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Michael David Miller

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  • michael [dot] david [dot] miller [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-7440
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Sources for Background Information

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias

Core and Additional Databases

  • CAB Abstracts, 1973 -
    agriculture, forestry, aspects of human health, human nutrition, animal health, and the management and conservation of natural resources
  • Global Health
    public health, human health and diseases, tropical medicine,
  • Geobase (Engineering village 2.)
    International Development deals with Environment, Agriculture, Natural resources, Economic reform, Investment, Industry, Demography, Urbanisation and Housing, Health and Food, Education, Poverty, Gender, Culture, Aid, Trade, International relations, Politics
  • PAIS International, 1972 -
    global public policy and social issues


  • EIU Data services : Country Data)
    Country Data, 1980- forecasts to 2030, GDP, Fiscal and monetary, Demographics and income, Foreign payments, External Debt, External trade . 320 economic series 150 countries and 45 regional aggregates
  • World Development Indicators (WDI) (World Bank)
    Contains 53 databases including Millenium Development goals 1990-. Development indicators, with time series for 242 countries from 1970-2010
  • Human Development Report, 1990 - (UNDP)
    development process in terms of economic debate, policy and advocacy
  • OECD Data Lab
    26 topics. Includes a link to OECD Data- Beta.
  • IMF eLibrary - Data
    International Financial Statistics, Balance of Payments, Direction of Trade

eBooks, Reports, Working papers

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