Produces statistics on employment and unemployment; projections of the labor force and employment by industry and occupation; consumer expenditures; prices and inflation at various levels of the economy; wages and employee benefits; collective bargaining; and productivity and technological changes in U.S. industries. Collects and reports data on the occurrence of work-related injuries and illnesses in private industry and on work-related fatal injuries in private and public-sector establishments
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. Site includes research on climate change, progress in developing nations, and global trends. A good source for financial and statistical information on Third World countries.
UNESCO is the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. The Social and Human Sciences Documentation Centre promotes international cooperation in social sciences by exchange of information. Databases included here are Africa South of the Sahara, Poverty, and Migration, as well as other data and publications.
The International Monetary Fund is an organization established to promote international monetary cooperation, exchange stability, and orderly exchange arrangements; to foster economic growth and high levels of employment; and to provide temporary financial assistance to countries to help ease balance of payments adjustment. Data and statistics as well as publications, cover a wide range of information related to the IMF.
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. Databases on their site include the WHO Statistical Information System, Global InfoBase Online, Global Health Atlas, and Regional Statistics. Topics also include: Mortality and health, risk factors, health care systems, diseases, child health, and maternal care.
ICPSR is a serves member colleges and universities by providing access to a large archive of machine-readable social science data, training facilities in basic and advanced techniques of quantitative social analysis, and resources that facilitate the use of advanced computer technology by social scientists. The primary mission of the ICPSR Web site is to provide to the social science research community efficient search capabilities to facilitate quick and easy access to data.
SourceOECD is the publications portal of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and consists of sections that include Books and Reports by Theme, Periodicals, reference titles, and Statistical databases. To access SourceOECD users have to subscribe to the portal on an annual basis. OECD, based in Paris, France, is a forum permitting governments of industrialized democracies to study and formulate policies in all economic and social spheres.
Researchers and entrepreneurs are provided with comprehensive business and demographic information valuable to assess business viability, create sales leads and marketing mailing lists, complete location analyses and business plans, analyze population trends, find potential sponsors and donors and much more. This versatile database is useful for those who want to start a business as well as those who want to take their established business to the next level. Michigan residents or WSU community.