Customized Google search of 700 of the most important US and international think tanks. Think tanks are institutions affiliated with universities, governments, advocacy groups, foundations, non-governmental organizations, and businesses that generate public policy research and analysis.
Papers and reports on topics of current public policy interest, including criminal justice, education, health, national security and international affairs, energy, environment, and science and technology. Contains indexing records for all of RAND's publicly available documents, many with links to full text reports.
World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University (UNU-WIDER) is the first research and training centre of the United Nations University (UNU). UNU-WIDER undertakes applied research and policy analysis on global development and poverty issues. (Source: Vendor website.) The publications section links to Discussion Papers, Research Papers, Policy Briefs, Working Papers, and the WIDER Angle newsletter.
Published by the World Bank and updated quarterly, WDI online covers statistics on over 1400 development indicators from over 200 countries. Data includes major economic indicators, information on population, health, gender, poverty, natural resources, financial matters, environmental variables, and other topics related to economic and social development.
Access: No restrictions. Coverage: 1960 - present, updated quarterly.
CIFP represents an on-going effort to identify and assemble statistical information conveying the key features of the political, economic, social and cultural environments of countries around the world.
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