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Foreign Demand for France, Germany, Italy and Spain

February 12, 2020
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Foreign Demand for France, Germany, Italy and Spain

Our purpose is to build the quarterly foreign demand for France, Germany, Italy and Spain. To construct these series we use data from DBnomics, through the rdbnomics package. All the code is written in R, thanks to the RCoreTeam (2016) and RStudioTeam (2016). For each country, we proceed in three steps: we calculate the growth of imports in volume of main trading partners; we calculate...

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Automating update of an international database for the Euro Area

December 16, 2019
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Automating update of an international database for the Euro Area

Our purpose is to create an international quarterly database for the Euro area that could be updated automatically. We want to build the following series: Foreign demand (without trade between Euro area countries) Foreign interest rate Oil prices Real effective exchange rate Import and export To construct these series we use data from DBnomics. The DBnomics API is called using the rdbnomics package. All the code is written in R, thanks...

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Automating update of an international database for the Euro Area

December 16, 2019
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Automating update of an international database for the Euro Area

Our purpose is to create an international quarterly database for the Euro area that could be updated automatically. We want to build the following series: Foreign demand (without trade between Euro area countries) Foreign interest rate Oil prices Real effective exchange rate Import and export To construct these series we use data from DBnomics. The DBnomics API is called using the rdbnomics package. All the code is written in R, thanks...

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Reproduce economic indicators from ‘The Economist’

December 9, 2019
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Economic data (% change on year ago) Gross domestic product Industrial production Consumer prices Unemployment rate, % latest quarter* 2019† 2020† latest latest 2019† latest United States ...

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Reproduce economic indicators from ‘The Economist’

December 9, 2019
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Economic data (% change on year ago) Gross domestic product Industrial production Consumer prices Unemployment rate, % latest quarter* 2019† 2020† latest latest 2019† latest United States ...

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Automating update of a fiscal database for the Euro Area

November 12, 2019
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Automating update of a fiscal database for the Euro Area

Our purpose is to write a program to automatically update a quarterly fiscal database for the Euro Area. The main difficulty of this exercise is to build long series that go as far as the 1980’s. We use two sources to build the database: the historical database developed in Paredes et al. (2014), which stops in 2013, and the latest Eurostat...

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Automating update of a fiscal database for the Euro Area

November 12, 2019
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Automating update of a fiscal database for the Euro Area

Our purpose is to write a program to automatically update a quarterly fiscal database for the Euro Area. The main difficulty of this exercise is to build long series that go as far as the 1980’s. We use two sources to build the database: the historical database developed in Paredes et al. (2014), which stops in 2013, and the latest Eurostat...

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Implicit Tax Rates on Consumption and Labor in Europe

November 5, 2019
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Implicit Tax Rates on Consumption and Labor in Europe

The aim of this blog post is to compute the implicit tax rates (ITR) on consumption, labour and corporate income for France, Italy, Spain, Germany and the Euro Area since 1995. We use as reference the report on Taxation trends in the European Union (2019) from the European Commission, and the previous reports since 2014. This database is built and updated...

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Implicit Tax Rates on Consumption and Labor in Europe

November 5, 2019
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Implicit Tax Rates on Consumption and Labor in Europe

The aim of this blog post is to compute the implicit tax rates (ITR) on consumption, labour and corporate income for France, Italy, Spain, Germany and the Euro Area since 1995. We use as reference the report on Taxation trends in the European Union (2019) from the European Commission, and the previous reports since 2014. This database is built and updated...

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Access the free economic database DBnomics with R

October 21, 2019
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Access the free economic database DBnomics with R

DBnomics : the world’s economic database Explore all the economic data from different providers (national and international statistical institutes, central banks, etc.), for free, following the link db.nomics.world. You can also retrieve all the economic data through the rdbnomics package here. This blog post describes the different ways to do so. Fetch time series by ids First, let’s assume that we know which series we...

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