samadb: South Africa Macroeconomic Database API

An R API providing access to a relational database with macroeconomic time series data for South Africa, obtained from the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) and Statistics South Africa (STATSSA), and updated on a weekly basis via the EconData <> platform and automated scraping of the SARB and STATSSA websites. The database is maintained at the Department of Economics at Stellenbosch University.

Version: 0.3.0
Depends: R (≥ 3.3.0)
Imports: DBI, RMySQL, writexl, data.table, collapse (≥ 2.0.0)
Suggests: testthat (≥ 3.0.0)
Published: 2024-05-24
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.samadb
Author: Sebastian Krantz [aut, cre]
Maintainer: Sebastian Krantz <sebastian.krantz at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: NEWS
In views: TimeSeries
CRAN checks: samadb results


Reference manual: samadb.pdf


Package source: samadb_0.3.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): samadb_0.3.0.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): samadb_0.3.0.tgz, r-release (x86_64): samadb_0.3.0.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): samadb_0.3.0.tgz
Old sources: samadb archive


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