Charles M. Cooper Library | Databases

  • AEA Resources for Economists on the Internet, International Trade Statistics (ITC): Free access.
  • Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts: Only accessible from UNU-MERIT.
  • Chinese Statistical Yearbooks: 1981 – present day.
  • COMTRADE (UNSD): Presents trade data (export / import) of defined commodities (SITC Rev.1, . HS2002) for nearly all countries in the world. Contains world trade data from 1962 to the present day; only accessible from UNU-MERIT.
  • DOAJ: Article database: Directory of Open Access Journals; free access.
  • EBSCO A-Z: A-to-Z listing of journals and newspapers available online via the UNU network.
  • EconLit: Reference database, only accessible from UNU-MERIT.
  • ERIC: Education Resources Information Center reference database; only accessible from UNU-MERIT.
  • Espacenet – EPO: Patent database and patent citation index, freely accessible
  • EU-SILC: The European Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) is an instrument aiming at collecting timely and comparable cross-sectional and longitudinal multidimensional microdata on income, poverty, social exclusion and living conditions. This database is only accessible within the UNU-MERIT network; password and (EUROSTAT) permission is necessary to access and use. Please ask library staff for further access details. Due to high privacy and data protection issues this micro-data is only available for research staff and PhD students under strict conditions.
  • EUROSTAT: European Union statistics; free access.
  • IMF Data: Only accessible from UNU-MERIT.
  • Institutional Profiles Database: Set of indicators on the institutional characteristics of 123 developed and developing countries.
  • International Bibliography of Social Sciences (IBSS)
  • JSTOR: Article database/archive; only accessible from UNU-MERIT.
  • LABORSTA: ILO labour statistics; free access.
  • Monthly Bulletin of Statistics Online (UNSD): Information and statistics; only accessible from UNU-MERIT.
  • OECDiLibrary: Full-text books, periodicals and statistics from the OECD; only accessible from UNU-MERIT.
  • Oxford Scholarship Online: Economics and Finance: OUP e-books in economics and finance; only accessible from UNU-MERIT.
  • Oxford Scholarship Online: Political Science: OUP e-books in political science; only accessible from UNU-MERIT.
  • PATSTAT: European Patent Office master documentation database (DOCDB) with worldwide coverage, containing 20 tables including bibliographic data, citations and patent family links. This database is loaded into an SQL server and only accessible within the UNU-MERIT network. Please ask systems admin and/or library staff for further access details.
  • Pressreader: News aggregator including newspapers, magazines and popular journals in a large number of languages; only accessible from UNU-MERIT.
  • ProdCom: Statistics on the production of manufactured goods: Eurostat; public domain.
  • ScienceDirect: Article database: Elsevier journals, only accessible from UNU-MERIT.
  • SCOPUS: Citation index and abstract database: only accessible from UNU-MERIT.
  • UMI Proquest: Article database; only accessible from UNU-MERIT.
  • UNCTAD Statistics: Free access.
  • UNCTAD-TRAINS (TRade Analysis and INformation System): Trade statistics; free access.
  • UNESCO Institute for Statistics: Free access.
  • UN Statistics (UNSD data): Some free data but most only accessible from UNU-MERIT.
  • WTID: The World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Database Online Service contains time series data for the years 1960, 1965, 1970 and annually from 1975 to 2013 for around 140 telecommunication/ICT statistics covering fixed telephone network, mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions, quality of service, Internet, traffic, staff, prices, revenue, investment and statistics on ICT access and use by households and individuals. Password based use. Please ask library staff for further access details.
  • World Bank Documents & Reports: WB full-text database including WB Technical Papers, WB Policy Research Papers, WB Discussion Papers, IFC Working Papers etc.; free access.
  • World Bank e-Library: World Bank publications database; only accessible from UNU-MERIT.
  • World Bank, World Databank
  • World Bank, World Integrated Trade Solution: Trade and tariff related data and software.
  • World Income Inequality Database (WIID): Data on income distribution, free access.
  • World Investment Report (UNCTAD): Free access.
  • WTO Documents Online: WTO documentation from 1995 to present day; updated daily, free access.

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