Political and economic data on over 140 countries and forecasts political risk ratings (from the International Country Risk Guide) from 1984 - present. Customizable downloading in multiple formats.
Strategy For Finding Data.
Ask the question: What organization or agency would likely collect this data?
Government Agencies? Government Agencies collect data at all levels to aid policy decisions. It is generally distributed free via the internet. Organizations ? Larger data sets are generally available in SPSS, Excel, SAS or Stata formats.
Statistical data on Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development countries. Data from November 2000. Full text available for some periodicals with the subscription , but not all. Data is extractable accross 14 datasets.
NOTE: International Energy Agency (IEA) statistics are not included in this subscription.
The GHO data repository provides access to over 50 datasets on priority health topicsincluding mortality and burden of diseases, the Millennium Development Goals (child nutrition, child health, maternal and reproductive health,
Includes multiple databases: International Financial Statistics; Government Finance Statistics; Balance of Trade Statistics; and balance of payment statistics. Data from 1948 - present for some data points.