KOF Index of Globalization

Introduction

The KOF Index of Globalization measures the three main dimensions of globalization: In addition to three indices measuring these dimensions, we calculate an overall index of globalization and sub-indices referring to Data are available on a yearly basis for 207 countries over the period 1970 - 2010.

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Please quote this data set as:

Dreher, Axel (2006): Does Globalization Affect Growth? Evidence from a new Index of Globalization, Applied Economics 38, 10: 1091-1110.

Updated in:
Dreher, Axel, Noel Gaston and Pim Martens (2008), Measuring Globalisation – Gauging its Consequences (New York: Springer).

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This version: March, 1, 2013.

Download old index data

The following archives contain old files with raw index datasets, methods, variables and definitions from 2002 and 2005-2012:

Globalization Index 2012 (zip, 2.0 MB)
Globalization Index 2011 (zip, 1.2 MB)
Globalization Index 2010 (zip, 1.1 MB)
Globalization Index 2009 (zip, 1.1 MB)
Globalization Index 2008 (zip, 782 kb)
Globalization Index 2007 (zip, 658 kb)
Globalization Index 2006 (zip, 804 kb)
Globalization Index 2005 (zip, 377 kb)
Globalization Index 2002 (zip, 123 kb)