The World Development Indicators (WDI) provides a comprehensive selection of economic, social and environmental indicators, drawing on data from the World Bank and more than 30 partner agencies. The database covers more than 900 indicators for 210 economies with data back to 1960. Specific series and countries/groups can be selected for specific year ranges, and data can be exported.
Consists of over 35 themed collections of more than 90,000 declassified and FOIA'd documents that led to U.S. policy decisions. Includes collections on Afghanistan, Chile, China, Colombia, El Salvador, Iran, Japan, Korea, Nicaragua, Peru, the Philippines, South Africa, and the Soviet Union. Topic collections include The Berlin Crisis, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Vietnam War and more.
A database of statistical statements on current social, economic, political, environmental and health issues, derived from 300 newspapers and periodicals, the Congressional Record, and Congressional hearings from 1984 to 2003. It functions as a handy source of recent statistics and facts, much like an almanac.
Economic and financial time series data from around the world covering stocks, equities, futures, production, exchange and interest rates, balance of payments, national income accounts, etc.
Due to declining use, the University Library has decided not to renew IHS Global Insight, as of late 2012. Some of this same data can be found in alternative resources, such as the IMF databases, OECD iLibrary, and US government statistial sources. For help with statistics and data questions, contact the Clark Library 734/764-0410. http://www.lib.umich.edu/clark-library
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Contains references to nearly 2 million journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, research and conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, etc. concerning public affairs and public policy worldwide.
Provides citations to U.S. federal government publications. Contains references to books, reports, studies, serials, maps and other publications. Topics covered include finance, business, demographics, foreign relations, public health and social issues.
The U.S. Congressional Serial Set and the American State Papers. The Serial Set contains all the official Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives from 1789 to the present. Also includes presidential messages and treaty documents. The Serial Set is an extraordinary collection of primary source material on all aspects of American history. Includes over 62,000 maps which can be searched separately or together with the Serial Set.