Tuesday June 30, 2015

Comparative perspectives on trans-pacific trade, integration and development is a 2009 report, published by the Inter-American Development Bank.

The purpose of this report is to:

  • Examine the state of trade and investment flows and integration between the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region and the Asia-Pacific region
  • Explore some of the results of a recent spree on intra-regional regional integration in the LAC region
  • Propose a future bi-regional agenda for LAC and Asia-Pacific to further trans-Pacific scale economies

(Source: Inter-American Development Bank)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in GOVERNMENT INFORMATION on Tuesday Jun 30, 2015  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share
Monday June 29, 2015



GeoFred is a map app that allows you to create, customize and share geographical map data found at the Federal Reserve.

For fun, I created the above map using population data from 2010, for all countries available. You can then download your map as a GIF, a PDF, or a JPEG (you can also add your data to a spreadsheet).

Map tools include: choosing your colour scheme, edit legend, edit labels.

(Source: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in MAPS/ATLAS on Monday Jun 29, 2015  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share
Thursday June 25, 2015

Subscribers to OECD statistical periodicals (click on OECD iLibrary) have a new interactive environment to visualize tables appearing in periodicals.

Additionally, the option to download tables in XLS, PDF remains available while all users can view tables via the READ option.

How to access these charts:

For example, from the 2014, issue 6 of the statistical periodical "Main Economic Indicators", you can see CHART as one of your options. Click on the icon to see Chart toolbox. Charts can then be modified and exported. Data behind the chart can also be modified and downloaded.

(Source: OECD)

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