List of professional associations in the United Kingdom The following is a list of professional bodies in the United Kingdom. Membership of a professional body does not necessarily mean that a person possesses qualifications in the subject area, nor that they are legally able to practice their profession. Many of these bodies also act as learned societies for the academic disciplines underlying their professions. In cases where membership of or a professional qualification from either a chartered or non-chartered professional body is necessary to practice a profession or to hold a certain title, the European Professional Qualification Directives require that suitably qualified people from other states (without any charter) in the European Union are also allowed to practice or hold a title in the UK and vice versa. Chartered The following professional bodies are incorporated under or with Royal Charter:
Andrew K Rose Recent Research Last updated: March 21, 2014 What’s New? Recent (unpublished) papers are available in reverse chronological order. Questionnaire design Perhaps the most important part of the survey process is the creation of questions that accurately measure the opinions, experiences and behaviors of the public. Accurate random sampling and high response rates will be wasted if the information gathered is built on a shaky foundation of ambiguous or biased questions. Creating good measures involves both writing good questions and organizing them to form the questionnaire. documents and resources gateway Documents Online Detailed information about the WTO's work is published in the official documents of the WTO's councils, committees, working groups etc. These are made available through the Documents Online database. > Documents Online > Documents Online search facility > Browse recent and frequently consulted documents
ComtradeTools and Stata: Automating UN Comtrade data downloads « Stata Daily ComtradeTools (developed by UN) is a command line program that allows you to obtain data via UN Web Services and to convert the data into CSV format (or to an SQL server). You can use Stata’s -shell- command to run ComtradeTools. First, read the instructions here. Download the latest version (March 2010) of ComtradeTools here and the required Microsoft .NET Framework (version 1.1.4322.573) here. The command line parameters are listed in /help which you can copy into a text file. To copy ComtradeTools /help contents to ComtradeTools_Help.txt:
Premise Data General How many countries do you operate? We’re currently in more than 30 countries across six continents. How do you decide which countries you’ll start a network in next? Home Incidence of TB in Cattle, Great Britain - Data to January 2014 Release time: 9:30am Agriculture and Environment | Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | GB developmentdata.org Central government debt data provided by each member country to the IMF. Summary report: Estimated amounts of future debt service repayments for each country starting from the 1st of the current month until the last maturity of all its loans and/or credits Detailed report: Estimated repayments at the loan/credit level for a given due date Assumptions made in estimating the data listed at the end of the reports Projected payments to IMF Monthly historical transaction Joint External Debt Database (BIS-OECD-IMF-World Bank) External debt data Selected foreign assets from international creditor and national
The Communications Market 2011 (August) This is Ofcom’s eighth annual Communications Market report. This supports Ofcom’s regulatory goal to research markets and to remain at the forefront of technological understanding. Nearly 10 million TV sets were sold in 2010, almost all of which were HD ready Viewers currently watch just over 4 hours a day, up by approximately 18 minutes over ten years There were nearly 1 million internet-enabled TV sales during 2010, and 125,000 sales of TVs with 3D capabilities Almost half (46 per cent) of households now have a digital video recorder (DVR) Resources - MEDevEcon Webcasts of the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference 2009 can be found here. This includes keynote speeches by David Laibson and John Vickers, as well as special sessions on growth (Chang-Tai Hsieh) and factor models (Serena Ng, Richard Smith, Lucrezia Reichlin and Hashem Pesaran). The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) offers access to a lecture series given by Jeffrey Wooldridge and Guido Imbens during the 2007 Summer Institute under the title 'What's New in Econometrics?'. The videos and slides can be found here. The American Economic Association runs Continuing Education sessions during the annual AEA meetings. In 2011 this included a lecture series on Development Economics given by Angus Deaton and Anne Case (slides are freely available), in previous years there were lectures on Time Series Econometrics by James Stock and Mark Watson, as well as on Behavioral Economics by David Laibson and Matthew Rabin.
5 Awesome Free Data Analysis Tools: Extract, Clean, and Share Your Data 05.01.2016 by Marisa Krystian Data analysis is the process of cleaning, inspecting, transforming, and modeling data in order to uncover useful information. Data analysis can be tricky! But, with these five free online tools, you’ll be able to clean up, search, share, extract, and convert data with ease. Mr. Karen Blakeman Karen Blakeman provides training and consultancy on how to use the web and social media as research tools, how to identify and assess the quality of resources, and speaks at seminars and conferences. She is also available as a freelance researcher and contractor. The services she offers include: training on advanced search techniques workshops on sources of business information consultancy and training on social networks and collaborative tools tracking down information on companies, industries and markets articles on search strategies Past and present clients include public and corporate libraries, information providers, investment and financial services companies, organisations in the food and beverage industry, pharmaceutical companies, research and professional associations and UK government departments.