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  • The Canadian Socio-Economic Information Management System (CANSIM) comprises over 40 million time series dealing with a variety of economic, social, financial and monetary issues of Canada.
  • As of 4th of January 2010 CANSIM is updated daily.
  • Access to the CANSIM database requires a license agreement with Statistics Canada and the CHASS Computing Facility. Access to CANSIM (via this WWW server) is only possible for the current subscribers.
  • Historical versions of CANSIM available only at CHASS
 

 
  • The Canadian Census Analyser provides access to Canadian Census Data. The Census Analyser now includes access to:
    - 2001, 1996, 1991, 1986, 1981 Enumeration Area level Profile Tables
    - 2001, 1996, 1991, 1986, 1981, 1971, 1961 Census Tract level Profile Tables
    - 2001, 1996, 1991 Provincial and Federal District Profile Tables
    - 2001, 1996, 1991, 1986, 1981, 1971 Individual Microdata Files.
  • Access is restricted to all CENSUS subscribers who are also members of the DLI, and also to the University of Toronto faculty, staff, and students.
 

 
  • The Trade Analyser includes tables for world trade data, and separate extensive tables for Canadian imports and exports.
    - Canadian Imports and Canadian Exports present statistics of Canadian merchandise trade with 200 countries. Based on the Harmonised System. Canadian imports are classified at the HS 10-digit level and exports at the HS 8-digit level. Features international trade by province, and Canadian trade with individual U.S. states.
    - World Trade is a complex matrix of international trade flows, created from data reported by member countries to the United Nations Statistical Office, broken down by trading partner and commodity. Value of trade is measured in U.S. dollars.
  • Access is restricted to the subscribers that have appropriate subscription agreements with CHASS, for academic research and teaching purposes only, and also to the University of Toronto faculty, staff, and students.
 

 
  • The International Monetary Fund (IMF) are:
    - International Financial Statistics (IFS)
    - Government Finance Statistics (GFS) (December 1994 ed.)
    - Directions of Trade Statistics (DOTS) (December 1994 ed.)
    - Balance of Payment Statistics (BOPS) (December 1994 ed.)
  • IFS data is released and updated monthly. The other three databases are currently not being distributed by IMF, and so won't be updated until IMF changes their policy.
  • Access to the IMF databases at CHASS is restricted to the University of Toronto faculty, students, and staff. Access to IMF databases are opened to those academic institutions that are IMF subscribers and that also have subscription to CHASS's Search and Retrieval System.
 

 
  • The Canadian Financial Markets Research Centre (CFMRC) Summary Information Database (or CFMRC TSX Database for short) includes daily and monthly Toronto Stock Exchange trading information about specific securities as well as information on "price adjustments" such as dividends, stock splits, recapitalizations, etc. The database also includes daily and monthly indexes containing information on daily and monthly index levels as well as selected other financial markets information.
  • CFMRC TSX Annually is updated annually.
  • Use of the database is restricted to current faculty, students and staff of the University Of Toronto and those subscribing universities that have special agreements with the CHASS Facility of the University of Toronto, for academic research and teaching purposes only. The data may not be used for any commercial purposes.
 

 
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  • The Canadian Financial Markets Research Centre (CFMRC) Summary Information Database (or CFMRC TSX Database for short) includes daily and monthly Toronto Stock Exchange trading information about specific securities as well as information on "price adjustments" such as dividends, stock splits, recapitalizations, etc. The database also includes daily and monthly indexes containing information on daily and monthly index levels as well as selected other financial markets information.
  • CFMRC TSX Quarterly is updated quarterly.
  • Use of the database is restricted to current faculty, students and staff of the University Of Toronto and those subscribing universities that have special agreements with the CHASS Facility of the University of Toronto, for academic research and teaching purposes only. The data may not be used for any commercial purposes.
 

 
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  • Extensive and authoritative coverage of market, trading and corporate events for the Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange are provided in the TSX eReview and TSX Venture eReview, respectively. Sourced and verified by the exchanges, the eReviews are excellent tools to keep you informed on trading and corporate information for Canada’s primary stock exchanges.
  • The TSX eReview and TSX Venture eReview are monthly PDF publications produced by TSX Datalinx, an operating group of TMX Group Inc.
  • Access is allowed to users from academic institutions that have current agreements with TSX Datalinx and CHASS. The data may not be used for commercial purposes.
    TSX eReview, subscribers ; TSX Venture eReview, subscribers
 

 


  • The Citicorp macroeconomic database Basic Economics formerly known as CITIBASE, provides annual, quarterly, and monthly data about economic activities in the United States. The database contains approximately 9,000 series (quarterly edition) / 8,000 series (annual edition) about finance, industrial production, energy, productivity, prices, population and labor, and national income. It also includes various forecasts, population projections, and cyclical indicators.
  • The CITIBASE databases are updated quarterly or annually where applicable.
  • Access is allowed to users from the University of Toronto and other academic institutions who have current annual subscriptions or quarterly subscriptions to this database and appropriate agreements with CHASS.
 

