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University of Portland Clark Library

BUS 431/533: Financial Markets and Institutions: Country Statistics

  • Search by country and then by indicator, broadly, e.g., Employment
  • Available Data:
    • Surplus or Deficit (Current Account Balance)
    • Gross Domestic Product
    • Inflation Rate
    • Youth Unemployment Rate, and other unemployment rates
    • Lending Interest Rate
    • Risk Premium on Lending
    • Total Tax and Contribution Rate (% of profit)

Trading Economics

Trading Economics provides its users with accurate information for 196 countries including historical data and forecasts for more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, stock market indexes, government bond yields and commodity prices.

  • Available Data:
    • Index of Economic Freedom
    • Country Risk Rating, and other risk ratings
    • Gross Domestic Product
    • GDP Composition
    • Total Tax Rate
    • Main Import and Export Trade Partners
    • List of Largest Corporations
  • Use Country Reports rather than Economic Outlook reports
  • Available data:
    • Gross Domestic Product
    • Inflation Rate
    • Budget Balance
    • Unemployment Rate (but not youth rate)
    • Main Import and Export Trade Partners

Additional Ideas

Pages of Interest:

  • Taxes on Labour Income
  • Corporate and Capital Income Taxes
  • Country Summaries by Publication, Taxing Wages

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