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International and Comparative Labor Movements: Globalization & the Global Workforce

A course guide for SMLR course 37:575:301.

Web Resources on Globalization & the Global Workforce

Global Statistics on the Internet

UNdata is a multi-disciplinary source providing official statistics produced by member countries of the United Nations and compiled by the UN data system.

World Bank Data on a variety of topics and socio-economic indicators are now freely available.

Eurostat is the official portal to statistics for the member countries of the European Union.

The Asian Development Bank compiles the annual Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific for its member nations.

Selected Statistics on African Countries are available from the African Development Bank

CEPALSTAT is the gateway to statistics for UN member nations in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Corporate Accountability Organizations

 

There are a growing number of nonprofit organizations engaged in global “corporate accountability” activities, including research, community organizing, and activist campaigns.  These organizations can be good sources for research and news.  If the organizations listed below are not what you are looking for, try the Yahoo Directory listing.

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