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Balance of Payments Statistics (BOP)

Alternative Titles
Balance of Payments Statistics
BOPS
International Monetary Fund, IMF Stats, IMF Statistical Databases
Description

The BOP database contains time series data from 1948. Balance of Payments Statistics summarize, for a specific period, the economic transactions of an economy with the rest of the world. It reports total goods, services, factor income, and current transfers an economy receives from or provides to the rest of the world as well as capital transfers and changes in each economy's external financial claims and liabilities.

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Type
Statistics
Coverage
1948-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9957
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Direction of Trade Statistics (DOT)

Alternative Titles
Direction of Trade Statistics
DOTS
International Monetary Fund, IMF Stats
Description

The DOT database contains time series data from 1980. Direction of Trade Statistics provides critical data on the value of merchandise exports and imports between each country and all its trading partners. It reports total bilateral and multilateral exports and imports aggregated at national or regional group level.

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Type
Statistics
Coverage
1980-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9955
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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World Development Indicators

Alternative Titles
WDI
Description

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.

Type
Numeric Data
Coverage
1960 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9909
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Digital National Security Archive (DNSA)

Alternative Titles
Digital National Security Archive
DNSA
Description

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.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
Contains documents created from 1945 - 2010.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9867
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Matter of Fact

Alternative Titles
A Matter of Fact: a digest of current facts, with citations to sources (AMOF, MOF)
FactSearch
Description

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.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
1984 - 2003 Last updated in 2003.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9763
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Global Insight

Alternative Titles
Global Insight (Webstract)
Webstract
DRI
IHS Global Insight
Description

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

For comments on the cancellation of IHS Global Insight, contact ss.elec@umich.edu

 

Type
Article Index
Coverage
Varies by title
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9581
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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PAIS International: Public Affairs Information Service

Alternative Titles
PAIS International (Public Affairs Information Service) (CSA)
PAIS Archive
Public Affairs International
Description

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.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1915-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9553
Access
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American Law Yearbook

Alternative Titles
American Law Yearbook (GVRL)
Description
This annual supplement to West's Encyclopedia of American Law updates and expands the content with dozens of new topics. The 2005 edition covers the Schiavo case, the Michael Jackson case, and biographies of new attorney general Alberto Gonzales and other important government appointees, in addition to the Supreme Court docket and more. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Type
E-Book(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9495
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (GPO Monthly Catalog)

Description

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.

Type
Catalog
Coverage
1994 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9271
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
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U.S. Congressional Serial Set

Alternative Titles
U.S. Congressional Serial Set [ProQuest]
Serial Set
Lexis Nexis U.S. Congressional Serial Set
ProQuest Serial Set
Description

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.

Type
E-Book(s)
Map(s)
Coverage
Documents and maps: 1st Congress-present (1789- )
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9231
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Pages

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