World Development Indicators (WDI) from the World Bank

All sort of development indicators and macro data 


Global Development Finance Indicators from the World Bank

Data on external debt and other external financial flows and stocks 


Worldwide Governance Indicators

Aggregate governance indicators such as corruption, effectiveness, stability and regulatory quality from 1996-2008


A New Database of Financial Reforms

A database of financial reforms, covering 91 economies over 1973–2005


Indicators of financial development and structure across countries from 1960-2007


Historical Statistics of the World Economy

Historical Statistics on World Population, GDP and Per Capita GDP from 1-2006AD


Chinn-Ito Financial Openness Index

Index for capital “openness” KAOPEN from 1970-2007


An unbalanced panel dataset with information on the adoption of over 100 technologies in more than 150 countries since 1800


Exchange Rate Arrangements

Exchange rate arrangements from 1946-2007


Exchange Rate Classification

Data base includes a de-facto classification of exchange rate regimes. It covers 183 countries during the period 1974-2004


External Wealth of Nations Mark II

Dataset on gross foreign asset and liability positions over 1970-2004 for 145 industrial and developing countries 


Financial Dollarization Data
Data on deposit dollarization and restrictions on domestic foreign currency intermediation
Estimates of educational attainment for the population over age 15 and over age 25 up to 1995 and projections for 2000
ERS/USDA data from 1969 through 2020 for real (adjusted for inflation) gross domestic product (GDP), population, real exchange rates, and other variables for the 190 countries that are most important for U.S. agricultural trade
Financial Exchange Rates and International Currency Exposures over 1990-2004

Data consist of purchasing power parity and national income accounts converted to international prices for 188 countries for some or all of the years 1950-2004


Public Debt

Domestic and external public debt in developing countries 1990-2007


Quality of Government Institute

Cross-national comparative data on the quality of government and research on social policy output and its correlates


Systemic Banking Crises

Banking Crisis Database and Crisis Reslolution Database


Total Economy Database

A comprehensive database with annual numbers of GDP, population, employment, hours and productivity for about 123 countries in the world from 1950-2008


Groningen Growth and Develoment Centre

GGDC 10-Sector Database: A cross-country database for sectoral employment and productivity in Asia and Latin America from 1950-2005


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