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What does Brunei teach us about using Human Development Index rankings as a policy tool?
B. Michael (ed) / Social Science Research Network 2014
The Bruneian Government has set an ambitious target to achieve a top 10 ranking on the UNDP’s Human Development Index (HDI) by 2035. To achieve its objective (described in a national strategy document called the Wawasan 2035), B...
The data revolution: finding the missing millions
E. Stuart; E. Samman; W. Avis; T. Berliner / Overseas Development Institute 2015
For governments wanting to end poverty, steward sustainable environments and foster healthy, thriving populations one key element is impeding progress: data.  As many as 350 million people worldwide are not co...
Helpdesk Report: availability of school performance data and learning achievement
L. Bolton; J. Wright; T. Veale / Health and Education Advice and Resource Team 2014
This helpdesk report looks at available literature to answer the following questions: does the availability of school performance data have an effect on learning achievement? why and in what circumstances? ...
The Egypt labor market panel survey: introducing the 2012 round
R. Assaad; C. Krafft / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2013
Understanding Egypt’s labour market in this time is of great importance for the Egyptian decision makers. This paper introduces the 2012 round of the Egyptian Labour Market Panel Survey (ELMPS). The paper introduces the key char...
Understanding population projections: assumptions behind the numbers
T. Kaneda; J. Bremner / Population Reference Bureau 2014
Policymakers and program planners rely on population projections to assess future demand for resources such as food, water, and energy, as well as services such as health and education. Projections alert policymakers and planners to m...
Gender patterns and value of unpaid work: findings from China's first large-scale time use survey
X. Dong; X. An / United Nations Research Institute for Social Development 2012
In 2008, the first large-scale time-use survey (TUS) was carried out across China. This paper, produced by the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development, analyses the TUS data collected, describing the gender patterns a...
Older people count: making data fit for purpose
HelpAge International 2014
The world is ageing. In 2012 there were 810 million women and men aged 60 and over worldwide. Population ageing is happening in all regions of the world. It is progressing fastest in developing countries. Of 15 countries that currentl...
Statistics Related to Climate Change – India
S. Jeyalakshmi; V. Parameswaran; J. Mathew / Department of Statistics, India 2013
The present state of the environment with regard to climate change is reflected in the condition of the atmosphere and hydrological system of the earth. The various initiatives taken by India's Central Statistics Office (CSO)&nbs...
Selecting a targeting method to identify BPL households in India
S. Seth; S. Alkire / Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative 2012
The identification of 'Who is Poor' is a central question in both targeting and measurement exercises.This paper proposes how to select a methodology to target multidimensionally poor households, and how to update that targeting exerc...
Including older women and men in HIV data
R. Albone / HelpAge International 2013
A key challenge in addressing the needs of older women and men living with and affected by HIV has long been the exclusion of people aged 50 and over in HIV monitoring and reporting. This paper explores how data on HIV is colle...
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The Egypt labor market panel survey: introducing the 2012 round
R. Assaad; C. Krafft / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2013
Understanding Egypt’s labour market in this time is of great importance for the Egyptian decision makers. This paper introduces the 2012 round of the Egyptian Labour Market Panel Survey (ELMPS). The paper introduces the key char...
Understanding population projections: assumptions behind the numbers
T. Kaneda; J. Bremner / Population Reference Bureau 2014
Policymakers and program planners rely on population projections to assess future demand for resources such as food, water, and energy, as well as services such as health and education. Projections alert policymakers and planners to m...
Gender patterns and value of unpaid work: findings from China's first large-scale time use survey
X. Dong; X. An / United Nations Research Institute for Social Development 2012
In 2008, the first large-scale time-use survey (TUS) was carried out across China. This paper, produced by the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development, analyses the TUS data collected, describing the gender patterns a...
Older people count: making data fit for purpose
HelpAge International 2014
The world is ageing. In 2012 there were 810 million women and men aged 60 and over worldwide. Population ageing is happening in all regions of the world. It is progressing fastest in developing countries. Of 15 countries that currentl...
