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Library Resource Guide for: STATISTICS AND DATA

International Relations

Americans and the World is a comprehensive database provided by the Program on International Policy attitudes containing statistics on American public opinion towards international issues.

Correlates of War is a project founded in 1963 by a political scientist from the University of Michigan whose aim is to collect and provide statistics relating to war and international relations.

Country Indicators for Foreign Policy provides cross-national data on various aspects of cultural, economic, political, and social environments around the world.

Country Reports on Economic Policy and Trade Practices is an archive of data from the U.S. Department of State documenting U.S. international trade practices and economic policy.

Eurostat provides statistics on various social and economic indicators in the European Union and includes data on external trade and global partnership.

Facts on International Relations and Security Trends is a database containing international statistics relating to arms product and trade, military expenditures, peace keeping, and other topics on international relations and security.

Governance & Anti-Corruption explores citizen welfare around the globe in the context of each country's government, regulations, and policies.

Infoplease - World Statistics is an online annual almanac, part of Pearson Education, that provides quick and easily accessible statistics on general world statistics, including political statistics and data on worldwide conflicts.

Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) 2004-present; in 2004, LAPOP established the AmericasBarometer as multi-country, regularly conducted surveys of democratic values and behaviors in the Americas, organized by a consortium of academic and think-tank partners in the hemisphere. The first round included voting-age respondents from 11 countries. The second round of surveys took place in 2006 and represented 22 countries from the hemisphere. The third round, 2008, included 24 countries in the Americas. The most recent round of surveys was conducted in 2010, with 26 countries from North America, Latin America, and the Caribbean, adding Trinidad & Tobago as well as Suriname to the 24 countries covered in 2006. The AmericasBarometer is the most expansive regional survey project in the Western Hemisphere.

NationMaster.com contains extensive statistics on many topics on the nations of the world, including the following subjects:

MIPT Terrorism Knowledge Base provides various resources that show and give details on terrorist activites throughout the world.

United Nations Refugee Agency contains data, charts, and reports on trends in different topics dealing with refugees and asylum seekers.

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific - Statistical Publications provides development, economic, investment, social, and trade statistics on the Asian and Pacific region.

U.S. Department of State

World Audit examines and evaluates countries worldwide on factors relating to democracy, providing rankings and scores of their audits.

The World Factbook by the CIA has general information about every country

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