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Economics and Finance Research Guide for IMF Staff
Top Commercial Data Sources
Economic and Financial Data at the IMF
|- Over 200 data sources
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Databases - directory of databases and other information resources for World Bank, IFC and IMF staff, organized by subject.
Learning Calendar - Group and individual training sessions on commercial databases, news and research services
Data Tools and Repositories
COVID-19 High-Frequency Data Hub
This data hub aims to be a gateway to high-frequency data useful for analyzing the impact of COVID-19. It visualizes key data series and presents them in different topic pages to facilitate browsing. Powered by STA Analytics.
Database Management for Excel (DMX)
DMX is an extension to Excel that provides tools and services to help with macro-economic data management.
A browser based web tool that will allow you to browse and download data from the Common Surveillance Databases (CSD).
Economic Outlook Suite (EcOS)
EcOS contains the most comprehensive WEO data. This includes WEO live, GAS live, GDS live and GEE live.
The Economic Data Interface (EDI) is a web application and distributed-query engine for discovering and downloading economic data. It enables high performance search, filter, analyze, and download operations on IMF data from platforms like EcOS/EcData, CSD, DMX, and others.
A portal for published IMF datasets
Managing Data and Information
This site contains resources to help staff understand the policies and guidance surrounding economic data governance and standards; find IMF datasets and data from international organizations and commercial providers; and access, manage, analyze, present, share, and archive economic data.
An industry leading data visualization tool
Working with Economic Data
Resources to help staff access, manage, analyze, present, share, and archive economic data.
More support and training
Commercial Data Services Quick Reference (PDF)