Statistics Related to Climate Change – India
S. Jeyalakshmi; V. Parameswaran; J. Mathew / Department of Statistics, India 2013
The present state of the environment with regard to climate change is reflected in the condition of the atmosphere and hydrological system of the earth. The various initiatives taken by India's Central Statistics Office (CSO)&nbs...
Selecting a targeting method to identify BPL households in India
S. Seth; S. Alkire / Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative 2012
The identification of 'Who is Poor' is a central question in both targeting and measurement exercises.This paper proposes how to select a methodology to target multidimensionally poor households, and how to update that targeting exerc...
Including older women and men in HIV data
R. Albone / HelpAge International 2013
A key challenge in addressing the needs of older women and men living with and affected by HIV has long been the exclusion of people aged 50 and over in HIV monitoring and reporting. This paper explores how data on HIV is colle...
Research Excellence Framework: Panel criteria and working methods
Research Excellence Framework 2012
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) is the new system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions (HEIs). This document sets out the assessment criteria and working methods of the main and ...
2013 World Population Data Sheet
Population Reference Bureau 2013
The 2013 Data Sheet provides detailed information on 20 population, health, and environment indicators for more than 200 countries, and has a special focus on wealth and income inequality. The data sheet is accompanied by an interacti...
World population prospects, the 2012 revision, volume I: comprehensive tables
United Nations Population Division 2013
According to the 2012 Revision of the official United Nations population estimates and projections, the world population of 7.2 billion in mid-2013 is projected to increase by almost one billion people within the next twelve years, re...
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The Ministry of Tribal Affairs
The Ministry was set up in 1999 after the bifurcation of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment with the objective of providing more focused approach on the integrated socio-economic development of the Scheduled Tribes (STs), the most underprivileged of the Indian Society, in a coordinated and planned manner.
International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)
The IUSSP aims is to promote the scientific study of population, encourage exchange between researchers around the globe, and stimulate interest in population issues.To further its mission, the IUSSP:organizes seminars and workshops to further scientific knowledgeorganizes training and distance-learning activities to improve the research capacity...
Data Revolution Group
Data Revolution Group is the United Nations Secretary General's Independent Expert Advisory Group on the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development, set up to offer inputs to shape “an ambitious and achievable vision” for a future development agenda beyond 2015 to succeed the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Their culminating report is: A World That Coun...
African Development Bank Data Portal
The AFDB Statistical Data Portal has been developed in response to the increasing demand for statistical data and indicators relating to African Countries. The Portal provides multiple customised tools to gather indicators, analyse them, and export them into multiple formats. With the Data Portal, you can visualise Socio-Economic indicators over a period of time, gain access to presentation-ready...
Department of Economics, Strathclyde University
University department. Research interests in the Department are wide-ranging, with particular emphasis on Applied Microeconomics, Applied Econometrics, Regional Economics and Energy Economics.
Revista de Educação e Pesquisa em Contabilidade (RePEc)
Revista de Educação e Pesquisa em Contabilidade is an open access journal on education and research in accounting published in Brazil.
German Council for Social and Economic Data / Rates für Sozial- und Wirtschaftsdaten (RatSWD)
The German Council for Social and Economic Data (RatSWD) is an independent body of empirical researchers from universities, colleges, and other independent research institutions as well as representatives of important data producers and service centres. Working papers series deal primarily with the organisation of Germany’s official statistical system, government agency research,...
The Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon
The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University provide a range of academic undergraduate, graduate and MBA programmes. The research side of the school spans all of the functional areas of business and economics. The school’s graduate business research centers include: Carnegie Bosch Institute for Applied Studies in International Management...
Gapminder
Gapminder is a non-profit venture promoting sustainable global development and achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals by increased use and understanding of statistics and other information about social, economic and environmental development at local, national and global levels. Gapminder is an operating foundation that provides sevices as defined by the board, s...
Luxembourg Income Study (LIS)
The Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) is a cross-national data archive located in Luxembourg. The LIS archive contains two primary databases. The LIS Database includes income microdata from a large number of countries at multiple points in time. The newer LWS Database includes wealth microdata from a smaller selection of countries. Both databases include labour market and demographic data as wel...
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