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Research Data Center of the Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE

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The SAFE Research Data Center not only draws on the usual international economic data sources, but also collects new European data sets, merges and prepares existing ones. The aim is to put the five central research areas of SAFE on a common European data basis.
  • Status: Preliminary
  • Data Offer: Qualitative

About the Data Centre

Research on German and European financial markets suffers from a lack of pan-European data sets. Also, existing data sets do not provide a standard identification of, for example, companies. Therefore, researchers often utilize data from the United States where the integration of different databases is more advanced. As a consequence, empirical analyses are mostly based on non-European data. However, because of the institutional differences, political recommendations that result from these analyses cannot – or only in a limited scope – be transferred to the European area.

To overcome this problem, the SAFE Research Data Center not only draws on the usual international data sources but also creates new European data sets, combines existing data sets and processes them. The aim is to place the five central research areas of SAFE on a common European data footing.

Available Data

ECB Securites Lending (CSPP, PSPP), GC Pooling, SAFE working papers related research data, Individual trading records from retail brokerage, Transaction-based data from retail bank combined with panel survey, European historical data.

Contact

Leibniz-Institut für Finanzmarktforschung SAFE
Research Data Center
Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 3
60323 Frankfurt am Main

Tel.: + 49 69 798 30080
Fax: +49 69 798 30077
E-Mail: datacenter@safe-frankfurt.de