Index of private financial openness

Dataset

Description

Database of the index of countries’ private financial openness (PRIFO). The index is defined as the sum of countries’ private foreign assets and private foreign liabilities divided by GDP. This measure is market-based because it focuses on private agents' willingness and ability to invest abroad and to incur foreign debt. See Steiner (2018) for details.
Literature: Steiner, Andreas (2018), “Measuring De Facto Financial Openness: A New Market-Based Index,“ University of Groningen, mimeo.
Datum van beschikbaarheid2018
UitgeverUniversity of Groningen
Tijdelijke dekking1970 - 2015
Datum van data-aanmaak2018
Geografische dekkingGlobal

Keywords on Datasets

  • Financial openness
  • Financial integration
  • Private versus official capital

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