Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: CB-526-003-1-1-International-IMF-1948

Subject Area: Economic Processes and Indicators

Bibliographic Citation: International financial statistics, 1948-date [online].  [machine-readable data file] / International Monetary Fund  [principal investigator(s)] / Washington, D.C.: International Monetary Fund  [distributor].

Date Accessioned: 10/10/2003

Number of Files Received: 0

Comments: IFS is freely available from the International Moneytary Fund eLibrary Data site: Users are required to register with IMF before they can download data.

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison

Date Ordered: 8/16/2003

Documentation: Two-volume hard copy reports: International Financial Statistics, yearbook 2003 and country notes, 2003 were obtained for reference use with this study.

Abstract: This IFS online database provides statistical data on all aspects of international and domestic finance. It 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. Information is presented in country tables and in tables of area and world aggregates. There are three types of frequencies for the data: monthly, quarterly and annual. The annual data generally begin in 1948, while the quarterly and monthly entries start in 1957.

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