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Introduction to Information Technology: Internet Resources

DISC 250

Internet Resources

World Bank World Data Bank

DataBank is an analysis and visualisation tool that contains collections of time series data on a variety of topics. You can create your own queries; generate tables, charts, and maps; and easily save, embed, and share them.

IMF DATA

The IMF publishes a range of time series data on IMF lending, exchange rates and other economic and financial indicators. Manuals, guides, and other material on statistical practices at the IMF, in member countries, and of the statistical community at large are also available.

International Trade Statistics - WTO

The WTO provides quantitative information in relation to economic and trade policy issues. Its data-bases and publications provide access to data on trade flows, tariffs, non-tariff measures (NTMs) and trade in value added.

LABORSTA Database of labour Statistics

View and download data and metadata for over 200 countries or territories from LABORSTA, an International Labour Office database on labour statistics operated by the ILO Department of Statistics.

BR+E Alliance: Performance Measurement Project

The BR+E Alliance (Business Retention & Expansion Alliance) was created in 2009 based on the feedback from area Businesses into how the Municipality of North Grenville, the Chamber and other agencies could help their businesses succeed and grow.

Big Charts

This website offers a variety of options to create stock charts and graphs. The historical stock information is particularly useful (see historical quotes.)

Population Reference Bureau

The Population Reference Bureau informs people around the world about population, health, and the environment, and empowers them to use that information to advance the well-being of current and future generations.

Population Connection

Population Connection is the national grassroots population organization that educates young people and advocates progressive action to stabilize world population at a level that can be sustained by Earth’s resources.

Market Potential Indicators from Michigan State University - International Business Center

Compare the market potential of 23 countries listed as "Emerging Markets" by the Economist.

Librarians Index to the Internet (LII)

Reliable business websites chosen by librarians.

United Nations Statistics Division

United Nations Statistics Division

Provides data on international trade, national accounts, energy, industry, environment, transport and demographic and social statistics gathered from many national and international sources.

Tutorial and Open Coureses

Linear Programming Tutor

A tutorial created by Prof. Keely Croxton, Associate Professor, Marketing and Logistics at the Fisher College of Business.

Nonlinear Programming - MIT Sloan School of Business

Selected lecture notes freely available through MIT Sloan School of Business' Open Courseware website.

Optimization Methods in Management Science Tutorials - MIT Sloan

A list of tutorials provided compiled by MIT Sloan School of Business.

Decision Analysis - Syncopation.com

This section of the Syncopation Software website provides information on decision analysis and decision analysis tools.

Zanran

Zanran 

Search engine which helps you to find 'semi-structured' data on the web. Zanran gets you more meaningful numerical results than any other search engine.