A resource from Harvard University which maps accurate real data on global trade worldwide enabling great data visualizations. Topics covered include: Country files Growth projections to 2027 downloadable data such as International Trade Data Country-Product-Year Country-Partner-Product-Year Growth Projections and Complexity Rankings
Global Citizen solutions have ranked passports in terms ease of doing business, quality of life, and investment opportunities offered to a passport holder. Find out which passports they feel are the best to have. Consult the website for the full methodology.
Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2021: Unmasking disparities by ethnicity, caste and gender.Co-authored by OPHI and the United Nations Development Programme, this annual report provides estimates on multidimensional poverty for 109 developing countries (with data from surveys ranging 2009–2019/2020).It also presents multidimensional poverty estimates disaggregated by ethnicity and caste for 41 countries and considers the relationship […]
A new official gateway to explore data at country, sub-regional and regional levels on SDGs, Agenda 2063 and key socio-economic indicators for Africa. Explore by country or thematic profiles including health and energy.
Digital Library of the Caribbean: https://www.dloc.com/ – “a cooperative digital library for resources from and about the Caribbean and circum-Caribbean.” An extensive collection of primary source material contributed by a range of partner institutions. Topics covered include Economics, Politics, Race, Class, Gender, Religion, Language, Literature, Slavery and resistance and Culture.
On 14 April 2021, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Secretary-General’s Global Investors for Sustainable Development (GISD) Alliance launched the ‘SDG Investor Platform,’ an innovative tool to facilitate private sector investments that contribute to furthering the Sustainable Development Goals. It provides case studies by country and sector and information about investment opportunities by country, […]
A global knowledge platform on Integrated National Financing Frameworks (INFF), jointly developed by DESA/FSDO, UNDP and the European Commission. An integrated national financing framework (INFF) helps countries strengthen planning processes and overcome country level barriers to financing sustainable development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It aims to help bridge the gap between national development plans and the […]
Closing the gender pay gap will take 135 years according to shocking statistics from the latest Economic Forum report This report benchmarks the evolution of gender-based gaps in over 100 nations worldwide, focussing on four sectors: economic participation and opportunity; educational attainment; health and survival; and political empowerment. This year’s report considers the impact of the pandemic on gender […]
VoxDevLits New quick literature reviews from VOXDEv that aim to summarise the evidence base on narrowly defined topics related to development economics. Each is provided by a group of scholars and specialists. They are intended to be updated providing summaries of existing literature and studies on topics relating to development issues. The first one released is […]
3rd December is the International day of people with disabilities. The official UN page has reports, strategies and resolutions. According to WHO, over a billion worldwide live with some kind of disability. In 2011 they published with the World Bank the first ever World Disability report.There are more recent country surveys and data available from […]