I'm trying to access OECD data through their API

The documentation says the query string should look like this:

http://stats.oecd.org/SDMX-JSON/data/<dataset identifier>/<filter expression>/<agency name>

with a working example being:


I'd like to change the <dataset identifier> to point to different datasets, but I can't find the Ids used. The documentation states:

Available datasets are listed in the catalogue of OECD databases with API. Queries can be built using the Export / Developer API feature of the dataset browser.

But the catalogue doesn't appear to have an Export / Developer API feature. how can I find the correct API strings?

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I've found the XML description here:


After digging through this R package https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/OECD/OECD.pdf

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