Reliable full-text source for economic research, this database contains all of the indexing available in EconLit in addition to full text for hundreds of journals including the American Economic Association journals. This database also contains many non-English full-text journals in economics & finance and volume and issue browsing is available for all full-text journals.
This is an excellent place to start if you are looking for newspaper articles. Provides full-text access (and indexing and abstracts) for 350 international and U.S. newspapers, including the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and the Star Tribune.
Using thematic maps and charts, this small but useful book can give you a visual perspective on development numbers. Topics include income, population, infrastructure, development aid, and the environment.
Slightly more robust than similar encyclopedias, you'll find the expected background and overview articles as well as suggestions for further reading. Useful for starting your research or for quick refreshers on particular topics.
Useful background articles on world economic topics such as "Group of Seventy-Seven" and "Offshoring", each with suggestions for further reading. Look in the front for the List of Entries and entries organized by subject.
This one-volume work looks at international development as the product of social change — and has the broader aim of eliminating poverty and intolerance from the world. Entries have reference lists for further reading.
An annual publication of the World Bank examining an issue in international development. 2010's topic is the relationship between development and climate change. The 2010 and previous reports (back to 1978) can be accessed freely online.
A collection of data tables on international development. Sections include People (nutrition, reproductive health, etc.), Environment (pollution, urbanization), Economy (exports and imports), States and Markets (policy), and Global Links (tariffs and aid flows).
Here you'll find information on UNDP's areas of focus, which include democratic governance, poverty reduction, crisis prevention and recovery, environment and energy, and HIV/AIDS. Human Development Reports.