 
  • The Financial Post Corporate Database contains financial and corporate information for approximately 4000 companies as well as series of yearly data for each company for more than 240 topics.
  • FPCD is updated annually.
  • Access is allowed to users from the University of Toronto and other academic institutions who have current subscriptions to this database and appropriate agreements with CHASS.
 

 
  • The Fundata Mutual Fund Database includes information for over 4000 active funds from almost 200 sponsor companies. Information includes fund status, type, RRSP indicators, sales/redemption charge, currency, dividend frequency, management fees, expense ratios, and percentage foreign invested. For each fund you may also retrieve time series of data, listing changes in total net assets, NAVPS, income and capital gain dividend per share, share balance and value of investment.
  • FUNDATAMF is updated monthly.
  • Access is allowed to users from the University of Toronto and other academic institutions who have current subscriptions to this database and appropriate agreements with CHASS.
 

 
  • The CRSP Database provides access NYSE/AMEX/Nasdaq daily and monthly security prices and other historical data related to over 20,000 companies. The data is provided by the Center for Research in Security Prices, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago.
  • CRSP is updated annually.
  • Access is allowed to users from the University of Toronto and other academic institutions who have current subscriptions to this database and appropriate agreements with CHASS.
 

 
  • The COMPUSTAT Database provides access to the data compiled and distributed annually, by a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies. COMPUSTAT is a database of financial, statistical, and market information. It provides more than 340 annual and 120 quarterly Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Flow of Funds, and supplemental data items on more than 10,000 active and 9,400 inactive companies. This database includes tables for Canadian and U.S. companies.
  • COMPUSTAT is updated annually.
  • Access is allowed to users from the University of Toronto and other academic institutions who have current subscriptions to this database and appropriate agreements with CHASS.
 

 
  • The Dun & Bradstreet - Industry Norms & Key Business Ratios Database provides users with a set of business ratios, measured as relationships between companies' balance sheet and income statement categories, across industries classified as per Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes.
    "Industry norms" is a concept of juxtaposing an individual company's balance sheet and income statement ratios against "norms" derived from the industry group (as per the SIC code) to which the company belongs.
    We also provide an interface to enter an individual company's data and compare them with that company's industry norms.
  • INKBR is updated annually.
  • Access is allowed to users from the University of Toronto and other academic institutions who have current subscriptions to this database and appropriate agreements with CHASS.
 

 
  • The UTL/DLS Microdata Analysis & Subsetting Database interface (using SDA software made by University of California, Berkeley ) provides interactive access to a growing list of selected microdata files. It has the capability to do on-line analyses (cross-tabulations, means, correlations, regressions, etc.), as well as download customized subsets of the data for further analyses with the software of their choice (SAS, SPSS, Stata, etc.).
  • MDAS is updated by University of Toronto Data Library Service.
  • Access is allowed to users from the University of Toronto and other academic institutions who have current subscriptions to this database and appropriate agreements with CHASS.
 

 
  • The OECD National Accounts Database contains detailed national income statistics (main aggregates and industry-specific tables). Data are available for the OECD member countries and 3 economic zones. The database contains about 30,000 series through 1993.
  • OECD is no longer being updated at CHASS.
  • Access is currently restricted to the University of Toronto faculty, staff, and students.
 

 
  • The two World Bank databases are:
    - World Bank World Tables of Social and Economic Indicators (18,209 series covering period of 1950-1991.)
    - World Bank Debt Tables
    (24,083 series covering period 1950-1991.)
  • WBK is no longer being updated at CHASS.
  • Access is currently restricted to the University of Toronto faculty, staff, and students.
 

 


  • The Penn World Tables, Mark 6.1, provides purchasing power parity and national income accounts converted to international prices for 179 countries for some or all of the years 1950-2000.
  • The Penn World Tables, Mark 5.6, includes the Summers/Heston macroeconomic data set covering 30 subjects for 152 countries. The current data covers years 1950-1992.
  • Access to this database is open to everyone and is free.
 

 
  • Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd edition.
  • Access is restricted to the University of Toronto faculty, staff, and students.
 


For subscription information to any of these databases please contact CHASS Support

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