Study and research guides designed specifically for advanced high school students, college students and selected graduate students. They consist of comprehensive, yet concise topic summary articles of about 3,000 words in length written by researchers, scholars and other subject matter experts.
The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.
34 databases - 60 million records United Nations statistical databases accessible through a single entry point. Databases, tables and glossaries-Agriculture, Education, Employment, Energy, Environment, Health, Human Development, Industry, Information and Communication Technology, National Accounts, Population, Tourism, Trade, and Millennium Development Goals indicators.
"Data dissemination system with free access to comprehensive statistical time series and indicators essential for the analysis of world trade, investment, international financial flows, and development."
The e-Atlas of Global Development is a free, online, interactive tool, which maps and graphs more than 175 indicators from the World Bank's development database for anyone interested in better understanding today's critical development issues.
• easily and quickly map and chart economic and social indicators
• compare country outcomes
• export customized, professional quality, full color maps and graphs
• create scalable maps, timeline graphing, and ranking tables
• import and export data and graphics
Critical issues such as poverty, food production, population growth, climate change, international trade, and foreign direct investment are covered.