SI 2015 International Finance & Macroeconomics Data Session

Galina Hale and Michael Klein, Organizers

July 6, 2015

Parkview Room
Royal Sonesta Hotel
40 Edwin H. Land Blvd.
Cambridge, MA


Monday, July 06


4:00 pm

Galina Hale, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Michael W. Klein, Tufts University and NBER
Update on the NBER IFM Data Project


Researchers’ Data Sets

4:10 pm

Alberto F. Cavallo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Datasets from the Billion Prices Project at MIT

4:30 pm

Adolfo Barajas, International Monetary Fund
Financial Development Index Database

4:50 pm

Stijn Claessens, Federal Reserve Board
Neeltje Van Horen, De Nederlandsche Bank
Database on Bank Ownership

5:10 pm

Andrés Fernández, Inter-American Development Bank
Capital Control Measures: A new data set

5:30 pm

Break – Riverfront Room


Other Data Sources

5:50 pm

Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan, University of Maryland and NBER
ORBIS and firm-level data

6:10 pm

Stefan Bender, Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
The Bundesbank's Research Data and Service Center

6:30 pm