Department of Economics & Finance
College of Business - City University of Hong Kong AACSB International EQUIS - European Quality Improvement System

Research Database and Facilities

Databases and Softwares

The Department provides a number of databases, information systems and softwares to facilitate research and teaching.

Databases and Information Systems

  • The following databases are available through WRDS
    • Audit Analytic
    • Bank regulatory
    • Boardex (North America)
    • Bureau Van Dijk (Bankscope)
    • Capital IQ (Capital Structure and Credit rating)
    • Compustat (North America, Global, Bank, Historical Segments, and Execucomp )
    • CRSP (Stock, Index, Treasury, and Crsp/Compustat merged databases)
    • IBES
    • ISS
    • Mergent FISD
    • TRACE 
  • The following databases are available in CityU library 
    • Bankscope
    • Factiva
    • OECD Library
    • Osiris
    • Thompson One (SDC platinum)
  • The following databases are available in EF department
    • Bloomberg Professional Service
    • CEIC Asia Database Version dX
    • CMA CDS data
    • Chinese Industry Enterprises Database (1998-2007)
    • CSMAR
    • DataStream
    • Economic Property Research Centre
    • FactSet
    • IMF
    • Option Metric (IvyDB US and Global Indices)
    • PACAP
    • WIND Financial Database (WFT) 

Software

  • Adobe Acrobat 
  • E-Views
  • FTS System Manager
  • GAUSS 
  • IBM SPSS Statistics 
  • MathType
  • MATLAB 
  • Minitab 
  • Python
  • Rotman Interactive Trader Client
  • SAS 
  • Scientific WorkPlace 
  • Scientific WorkPlace with MuPAD Pro 3
  • STATA
  • RATS (Regression Analysis of Time Series)
  • Visual Studio
  • zTree