Library adds 2016 UNIDO data to collection; with new platform interface

The EUI Library has acquired UN Industrial Development Organisation Industrial Statistics to release 2016. The platform has also been redesigned. UNIDO provides harmonised industrial development statistics for 166 countries from 1963 to present. Via the new interface, EUI users can now access all UNIDO data in INDSTAT 2 (without accessing INDSTAT 4). MVA 2016 and CIP 2016 are also available. UNIDO INDSTAT2 industrial data are presented at the 2-digit level of the International Standard Industrial Classification of economic activities (manufacturing sector) comprising 23 industries.

European Year of Development 2015

2015 is a special year for development. It is the first ever European Year to deal with the European Union’s external action and Europe‚Äôs role in the world. For development organisations all over Europe it is an unparalleled opportunity to showcase Europe’s commitment to eradicating poverty worldwide and to inspire more Europeans to get engaged and involved in development. 2015 is also the year in which the Millennium Development Goals that the world agreed to reach in 2000, and in which the international community will agree on the future global framework for poverty eradication and sustainable development[…]

MIT-Harvard Atlas of Economic Complexity online and paper versions for development research

The Observatory of Economic Complexity – a joint initiative of the MIT Media Lab and the Harvard Center for International Development – has issued the 2014 Atlas of Economic Complexity providing global trade and development data, network graphics and data visualisations. The paper version of the Atlas is available at EUI Library shelfmark 337. Related resources are on the Library’s macroeconomic data page.