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Bank for International Settlements, BIS Updated 13 September 2015 The statistics published by the BIS are a unique source of information about the structure of and activity in the global financial system. They are compiled in cooperation with central banks and other national authorities and are designed to inform analysis of financial stability, international monetary spillovers and global liquidity. Tourism statistics - nights spent at tourist accommodation establishments - Statistics Explained Data extracted in March 2015. Most recent data: Further Eurostat information, Main tables and Database. Planned article update: June 2015 Figure 1: Percentage change in number of nights spent at tourist accommodation establishments, December 2014 compared with December 2013 (%) - Source: Eurostat (tour_occ_nim), see also Country codes Table 1: Nights spent at tourist accommodation establishments, December 2014 and December 2013 (Thousand nights) - Source: Eurostat (tour_occ_nim) Table 2: Nights spent at tourist accommodation establishments, January to December 2014 and January to December 2013 (Thousand nights) - Source: Eurostat (tour_occ_nim)

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Statistical Science Web: Data Sets Data Competitions Kaggle. A series of data competitions in which teams compete the model the data and predict the future. A USD500 prize for each competition. Eurostat - Data Explorer Important legal notice v3.0.3.4-20150504-5575b-PROD_EUROBASE European Union balance of payments [bop_q_eu] How To: Create an Interactive E-Book with Google Slides Working in a one-to-one school district, where every student is provided with a device such as an iPad or Chromebook, can be a great opportunity of freedom for teachers and students. The device serves as an efficient tool to create and curate information, as well as, a flexible environment to share content. No longer does an individual need to negotiate with textbook publishers and be locked into the confines of the perception of the authors of a company when it comes to the content and methods that should be used to teach a specific skill or understanding. The digital world allows for educators to create e-books, or electronic versions of a book that may contain interactive elements, that can be produced, shared, and modified quickly and with little expense to a school district.

Statistical Data Sources CIA: World Factbook The World Factbook is produced annually by the Central Intelligence Agency. The documents contain all vital information and statistics for most countries around the world. The data fall under the following headings: Geography, People, Government, Economy, Communications, Transportation, Transnational Issues, and Military. Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: April 4, 2014 Tags: Global

Democracy Barometer In this section you will find a list of data sources thematically related to the Democracy Barometer and cover a large number of countries and years. Additional democracy and governance measuresHuman rights and individual libertiesElections and directdemocracyTransparencyFreedom of press and media systemsComparative data on constituionsInternational surveysCross-disciplinar comparative comparative datasets and databanks Additional democracy and governance measures BTI - Bertelsmann Transformations Index: Index developed by the Bertelsmann Foundation on the political and economic development status of 120 countries in transition (2003-2010). Democracy Ranking: Democracy index based on political (among others Frredom House, CPI) and socioeconmic factors. Available for 100 countries between 2008 and 2010.

Payment instruments, large-value and retail payment systems Data Time series (Statistical Data Warehouse – Interactive data access) Payments statistics, starting 2000 Reports in PDF (Statistical Data Warehouse – Interactive data access) SmART Ideas: Create Your Avatar SmART Ideas: Create Your Avatar Have you ever listened or seen a commercial and felt like it was speaking directly to you? If so, you’ve been hit with what marketers call “the perfect avatar”.

NAVCO, Nonviolent and Violent Campaigns and Outcomes Data Project The Nonviolent and Violent Campaigns and Outcomes (NAVCO) Data Project is a multi-level data collection effort that catalogues major nonviolent and violent resistance campaigns around the globe from 1900-2011. Introducing NAVCO 2.0: Videos Using NAVCO 2.0 Researchers can use these data to better answer questions about how tactical choices lead to the success or failure of such political movements, how inter-group relationships among competing insurgent organizations affects their strategic choices, and how the sequencing of tactical choices influence the overall outcomes of resistance campaigns. The project produces aggregate-level data on resistance campaigns from 1900-2006 (NAVCO 1.1), annual data on campaign behavior from 1945-2006 (NAVCO 2.0) and events data on tactical selection during campaigns from 1987-2011 (NAVCO 3.0). NAVCO Data

The Róbinson Rojas Archive: On Planning for Development: migration, migracion, conflict, conflit, conflicto, desastre, disasters, catastrophes, Analysis Information on economics, development, research methods, globalization, poverty, globalization, sustai Inter-American Development Bank - 2006 Sustaining Development for all Expanding Access to Economic Activity and Social Services Access to financial services (credit, savings or micro-insurance) for the poor has proven to be essential for productive investments—including the increasing flow of remittances—that help them escape poverty and provides them with a low cost risk management tool to cope with negative economic shocks. While there have been significant advances in increasing access to financial services to low-income populations, aggregate figures show that there is still a long way to go. Asian Development Bank - 2003 By Kevin Mellyn Workers remittances as a development tool opportunity for the Philippines 1.

UK Data Service Search and browse our data collections, support guides, case studies and related publications. Search and browse data collections, support guides, case studies and related publications. The UK Data Service provides access to over 6,000 digital data collections for research and teaching purposes covering an extensive range of key economic and social data, both quantitative and qualitative, and spanning many disciplines and themes.