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  1. Time series of Canadian data from CHASS
  2. The Canadian Financial Markets Research Centre (CFMRC) Summary Information Database. Daily and monthly Toronto Stock Exchange trading information.
  3. Datasets available from the CHASS Data Centre
  4. Detailed financial and market data covering publicly traded companies from around the world.
  5. The Cross-National Time-Series (CNTS) Data Archive provides ranges of annual data from 1815 to the present for all countries for many variables of use to the social scientist researcher.
    Access: Available at standalone computer #2 on the third floor of the Bennett library.
    Reserve/book time: You can book or reserve time on the computer in the Bennett library on Burnaby Mountain which runs this resource by clicking here.
  6. Industry norms (ratios) by asset range for industries. Data from 2001 to 2010 only. (available online via CHASS)
  7. Essential Science Indicators can determine the influential individuals, institutions, papers, publications, and countries in their field of study — as well as emerging research areas that could impact their work.
  8. : Performs event studies using data read directly from CRSP stock databases or pre-extracted from any source.
  9. Detailed data on over 7500 investment funds based in Canada.
  10. International stock analysts' estimates and recommendations.
  11. Annual averages of the components of the Political Risk Ratings (Table 3B).
    Authorized users must sign an end user agreement form.
    Access: Contact the Research Data Librarian (cgraebne@sfu.ca).
  12. Datasets from the Integrated Cadastral Information Society.
    Authorized users must read and sign a data use agreement before receiving a copy of the data from the GIS and Maps Librarian.
    Access: Request access from the GIS and Maps librarian, Julie Jones (julie_jones@sfu.ca)
  13. Point-of-sale information from more than 11,300 grocery stores in the USA, as well as some 7,500 drug stores. Data from 1983-1997 only.
    SymphonyIRI Data is provided solely for authorized internal Educational purposes and may not be used for any other purpose or disclosed to any third party. You may not use SymphonyIRI data in any publication or external research papers without SymphonyIRI's express written consent.
  14. The dataset includes country-level demographic data, 1st level admin demographic data, pixel (1km˛) level data, and a layer with area calculations for population density.
  15. Data on Live Funds and Graveyard Funds from Lipper Tass.
  16. Information on over 64,000 publicly-traded companies and 275 million private companies from around the world. Available via basic (MINT Global), advanced (ORBIS), and data retrieval (WRDS) interfaces.
  17. A data discovery tool that provides researchers with the ability to search for survey questions and variables across hundreds of datasets held in a number of collections. Simple data analysis may also be performed.
  18. Purchasing power parity and national income accounts for 179 countries.
  19. The Phase Equilibria Diagrams CD-ROM Database contains more than 20,000 diagrams published in 20 Phase volumes produced as part of the ACerS-NIST Phase Equilibria Diagrams Program: Volumes I through XIII; Annuals 91, 92 and 93; High Tc Superconductor I & II; Zirconium & Zirconia Systems; and Electronic Ceramics I.
    Access: Available at the standalone computer on the third floor of the Bennett library.
    Reserve/book time: You can book or reserve time on the computer in the Bennett library on Burnaby Mountain which runs this resource by clicking here.
  20. PDF-4+ combines the world's largest sources of inorganic materials data in a single, easily searched database.
    Access: Available at the standalone computer on the third floor of the Bennett library.
    Reserve/book time: You can book or reserve time on the computer in the Bennett library on Burnaby Mountain which runs this resource by clicking here.
  21. Covers all aspects of chemistry (Chemical Abstracts online). NOTE: For use by current SFU faculty, staff and registered students only.
  22. Microdata Analysis and Subsetting provides interactive access to a growing list of selected microdata files via SDA (Survey Documentation and Analysis) software.
  23. A web-based mapping application that enables users to create thematic maps and reports using Canadian demographic, business, and consumer data.
  24. A statistics portal that integrates statistics from thousands of sources and provides simple exports of both data and charts in multiple formats.
  25. Financial & economic data on companies, commodities, countries, markets, and industries, and analytic and charting tools.
  26. the largest depository of international trade data. It contains well over 1.7 billion data records for 45 years.
  27. Comprehensive collection of data relevant for the analysis of world trade, investment and development.
  28. Industrial statistics at the 3-digit level of Revision 2 of the International Standard Industrial classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC).
    Access: Available at standalone computer #2 on the third floor of the Bennett library.
    Reserve/book time: You can book or reserve time on the computer in the Bennett library on Burnaby Mountain which runs this resource by clicking here.
  29. A new online companion to Atlas of Global Development, third edition.
  30. The Public Sector Debt Statistics (PSD) database, jointly developed by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, brings together detailed quarterly public sector debt data of selected developing /emerging market countries.
  31. World DataBank is an analysis and visualisation tool that contains collections of time series data on a variety of topics
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