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Finding Data: Data on Finance

ACCESS TO THESE DATA FILES ARE RESTRICTED TO CURRENTLY ENROLLED/EMPLOYED MEMBERS OF PRINCETON UNIVERSITY.

  • Eurostat statistics CD
    Only instructions on how to use. Data is on CD and requires using Virtual Machine to emulate older Windows. Firestone Microforms Services (FilmB) COMPUTER FILE 228. Use the 2003 CD for data older than that found on the Eurostat site.

  • Finding and Using Financial Data at Princeton University
    Guide to financial data sources available at Princeton University.

  • Law, Finance and Development Indices, 1970-2005
    Examined the links between legal systems and economic development, focusing on the relationship between law and finance. New datasets were created, charting legal change over time in the areas of shareholder protection, creditor protection and labour regulation. Indices with up to 60 indicators were used to code for the law of five significant countries (France, Germany, India, the United Kingdom and the United States of America) for 36 years (1970-2005), and reduced-form indices of 10-12 indicators to code for a wider sample (25 countries) for the period 1995-2005. Main topics covered include: law and finance, corporate governance, economic development, legal origin, comparative law, varieties of capitalism, shareholder protection, creditor protection, labour regulation, stock market development and labour market flexibility. To obtain a free account please register with the UKDA.

  • National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households (2009+)
    As part of its ongoing commitment to expanding economic inclusion in the U.S., the FDIC works to fill the research and data gap regarding household participation in mainstream banking and the use of alternative financial services.

This page last updated: October 21, 2009