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Links to useful databases for Trade/International Macroeconomics empirical analyses:

Software developed by the World Bank that gives access to detailed trade and tariff data.

Purchasing power parity and national income accounts converted to international prices for 188 countries for some or all of the years 1950-2004.
Alan Heston, Robert Summers and Bettina Aten, "Penn World Table Version 6.2", Center for International Comparisons of Production, Income and Prices at the University of Pennsylvania, September 2006.
 A multilateral trade database discribing bilateral trade flows at the hs6 level for more than 200 countries over the 1995-2004 period. Constructed in CEPII using the Comtrade database.
Guillaume Gaulier, Rodrigo Paillacar and Soledad Zignago, 2008, "BACI: A World Database of International Trade at the Product-level, 1995-2004 Version", CEPII Working Paper, forthcoming
Export and import price indices at the aggregate and sectoral levels. Several computation methods including the  Laspeyres, Paasche, Fisher and Tornqvist formula, in their fixed-base and chained forms.
Guillaume Gaulier, Julien Martin, Isabelle Méjean and Soledad Zignago, 2008, "International Trade Price Indices",  CEPII Working Paper 2008-10.
A database of 19,832 U.S. economic time series.

Two datasets providing useful data for empirical economic research including geographical elements and variables. A common use of these files is the estimation by trade economists of gravity equations describing bilateral patterns of trade flows.

Trade data and Concordance Tables




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