Bruegel research is fact-based. Projects that start from a policy question regularly involve the creation of indicators, the gathering of data that are not readily available from international sources, or even the generation of new data. To make such material available to outside users is just another way to fulfil our mission to contribute to improving economic policy. This data page provides a number of Bruegel datasets and also faciliates the link to exisiting data sources that Bruegel researchers often use. We trust that users will mention the Bruegel source in their own publications. Feedback on any inaccuracy or incompleteness is welcome.
29 November 2012
This database includes real and nominal effective exchange rates from the papers:
Darvas, Zsolt (2012a) 'Real effective exchange rates for 178 countries: a new database', Working Paper 2012/06, Bruegel, 15 March 2012
Darvas, Zsolt (2012b) 'Compositional effects on productivity, labour cost and export adjustment', Policy Contribution 2012/11, Bruegel, 22 June 2012
Latest update 1 November 2012
The database, for the first time in Europe, combines measures of firms’ international activities (e.g. exports, outsourcing, FDI, import) as well as quantitative and qualitative information on around 150 items ranging from R&D and innovation, labor organization, financing and organizational activities, pricing behavior. Data consists of a representative sample (at the country level for the manufacturing industry) of almost 15,000 surveyed firms (above 10 employees) in seven European economies (Germany, France, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, Austria, Hungary). Data have been collected in 2010, thus covering year 2008 (only some times have also been collected for 2009) . Special questions related to the behavior of firms during the crisis have also been included in the Survey
Latest update 14 April 2013
This dataset collects sectorial holdings of government debt for 12 countries, collected for public sources only.The value of this dataset comes especially from the broad coverage of euro area/EU countries, which to our knowledge is unprecedented.
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4 October 2012
In this dataset, we provide a breakdown of the Eurosystem refinancing operations across countries and LTRO/MRO. While the ECB publishes the total numbers for the euro area, the breakdown across countries is to date not centrally available. We compile the data from the different national central banks.
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