Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: CB-526-004-1-1-International-DATASTREAM-1950

Subject Area: Economic Processes and Indicators

Bibliographic Citation: International financial statistics, 1950-date [Datastream].  [machine-readable data file] / International Monetary Fund  [principal investigator(s)] / Datastream International Limited  [distributor].

Date Accessioned: 3/18/2014

Number of Files Received: 0

Comments: International financial statistics is included in DISC's Datastream subscription. IFS series are classified in Economics. In Datastream Explorer they can be found in the International Historical Statistics > IMF Financial Statistics (IFS).

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison

Abstract: This IFS online database in Datastream 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 1950, while the quarterly and monthly entries start in 1957.

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