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  • Research Tools from the Library Ukraine Training Mission, May, 2010
  • Research Tools from the Library Ukraine Training Mission, May, 2010
  • Research Tools from the Library Ukraine Training Mission, May, 2010
  • Research Tools from the Library Ukraine Training Mission, May, 2010
  • Statistical Resources

    1. 1. Statistical Resources Online Joint Bank-Fund Library World Bank Group Library Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
    2. 2. <ul><li>DDP Development Data Platform </li></ul><ul><li>iSimulate </li></ul><ul><li>GEM- Global Economic Monitor </li></ul><ul><li>Statistical Resources Online (library compilation of links) </li></ul><ul><li>Finding Excel files in Google </li></ul>Agenda
    3. 3. DDP Development Data http://ddp/ <ul><li>Hotline email [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>a comprehensive statistical system containing major social, macro, financial, and demographic datasets collected by the Bank and other agencies. </li></ul><ul><li>Includes time-series and survey data. </li></ul><ul><li>Brings UN, IMF and Bank information and databases together in one place </li></ul><ul><li>Data retrieval function, with tools to analyze and publish their data </li></ul>
    4. 4. iSimulate http://isimulate.worldbank.org <ul><li>completely in-house (World Bank)developed platform to share economic models and allow users to execute custom simulations across the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>No specific software required on user’s side </li></ul><ul><li>Users can form “groups” to work in teams and share results </li></ul><ul><li>Anyone may register, process to control traffic on system, but all are welcome </li></ul>
    5. 5. Global Economic Monitor GEM http:www. worldbank .org/ gem <ul><li>World Bank online research service, updated each business day </li></ul><ul><li>Provides analysis of current economic trends, economic, financial and commodity data indicators </li></ul><ul><li>Includes growth and commodity forecasts and access to the iSimulate modeling platform </li></ul>
    6. 6. Statistical Resources Online Library site http://library <ul><li>Best online sources for international statistical information </li></ul><ul><li>Most are free Internet resources </li></ul><ul><li>Includes commercial databases licensed by the Library for Bank Group and Fund staff </li></ul>
    7. 7. EIU Country Data <ul><li>Is an analytical database of national economic indicators and forecasts, providing series for 201 countries </li></ul><ul><li>Series from 1980 present </li></ul><ul><li>Forecasts up to 25 years </li></ul><ul><li>Up to 320 series per country </li></ul><ul><li>Automatic graphic tools </li></ul><ul><li>Excel downloadable tables </li></ul>Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
    8. 8. Country Economic Data Sources <ul><li>EIU Country Data </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive database, source of macroeconomic indicators and forecasts </li></ul><ul><li>OECD Data </li></ul><ul><li>Statistics from the member countries, plus health and energy for non-members </li></ul><ul><li>CIS Statistics </li></ul><ul><li>Statistical portal incorporating 27 databases covering 30 member countries and BRICS Group </li></ul><ul><li>Consensus Forecasts </li></ul><ul><li>Monthly surveys covering estimates for principal macroeconomic variables </li></ul>
    9. 9. Finding Excel Files with Google <ul><li>Try searching for data on Google by limiting to the file type. Use Advanced Search. See below: </li></ul>
    10. 10. <ul><li>Use the online form to send us an e-mail </li></ul><ul><li>Send direct e-mail to librarians </li></ul>Ask! a Librarian Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
    11. 11. Thank you. Questions? <ul><ul><li>Best question earns a prize </li></ul></ul>Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010

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