The following guide is not exhaustive, but includes many of the major resources for international statistical data held by the Library. Please note that most resources are limited to NYU users only. For a more comprehensive listing of business and economics resources, please see the Virtual Business Library. You may use Ask-a-Librarian to ask questions via email, chat or instant messaging. For a list of hundreds of business questions and answers, please take a look at our Business FAQS.
Where do International Statistics come from?
International Statistics come from a variety of sources. The main sources are national sources such as central banks and statistical agencies of national governments; International organizations such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the World Bank (WB), and many others; and commercial sources such as Datastream, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), CEIC, Bloomberg and many others.