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Data Visualization Tools for Business Students

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

The OECD was created in 1961 to promote social and economic well being through understanding social, economics and environmental change and work to find solutions through collaboration and the exchange of information.  The OECD Data site houses all of the collected data from member countries

Data sets are organized by topics:

List of topics for datasets

Or country:

List of countries that datasets can be sorted by

Below is an example chart looking at share prices over time.  Users are able to customize:

  • Timeframe (example contains 20 years)
  • Increments (example is quarterly)
  • Geography (example is Eurozone against a backdrop of G7)
  • Formats include Chart, Table or Map

Included on the page are links to  related data and statistics as well as related OECD reports.  Images and data are downloadable, and there is an option to embed charts and tables as widgets.  Suggested citations are given.


OECD (2016), Share prices (indicator). doi: 10.1787/6ad82f42-en (Accessed on 13 December 2016)

Level: Easy

Interactivity: Yes

Cost: Free

Citations: Provided