[OpenSpending-discuss] API Open Source Exchange Rates - Deflator
rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Wed Feb 1 10:36:08 GMT 2012
On 31 January 2012 11:18, Christian Kreutz <christian.kreutz at okfn.org> wrote:
> Just want to link to this great resource: An API for Open Source Exchange Rates, which might be of interest for some spending projects.
Yes, had it on the DataHub for a while :-)
See also: http://thedatahub.org/dataset?q=exchange+rates
The main exchange rates dataset I've been working on is:
> The second point is a question, whether somebody works on deflators? (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GDP_deflator) There is already some stuff being done: http://wiki.openspending.org/Financial_Transformations_Toolkit , but I wonder if others have the same problem, that they have financial data for some years and need to calculate the value change (e.g. inflation rate).
I've worked on this quite a bit before for what a HowMuchToday style
service and have been working recently on this so would love to
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