ratings are provided for all countries covered by ICRG from 1984 through 2016. Data included are: annual averages of ICRG's Political Risk Ratings, annual averages of ICRG's Financial Risk Ratings, and annual averages of ICRG's Economic Risk Ratings.
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The IFS database contains approximately 32,000 time series covering more than 200 countries and areas and includes all series appearing on the IFS Country Pages; exchange rate series for all Fund member countries, plus Aruba and the Netherlands Antilles; major Fund accounts series; and most other world, area, and country series from the IFS World Tables. The data is cumulative, going back to 1948 for annual entries and back to 1957 for quarterly and monthly entries.
UN ComtradeUNCOMTRADE can be a difficult database to search. Duke University has put together a guide providing useful tips for searching this resource.
World Development Indicators OnlineWorld Development Indicators is the World Bank's annual compilation of data about development; provides direct access to more than 550 development indicators, with time series for 208 countries and 18 country groups from 1960 to present.
This independent national statistical agency collects, processes, analyzes, and disseminates essential statisitical data in the broad fields of labor economics and statistics. Includes current data on the Consumer Price Index, Unemployment Rates, Average Hourly Wages, etc.
The divisions of the economy covered are agricultural services, forestry, and fisheries; mining; contract construction; manufacturing; transportation and other public utilities; wholesale trade; retail trade; finance, insurance, and real estate; and services.
An invaluable compilation of statistics mostly provided by governmental agencies. Although it contains more than business statistics, fully two-thirds of the material can be characterized as economic or industrial.