Economic and Social Development

WORLD ECON SITUAT PROSPECTS 2018

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2018

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World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP)
17 Jan 2018
The United Nations definitive report on the state of the world economy, providing global and regional economic outlook for 2018 and 2019. Produced by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the five UN regional commissions, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, with cont...
MONTHLY BULL STAT V71 #12 DEC 2017

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, December 2017

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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics / Bulletin Mensuel de Statistique (Ser. Q)
17 Jan 2018
Each issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS) presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. Written in French and English, it contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrat...
COMMOD & DEV RPT 2017

Commodities and Development Report 2017

Commodities Markets, Economic Growth and Development

17 Jan 2018
The 2017 Commodities and Development Report investigates the transmission channels through which commodity dependence affects micro- and macro-level development outcomes, examines long-term commodity price trends and simulates their impacts on economic agents, and highlights challenges and lesson...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2017

The Least Developed Countries Report 2017

Transformational Energy Access

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Least Developed Countries Report
17 Jan 2018
This report focuses on the role of access to modern energy in economic structural transformation - a critical issue both for the least developed countries (LDCs) and for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The report focuses on the particular circumstances, challenges and experiences of ...
INFORMATION ECON RPT 2017

Information Economy Report 2017

Digitalization, Trade and Development

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Information Economy Report (IER)
17 Jan 2018
The Information Economy Report 2017 analyzes the evolving digital economy and its implications for trade and development. While these are still early days of the digital economy, it is already clear that it will have globally transformative impacts on the way we live, work and develop our economi...
STATE COMMODITY DEPEND 2016

State of Commodity Dependence 2016

17 Jan 2018
The 2016 edition of the State of Commodity Dependence contains 135 individual country profiles, each comprising 40 indicators mostly related to the three main dimensions of commodity dependence, namely: export commodity dependence, import commodity dependence and net merchandise and commodity tra...
REV RECOM REGULAT COOP STAND POLIC

Revised Recommendations on Regulatory Cooperation and Standardization Policies

17 Jan 2018
The blueprints of products we use every day are developed in close reference to international standards. When these designs are developed into manufactured goods, firms cooperate with competent bodies that check conformity of their merchandise with relevant norms. And finally, when products are o...
ELECTRICITY PROFILES 2015

2015 Electricity Profiles

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Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans Energtiques et Profils du Secteur de Llectricit (Ser. W)
17 Jan 2018
The 2015 Electricity Profiles contains electricity profiles for about 230 countries and territories, providing detailed information on production, trade and consumption of electricity, net installed capacity and thermal power plant input and efficiency for most countries, on an internationally co...
ENERGY BALANCES 2015

2015 Energy Balances

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Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans Energtiques et Profils du Secteur de Llectricit (Ser. W)
17 Jan 2018
The 2015 Energy Balances contains energy balances for about 220 countries and territories, showing production, trade, transformation and consumption (by sector) in energy units for all energy products. The publications presents energy data for countries and areas in a format which shows the overa...
CEPAL REVIEW #122 08/2017

CEPAL Review No.122, August 2017

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CEPAL Review
17 Jan 2018
Cepal Review is the leading journal for the study of economic and social development issues in Latin America and the Caribbean. Edited by the Economic Commission for Latin America, each issue focuses on economic trends, industrialization, income distribution, technological development and monetar...