This is a table of database sources for commonly requested topics in the area of economics and finance.
WRDS is available for Cardiff University postgraduate students and staff. Register here
The other databases can all be found on the library databases A-Z list.
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The table is not a complete list of every type of data available but an indication of where to go to for commonly request data items.
In addition to these sources there are numerous statistical sources available freely online including Office for National Statistics, Bank of England statistical database, IMF, World Bank, United Nations statistical database, Penn World Tables, OECD (some free content) to name a few.