As the winners of the Academy awards 2018 have been announced, here are some social science sites for locating materials on the economics of the Oscars. The Independent has an interesting section of facts on impacts on careers which was published in 2016. Statista has a fact file of data on the awards, which subscribers […]
Passport https://www2.le.ac.uk/library/find/databases/p/passportgmid have added Datagraphics and Context to their Market Reports and these could be very useful for student assignments and research. To find them, go to Passport’s home page and find Country reports: Datagraphics. Choose industry, product and country and press go. Results will display Datagraphics (which can be exported as images to PowerPoint). On tabs […]
Key Note has produced a suite of help videos; find them at https://www.keynote.co.uk//content/our-videos Key Note provides market reports for the UK market and 10 years’ financials for UK companies. It is also useful for people looking for a job in the UK in that it allows you to search for companies by geographical location, sector […]
Free to download from the Nielsen site a report on global trust in advertising. It considers whether people trust traditional media more than the internet online and mobile. Does it matter where they live or their age.
March of the modern makers: An industrial strategy for the creative industries An interesting report from the Institute for Public Policy Studies. The 70-page document considers the current state of the creative industries. These are defined as nine broad sub-sectors: advertising and marketing; architecture; crafts; design (including fashion); film, TV, video, radio and photography; IT, […]
Population Council develop new tool for assessing factors driving future population growth in a country. The decomposition service from Devinfo calculates the contributions of different demographic factors (wanted and un-wanted fertility, mortality, migration, and age structure) to population growth. It is based on the medium variant population projection of the United Nations from 2010 to […]
Analysing a company’s revenue geographic breakdown is interesting angle to predict future strategic development. Find case studies using the function FFM on your Bloomberg terminals.
comScore has released its latest Mobile Future in Focus report for the US http://www.comscore.com/Insights/Presentations_and_Whitepapers/2013/2013_Mobile_Future_in_Focus Quick summary of the contents available: http://www.infotodayeurope.com/2013/03/04/mobile-trends-2012-2013/
WIPO’s Global Brand Database expands http://www.wipo.int/branddb/en/ Now includes the entire United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) collection. Other additions Algeria, Australia, Canada, Egypt, Estonia, Morocco, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates and the United States. Find information on WIPO’s own data collections of international trademarks registered under the Madrid System; as well as appellations of origin […]
The latest Pew report (covering the USA) provides a snapshot of the social democgraphics of Internet users by categories such as age, race, gender and income: http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2013/Social-media-users.aspx For similar accounts relating to the UK try the Oxford Internet Surveys: http://microsites.oii.ox.ac.uk/oxis/databases For another good starting point for free data, often with a focus on consumer usage […]
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