Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: CB-518-001-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1948

Subject Area: Economic Processes and Indicators

Bibliographic Citation: World export data (WED), 1948-1983.  [machine-readable data file] / Faber, Jan  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 9116

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hard copy codebook.

Abstract: This database supplies comprehensive annual tabulations of exports among nearly all nations of the world. Encompassing data on 164 nations, the WED database augments empirical research into bilateral and multilateral flows of exports and trade patterns over time. The data are unique in that they are not restricted to member states of a particular organization such as the International Monetary Fund or the United Nations, and they also contain information on all nations with centrally planned economies. The first two variables in the file represent the nations from which and to which the exports are sent, and the remaining variables represent 36 annual figures on the value of the exports in millions of United States dollars at current prices beginning in 1948 and ending in 1983.

SOURCE: (1) International Monetary Fund. DIRECTION OF TRADE STATISTICS, (2) United Nations. YEARBOOK OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE STATISTICS, (3) P. Marer. SOVIET AND EAST-EUROPEAN FOREIGN TRADE, 1946-1969, (4) B.R. Mitchell. EUROPEAN HISTORICAL STATISTICS, 1750-1975, (5) State Statistical Bureau of the PCR. STATISTICAL YEARBOOK OF CHINA, 1981-1983

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 1 data file.

DATA TYPE: event/transaction data

DATA FORMAT: Card Image

TIME PERIOD: 1948-1983

DATE OF COLLECTION: January 11, 1986 -September 30, 1987

FUNDING AGENCY: The Netherlands Organization for the Advancement of Pure Research (ZWO), and Foundation for Spatial Research (SRO).

GRANT NUMBER: H43-141, 530-243-030

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