The World Bank's Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) project reports aggregate and individual governance indicators for countries and territories for six dimensions of governance: Voice and Accountability, Political Stability and Absence of Violence, Government Effectiveness, Regulatory Quality, Rule of Law and Control of Corruption. Click on "Interactive Data Access" to access the most recent reports.
Provides in-depth, non-biased reporting and analysis of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy.
Commonly known as the Beige Book, this report is published eight times per year. Each Federal Reserve Bank gathers anecdotal information on current economic conditions in its District through reports from Bank and Branch directors and interviews with key business contacts, economists, market experts, and other sources. The Beige Book summarizes this information by District and sector.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute's statistical data & country profiles focusing on four themes: culture and communications, education, literacy, and science and technology.
This project studies behaviors and attitudes of Americans in key realms of their lives, including family, community, health, finance, work and leisure. The project explores these topics by combining original public opinion survey research with social, economic and demographic data analysis.
Web-based mapping application enabling creation of professional-quality thematic maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data. Users are encouraged to create a personal account within Simply Map. Without an account, click the "Login as Guest" option.
World Economic Forum report featuring the latest version of the Networked Readiness Index assessing the factors, policies, and institutions that enable a country to fully leverage Information & Communication Technologies (ICTs) for increased competitiveness and well-being.
Provides contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. Contents include full-text magazine, academic journal, and news articles; experiments, images, videos, audio files, and links to vetted websites.