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SDMXUSE: Stata module to import data from statistical agencies using the SDMX standard


  • Sébastien Fontenay

    () (Universite Catholique de Louvain)


sdmxuse imports data from statistical agencies using the SDMX standard. Available providers are the European Central Bank (ECB), Eurostat (ESTAT), the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) and the World Bank (WB). You can get a complete list of publicly available datasets from a provider by specifying the resource: dataflow. Then, you can obtain the Data Structure Definition (DSD) of a given dataset by specifying the resource: datastructure. Finally, you can download the dataset by specifying the resource: data.

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  • Sébastien Fontenay, 2016. "SDMXUSE: Stata module to import data from statistical agencies using the SDMX standard," Statistical Software Components S458231, Boston College Department of Economics, revised 30 Sep 2018.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s458231
    Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install sdmxuse". Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.

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