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  • Atlas of Global Development: A Visual Guide to the World’s Greatest Challenges, 2nd Edition REF G1046 .G1 A85 2009
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    2ND EDITION AVAILABLE ONLINE
    Second edition of this comprehensive guide to the most critical issues facing the world. This Atlas provides an overview of the world and its people as we find them in the first decade of the 21st century. Through thematic maps, it portrays in space the complexity of the development patterns. It locates development challenges and successes, and illustrates trends and comparative outcomes, relying on a large and up-to-date set of data collected by the World Bank to guide its development programs. These indicators come from many sources, but all have their origin in work carried out in individual countries, usually by statistical offices or other public agencies.
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  • Atlas of Global Development: A Visual Guide to the World’s Greatest Challenges REF G1046 .G1 A85 2007
    A visual guide to global issues: easy-to-read graphical presentation with every topic being presented by clear world maps, tables, graphs and photographs. Country comparisons: understand key development indicators, including economic growth, life expectancy, infant mortality, safe water, population, poverty and energy use. Global challenges: a revealing view of the world we live in and the issues of AIDS, poverty, migration, pollution and growing populations. Authoritative statistics: from the World Bank’s World Development Indicators.
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  • Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook REF G1 .C88 2005 (2 volumes)
    A compilation of U.S. Department of State Reports on contemporary political and economic conditions, government personnel and policies, political parties, religions, history, education, press, radio and tv, climate, and other characteristics of selected countries of the world; together with travel alerts, passport and visa information, world health information for travelers, and customs and duty tips for returning residents
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  • The Europa World Year Book REF JN1 .E85 2006 (2 volumes)
    Covering more than 250 countries and territories, this edition provides detailed country surveys containing the latest analytical, statistical and directory data. Volume I contains a comprehansive listing of some 1900 International Organizations, such as the United Nations, the European Union and the World Trade Organization, and provides extensive coverage of countries arranged alphabetically from Afghanistan to Jordan. Volume II covers countries from Kazakhstan to Zimbabwe.
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  • International Financial Statistics Yearbook (International Monetary Fund) REF HG61 .I57 2009
    Acknowledged as a standard source of statistics on all aspects of international and domestic finance, IFS publishes, for most countries of the world, current data on exchange rates, international liquidity, international banking, money and banking, interest rates, prices, production, international transactions (including balance of payments and international investment position), government finance, and national accounts. Information is presented in tables for specific countries and in tables for area and world aggregates.
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  • The International Year Book and Statesmen’s Who’s Who READY REF JA51 .I57 2010
    International Organisations: Profiles the structure & functions of the world’s major international & national organisations from United Nation’s agencies to economic & trade organisations; States of the World: Current & comprehensive view of the political, economic & social landscape of the world’s countries, arranged alphabetically; Biographies: Over 3,700 major international figures are profiled, from heads of state and politicians to diplomats, heads of inter-governmental organisations and heads of central banks.
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  • Nations of the World: A Political, Economic & Business Handbook REF HF1010 .N37 2010
    This ninth edition profiles every nation and self-governing territory around the world in an easy-to-access, single-volume format. Political, economic and business information, supplemented by maps, charts and tables fill 1,870 pages. The 2010 edition offers tremendous insight into the living conditions, social standings and economic climates of 232 nations, from those in the news to those that seldom make headlines. Every country profile has been reviewed and updated. Dozens of contributors have written thoughtful and comprehensive country essays.
    Nations of the World
    is a reliable, careful compilation of essential information that is presented in a useful, organized format, a reference that is critical for anyone doing business or traveling overseas.
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  • The Princeton Encyclopedia of the World Economy REF HF1373 .P75 2009 (2 volumes)
    Written by an international team of contributors, this comprehensive reference includes more than 300 up-to-date entries covering a wide range of topics in international trade, finance, production, and economic development. These topics include concepts and principles, models and theory, institutions and agreements, policies and instruments, analysis and tools, and sectors and special issues. Each entry includes cross-references and a list of sources for further reading and research. Complete with an index and a table of contents that groups entries by topic, The Princeton Encyclopedia of the World Economy is an essential resource for anyone who needs to better understand the global economy.
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  • World Development Indicators 2009 (World Bank) REF HC59.3 .W67 2009x
  • World Development Indicators (World Bank) REF HC59.15 .W656 2008
    WORLD DEVELOPMENT INDICATORS & GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT FINANCE DATABANK ONLINE
    With its focus on the international development goals, WDI tries to capture the most important issues facing developing countries: the health, education, and welfare of people; sustainable use of natural resources and the reversal of environmental losses; economic growth and management of the economy; the complementary roles of governments and the private sector; and the continuing integration with the world economy. Includes more than 800 indicators for 153 economies. Provides definitions, sources, and other information about the data. Organizes the data into 6 thematic areas: World View: Living standards and development progress; People: Gender, health, and employment; Environment: Natural resources and environmental changes; Economy: New opportunities for growth; States & Markets: Elements of a good investment climate; Global Links: Evidence on globalization.
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  • Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations REF G63 .W67 2004x (6 volumes)
    Volume 1 is dedicated to the United Nations and its related agencies. Volumes 2 through 5, “Africa,” “Americas,” “Asia and Oceania,” and “Europe,” contain entries on the countries of the world. Volume 6, “World Leaders,” was added with the previous edition. Reflecting the ever-changing status of the world geopolitical situation, this edition includes entries for 193 countries.
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