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The South-Eastern European Monetary History Network (SEEMHN) is a community of financial and monetary historians, economists and statisticians, established in April 2006 on the initiative of the Bulgarian National Bank and the Bank of Greece. Its main objective is to spread knowledge about SEE monetary history and policy as an integral part of the European experience.

Participants of the SEEMHN Data Collection Task Force (DCTF) are the Bank of Albania, the Bank of Greece, the Bulgarian National Bank, the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, the National Bank of Romania, the National Bank of Serbia and the Oesterreichische Nationalbank. Those seven central banks have agreed to contribute to the joint publication of a data volume of harmonized long-run time series on monetary, financial and other macroeconomic variables. The data volume is entitled South-Eastern European Monetary and Economic Statistics from the Nineteenth Century to World War II and appearead in 2014.

South-Eastern European Monetary and Economic Statistics from the Nineteenth Century to World War II   

This new statistical data volume provides historical macroeconomic data on South-Eastern Europe in the 19th and 20th centuries. These statistical data were compiled by the central banks of Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Serbia, Turkey and Austria.

Promoting Knowledge of South-Eastern European Monetary History
The South-East European Monetary History Network (SEEMHN) brings together financial and monetary historians, economists and statisticians. It was established in April 2006 upon the initiative of the Bulgarian National Bank and the Bank of Greece. Its main objective is to promote knowledge of South-Eastern European monetary history and policy as an integral part of European history. Against this backdrop, the network organises annual conferences that focus on the study of specific phenomena and events connected with South-Eastern European countries, both from a historical and a comparative perspective.

Establishing a Unique Historical Time Series Database for South-Eastern Europe
Recognising the need for reliable data as a basis for empirical studies, the Bank of Albania, the Bank of Greece, the Bulgarian National Bank, the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, the National Bank of Romania, the National Bank of Serbia and the Oesterreichische Nationalbank have cooperated since 2006 to establish a database of 19th and 20th century monetary and financial data for South-Eastern Europe. This data volume represents a milestone in the joint endeavour to publish harmonised long-run time series on monetary, financial and other macroeconomic variables.

1. Download SEEMHN Data Volume and Annual and Monthly Data Tables

2. Project Motivation and Statements by Scholars and Central Bank Governors

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