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Research databases

Looking for figures and statistics in the social and economic sciences?

We have compiled important databases for you.

  • Browse through the alphabetical list or select a topic from the menu.
  • For each database you will find a short description of its contents and information on how to access it.

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The access rules are explained in the information at the bottom of the page.

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A

ALLBUS

C

The Case Centre

CESSDA

Compustat global (Access via WRDS)

CRSP (Access via WRDS)

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D

Datastream (see also EIKON)

Deutschland in Zahlen

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EIKON

European Social Survey

EUR-Lex

Eurostat

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G

Gallup Analytics

GENESIS

GICS History (Access via WRDS)

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IAB

IBES (Access via WRDS)

IBISWorld (Trial until end of 2.2024)

IEA Statistics

ISY

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MarketLine Advantage

MF Links (Access via WRDS)

Morningstar Direct

Mutual Fund Ownership (Access via WRDS)

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Nexis

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OECD iLibrary

Orbis Europe (Zugang via WRDS)

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PreLex

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SHARE

Statista

SOEP

Statistische Ämter des Bundes und der Länder

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WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services)

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Information

Please always mind the corresponding terms and conditions of use and license.

The general rule applies to publishing house offers subject to licensing:

Employees and students of the University of Cologne are allowed to access the full texts. Library users who are not members of the university can only use the media subject to licensing in the library rooms. Database contents as well as full texts of articles and e-book chapters may only be printed or stored for personal use and research purposes. Articles may not be passed on to third parties either electronically or in printed form. Systematic downloading of journal articles (e. g. all articles from a journal issue) or database contents, in particular also by robots, is contrary to licensing law and is prohibited. In the case of extensive downloads, access may be blocked by the provider not only for its own IP, but also for the entire IP area of the university.

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