Contains long-term historical indices for a wide-range of financial and economic indicators
Tips for using GFD:
-register for an account using your PSU email address
-database can be slow when working with large datasets so start the assignment early and be patient while data loads
-Contact Lauren Reiter with any questions about accessing data
GFDatabase contains long-term historical indices for a wide-range of financial and economic indicators including GDP, monetary rates, interest rates, stock and bond markets, and more. Penn State's subscription includes access to four components: GFDatabase, Real Estate Database, Eurostat, and World Bank. First time users will need to create an account. Users should click "New Member", select "Academic" as type of account, and follow the instructions to create an account, using their Penn State email address.