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Economics Library Guide: GLOBAL STATS PRINT

Global Statistical Reference Sources

Reference materials are available for in-library use only and are shelved alphabetically by call number in the Reference Room. Ready Reference materials are held at the Reference Desk.

Atlas of Global Development Book CoverAtlas of Global Development: A Visual Guide to the World’s Greatest Challenges, 2nd Edition  REF G1046 .G1 A85 2009
guide to the most critical issues facing the world. provides an overview of the world and its people. Through thematic maps, portrays in space the complexity of the development patterns. Locates development challenges and successes, and illustrates trends and comparative outcomes, relying on a large and up-to-date set of data collected by the World Bank to guide its development programs. >>About This Book / Read at Google Books

Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook REF G1 .C88 2005 (2 volumes)
Compilation of U.S. Department of State Reports on contemporary political and economic conditions, government personnel and policies, political parties, religions, history, education, press, radio and tv, climate, and other characteristics of selected countries of the world.

Demographic Yearbook (United Nations Statistics Division)
Disseminates statistics on population size and composition, births, deaths, marriage and divorce on an annual basis. Special topics issues cover a wide range of additional topics including economic activity, educational attainment, household characteristics, housing, ethnicity and language, among others.

The Europa World Year Book REF JN1 .E85 2006 (2 volumes)
Covers more than 250 countries and territories. Provides detailed country surveys containing the latest analytical, statistical and directory data.

International Trade Statistics Yearbook (Dept. of Economic & Social Affairs, UN)
REF HF91 .U473 2015 (2 volumes) 
Provides the basic information for individual countries’ external trade performances in terms of value, as well as in volume and price, the importance of trading partners and the significance of individual commodities imported and exported. Shows annual statistics up to the year 2007 for 180 countries or areas.

The International Year Book and Statesmen’s Who’s Who READY REF JA51 .I57 2017
International Organisations: Profiles the structure & functions of the world’s major international & national organisations from UN agencies to economic & trade organisations; States of the World: Current & comprehensive view of the political, economic & social landscape of the world’s countries; Biographies: Major international figures are profiled, from heads of state and politicians to diplomats, heads of inter-governmental organisations and heads of central banks.

Nations of the World: A Political, Economic & Business Handbook Book CoverNations of the World: A Political, Economic & Business Handbook
REF HF1010 .N37 2012
Profiles every nation and self-governing territory around the world. Political, economic and business information, supplemented by maps, charts and tables. Offers tremendous insight into the living conditions, social standings and economic climates of 232 nations. Every country profile has been reviewed and updated. Dozens of contributors have written thoughtful and comprehensive country essays. >>About This Book

The Princeton Encyclopedia of the World Economy Book CoverThe Princeton Encyclopedia of the World Economy REF HF1373 .P75 2009 (2 volumes)
300+ entries covering a wide range of topics in international trade, finance, production, and economic development.Topics include concepts and principles, models and theory, institutions and agreements, policies and instruments, analysis and tools, and sectors and special issues. >>About This Book / Google Books Preview

The Statesman’s Yearbook: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World
READY REF JA51 .S7 2017
This reference work presents a political, economic and social account of every country of the world together with facts and analysis.

Statistical Yearbook (United Nations Statistics Division)
Organized into four parts: First, World and Region Summary, presents key world and regional aggregates and totals. Parts two, three, and four cover, respectively, population and social topics, national economic activity, and international economic relations.

World Almanac and Book of Facts READY REF AY67 .N5 W7 2017
Previous editions back to 1923 in the general collection at call number AY67 .N5 W7

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations Book CoverWorldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations REF G63 .W67 2004x (6 volumes)
United Nations; Africa; Americas; Asia and Oceania; Europe; and World Leaders. Reflecting the ever-changing status of the world geopolitical situation, the 11th Edition includes entries for 193 countries. >>About This Book