Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: CB-533-001-6-1-International-WLDBK-2002

Subject Area: Economic Processes and Indicators

Bibliographic Citation: World development indicators, 2002.  [machine-readable data file] / World Bank  [principal investigator(s)] / Washington, D.C.: World Bank  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: WDI2002

Date Accessioned: 8/28/2002

Number of Files Received: 0

Comments: Run the setup program and install the user interface program to D:\WDI2002. This interface program is not installed on Ketchup and Mustard. 3/2003 General Library System has purchased a UW-Madison license for World Development Indicators (WDI) Online. Memorial Library also has a subscription to WDI CD-Rom for the whole campus. The call number for WDI CD-Rom series is HC59.69 W682. WDI in World Bank Data might drop series when they are discontinued by the World Bank. If a series you need is no longer available from WDI, see our copy of the 2002 WDI CD-Rom, CB-533-001-6-1 or check the MadCat for the WDI CD-Roms that Memorial Library has. WDI is freely available from http://data.worldbank.org/.

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison

Documentation: Two supplementary documents are available from the World Bank web site, primary data documentation and statistical methods.

Abstract: The WDI 2002 CD-ROM Query database contains over 550 time-series indicators for 207 countries and 18 country groups, covering 1960 to 2000, and offers mapping, charting and data export formats. The Tables function presents more than 5 sets of country tables, covering specialized topics such as social indicators, economic indicators, education, and population projections. In addition, it provides the full contents of the WDI book, and some quick reference tables on GNI per capita, country classification etc.

Media/File Reports:

7121 (CD-ROM)