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Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: indicators, social, oecd, glance, society
Number of Pages: 103
Published: 2011-04-12
ISBN-10: 9264098534
ISBN-13: 9789264098534

This sixth edition of Society at a Glance, OECD's biennial overview of social indicators,  updates some indicators from previous volumes and introduces several new ones. It also features a special chapter on unpaid work. It includes data on the four newest OECD members: Chile, Estonia, Israel and Slovenia. Where available, data on major emerging economies Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia and South Africa are also included.  www.oecd.org/els/social/indicators
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Author: David Johnson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: indicators, national, key, children, america
Number of Pages: 123
Published: 1999-02-01
ISBN-10: 0788141406
ISBN-13: 9780788141409

Presents an overview of the well-being of America's children. It is a product of collaborative efforts by 18 Federal agencies. Readers will find here an accessible compendium -- drawn from the most recent, most reliable official statistics -- to both the promises and the difficulties confronting our Nation's young people. Includes: population and family characteristics; economic security indicators; health indicators; behavior and social environment indicators; education indicators; blood lead levels; and child care. Appendices: detailed tables, and sources and limitations of data. Dozens of c
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Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: user, guide, methodology, indicators, constructing, composite, handbook
Number of Pages: 163
Published: 2008-09
ISBN-10: 9264043454
ISBN-13: 9789264043459

This handbook is a guide for constructing and using composite indicators for policy makers, academics, the media and other interested parties. While there are several types of composite indicators, this handbook is concerned with those which compare and rank country performance in areas such as industrial competitiveness, sustainable development, globalization and innovation. The handbook aims to contribute to a better understanding of the complexity of composite indicators and to an improvement of the techniques currently used to build them. In particular, it contains a set of technical guide
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Author: World Bank
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: indicators, development, africa
Number of Pages: 199
Published: 2011-10-04
ISBN-10: 0821387316
ISBN-13: 9780821387313

Africa Development Indicators 2011 is the most detailed collection of data on Africa. It contains macroeconomic, sectoral, and social indicators for 53 countries. A companion CD-ROM has additional data, with some 1,700 indicators covering 19612009.-Basic indicators-National and fiscal accounts-External accounts and exchange rates-Millennium Development Goals-Private sector development-Trade and regional integration-Infrastructure-Human development-Agriculture, rural development, and the environment-Labor, migration, and population-HIV/AIDS and malaria-Capable states and partnership-Paris Decla
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Author: World Bank
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: indicators, development, africa
Number of Pages: 194
Published: 2011-10-04
ISBN-10: 0821387324
ISBN-13: 9780821387320

Africa Development Indicators 2011 is the most detailed collection of data on Africa. It contains macroeconomic, sectoral, and social indicators for 53 countries. A companion CD-ROM has additional data, with some 1,700 indicators covering 1961-2009. -Basic indicators -National and fiscal accounts -External accounts and exchange rates -Millennium Development Goals -Private sector development -Trade and regional integration -Infrastructure -Human development -Agriculture, rural development, and the environment -Labor, migration, and population -HIV/AIDS and malaria -Capable states and partnershi
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Author: Center for International Forestry Research
Publisher: CIFOR
Keywords: forests, final, report, management, sustainable, criteria, indicators, testing
Number of Pages: 227
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 979876403X
ISBN-13: 9789798764035

Forest: sustainable management, methods used in generating and evaluating criteria and indicators sets of criteria and indicators resulting out of the tests and future steps.
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Author: World Bank. Independent Evaluation Group
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: doing, business, bank, indicators, world, ifc, taking, independent, evaluation, measure
Number of Pages: 124
Published: 2008-06-12
ISBN-10: 0821375520
ISBN-13: 9780821375525

This independent evaluation of the Doing Business Indicators assesses the methods and processes used to construct the indicators, their relevance to development outcomes, and their usefulness to policy makers and other stakeholders. It makes recommendations for improving the collection and presentation of data and for greater clarity in communicating what the indicators can and cannot capture.
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