Monday March 02, 2015

This article, "The tragedy of Canada's Census", published by CityLab, takes a look at the federal government's decision to switch from a mandatory Census to a voluntary one, and the disaster it has been for policymakers.

(Source: CityLab)

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(Source: Bielefeld University Library)

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Central American Trade Statistics System is a system of databases compiled by SIECA (Permanent Secretariat of the General Treaty for Central American Economic Integration which includes statistics from 1994 to present on trade information, trade balance, product analysis, top partners and top products.

The databases in the system have been compiled based on the following sources:

  • Costa Rica: National Institute of Statistics and Census, as well as the Central Bank (BCCR) and PROCOMER
  • El Salvador: Central Reserve Bank of El Salvador (BCRES)
  • Guatemala: Bank of Guatemala (BANGUAT)
  • Honduras: Honduras Central Bank (BCH)
  • Nicaragua: Ministry of Development, Industry and Trade (MIFIC)

(Source: SIECA)

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