Economic Environment

Changes to Library services during the COVID-19 service disruption.

Conference Board of Canada e-Library provides Canadian economic data and forecasting
CANSIM (Statistics Canada's main database) - available to Carleton students/faculty on two platforms:
          CANSIM (Statistics Canada website)
          CANSIM II @ CHASS (University of Toronto) - download in SPSS                   
          Examples of data included are: housing price indexes, labour, health, etc.
Additional sources of data are:
Housing - Statistics and Data (CMHC); House Price Survey (Royal LePage)
Open Data   (Government of Canada's open data portal)
Minimum Wage Database
Customized Google search engines for government information

United States

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas - Globalization and Monetary Policy Institute
Database of Global Economic Indicators
International House Price Database
Real-Time Historical Dataset for the OECD
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis FRED (Federal Reserve Economic Data) and ALFRED (Archival FRED) vintage versions of economic data
Fed in Print - central catalogue of the US Federal Reserve System

African Development Bank
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa


Asian Development Bank
United Nations Economic Commission for Asia and the Pacific
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
China Data Online


Portrait of the Regions
United Nations Economic Commission For Europe
Universal Database of Russian and CIS Statistics
Russia (U.S. Federal Reserve Bank System - FRED) - see also other countries

Latin America

Inter-American Development Bank
United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

International Economist Intelligence Unit - economic data and forecasting
IMF data - part of IMF eLibrary
OECD iLibrary
- Statistics - OECD STAT - Monthly economic indicators - composite leading indicators - confidence indicators 
World Development Indicators and Global Development Finance  - are both available on the World dataBank
(consumption, education, employment, exchange, FDI flows, GDP growth, GDP per capita, Interest, unemployment)



Content last updated: February 14, 2019