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Development, Inequality & Investment


Africa Development Indicators
Detailed collection of data on Africa, containing over 1,600 indicators, covering 53 African countries from 1961 to 2008. 

AID Data.  
Data on development finance from bilateral and multilateral agencies at the project level. Includes data visualization tools, articles on development aid and geo-coded data sets at the project level.  

Balance of Payments Statistics.
Balance of payments and international investment position data of individual countries and regions for major components of the balance of payments, updated monthly, from 1967 to the present from the IMF.

Data on agriculture, food supply, food security, prices, commodities, forest products, and fisheries from the FAO.

International Debt Statistics.
Statistical data for countries reporting public debt to the World Bank. 

Human Development Report Statistics.
Statistics from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). 

OECD iLibrary.
Leading International Organization for Foreign Aid data. Includes International Development Statistics.

From the United Nations Conference on Trade & Development. 

UN Data.
Wide range of economic, social, cultural, and demographic indicators: population, environment, health, economics, technology, trade, refugees, and more.

U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. International Investment Position.
Detailed data on foreign direct investment involving the United States.

U.S. Overseas Loans and Grants (Green Book).
Loans and grants from the US government each fiscal year by purpose and country.

World Development Indicators.
Time series data from 1960 for 207 countries in the areas of population, labour, education, economics, the environment and much more.

World Income Inequality Database.
Information for over 140 countries on income inequalities at both cross-country and time series levels over the period 1950-98, with a focus on the period since 1980. See also the University of Texas Income Inequality Project.

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