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International

TransMonEE database

'Public Policies and Social Conditions: Monitoring the transition in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States', more commonly known as the MONEE project, was initiated by the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre in 1992. The project aim was to monitor, analyse and disseminate information on the situation of families in the region as it entered into an era of rapid social, political and economic changes.

Human development reports

Approximately 250 indicators in 35 subject areas covering every country. Includes: child mortality, profiles of human development and deprivation by country. Also has calories, safe water, malnourished children, under-5 mortality, child survival, low birth weight. Has Index of Human Development and formerly had Gini Coefficient (newer editions do not include the Gini Coefficient).

Development co-operation report, 1999: statistical annex.

The OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) is the primary forum where bilateral donors meet to discuss their aid programmes and issues related to aid for developing countries. The Development Co-operation Report provides an annual overview of aid trends and policy issues. This annual publication contains an important statistical annex. The CDROM included herewith presents all the tables included in the annex as well as the latest DAC
List of Aid Recipients used for statistical purposes and a glossary of key terms and concepts.

Creditor Reporting System (CRS), 1973-1998

Detailed data for long- and short-term debt stocks and service payments. Data are available for major country group, individual countries, and territories. The Creditor Reporting System (CRS) is an information system comprised of data on Official Development Assistance (ODA) and Official Aid (OA). The system has been in existence since 1967 and is sponsored jointly by the OECD and the World Bank, and operated by the OECD.

Comparative Welfare States Dataset, 2014 ed.

The data contained in this data set were collected by a project entitled "Comparative Welfare States in the 21st Century" directed by David Brady, Evelyne Huber, and John D. Stephens. The project was supported in 2011-13 by grants from the National Science Foundation ("Collaborative Research: Comparative Welfare States: A Public Use Archival Dataset,” SES 1059959 and 1061007). Additional support was provided by the Morehead Alumni Distinguished Professorship and the Margaret and Paul A. Johnston Professorships (funding the Gerhard E. Lenski, Jr.

Penn world tables version 6.3

Constructed by Robert Summers and Alan Heston of the University of Pennsylvania, together with the late Irving Kravis, the Penn World Tables are the definitive source for real national accounts data. The national accounts for each country, initially in their own currencies, are adjusted using detailed price data to obtain real national accounts in a common currency (U.S. dollars) across countries. These data are invaluable for making comparisons of Gross Domestic Product across countries, and for all manner of research on development and growth.

WHO mortality database

The WHO Mortality Database is a compilation of mortality data by age, sex and cause of death, as reported annually by Member States from their civil registration systems.

The most recent version of the database is available online from the World Health Organization (link below). Note that the Map & Data Library has also archived a copy of the 2008 edition, which is also available upon request.