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Databases by Subject

Sovereign DebtAccess


Current and historical financial information on individual equities, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, and futures for both international and domestic markets.
  • Current HBS faculty, students, and staff in the Exchange
  • Authorized Baker visitors

Political risk data from the PRS Group is drawn from two risk methodologies: Political Risk Services and the International Country Risk Guide.
  • HU PIN
  • Authorized Baker visitors


Historical, global coverage of equities, stock markets, commodities, futures, currencies, options, bond markets, company financials, and economic data.
  • Current HU faculty, students, and staff in Baker

GDF Online - Global Development Finance

External debt and financial flow data for the 136 countries that report public and publicly guaranteed debt to the World Bank's Debtor Reporting System.
  • HU PIN
  • Authorized Baker visitors

Global Financial Data

Comprehensive economic and financial time-series database covering 150 countries and 6,500 different data series.
  • HU PIN


Historical tick by tick data for US Treasury issues (current year not available).
  • Current HU faculty, students, and staff

Institutional Investor Journals

Full text of current and back issues of quarterly publications covering research on global investment and finance.
  • HU PIN
  • Authorized Baker visitors

Moody's Default & Recovery Database

Corporate and sovereign default and recovery rates and reports. Includes quarterly reports on the performance of Moody's corporate debt and structured finance ratings.
  • Current HBS faculty, doctoral students, and staff via Research Services

Political Risk Service - PRS (see

Standard & Poor's Ratings Direct

Access to credit research on bond issues from around the world, including public finance and structured finance issues.
  • HBS intranet

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