Reminder- Eikon training next week!

By Victoria Bird|November 20, 2017|Development Studies, Economics, Financial and Management Studies, Financial and Management Studies|

A basic introduction to how to utilise Eikon, a database which provides access to key financial data for both developed and emerging markets; statistics on equities and equity indices, company fundamentals, bonds, international macro data, interest and exchange rates, commodities and derivatives; a comprehensive time-series of up to 50 years for 175 countries and 60 markets; in total more than 255 mil time series data. Date: 29 November 2017 Time:

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Introduction to the UK Data Service Webinar TODAY!

By Victoria Bird|October 11, 2017|Economics, Financial and Management Studies, Financial and Management Studies|

The UK Data Service holds the UK’s largest collection of research data. This introductory webinar is for anyone with an interest in social research who wants to hear about the vast array of resources we offer. Participants will learn about the different types of quantitative and qualitative data we hold, how to find those data collections using our online resource discovery tools, and how to register to access datasets in

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Eikon Training

By Victoria Bird|October 10, 2017|Development Studies, Economics, Financial and Management Studies, Financial and Management Studies|

A basic introduction to how to utilise Eikon, a database which provides access to key financial data for both developed and emerging markets; statistics on equities and equity indices, company fundamentals, bonds, international macro data, interest and exchange rates, commodities and derivatives; a comprehensive time-series of up to 50 years for 175 countries and 60 markets; in total more than 255 mil time series data. Date: 29 November 2017 Time: 12:00 PM

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If you use international data… from the UKDS

By Victoria Bird|August 23, 2017|Development Studies, Economics, Financial and Management Studies, Politics and International Relations|

The international data at the UK Data Service via UKDS.Stat (http://stats.ukdataservice.ac.uk/) currently only has funds to continue for another year to July 2018. This means that we might be unable to access this resource after this time. This includes data from the IEA, IMF, UNIDO, OECD and the World Bank. Some is in the public arena, but not all of it. UKDS are currently considering other options and trying to

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Data seminar presentations from IODS (INSEAD OEE Data Services)

By Victoria Bird|May 11, 2017|Economics, Financial and Management Studies|0 comments

IODS (INSEAD OEE Data Services), one of our data providers recently held a seminar in Paris on Data for researchers in finance: Recent Developments and Outlook. Here are the presentations from the sessions: ESG Signals: Integration of Financial and ESG Variables through Machine-learning (Antonio Celeste, Director Institutional Relations, Sustainalytics / Christophe Geissler, CEO, Advestis) Corporate Governance Data, Directors’ Remuneration and General Assemblies (Loïc Dessaint, CEO, Proxinvest ) Empirical Research in

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Free Webinars from UK Data Service

By Victoria Bird|August 24, 2015|Development Studies, Gender, Politics and International Relations|0 comments

The following free webinars are being provided by the UK Data Service in September and October: Webinar: Key data: Business data – 10 September 2015, 3pm Webinar: Key data: Longitudinal data – 16 September 2015, 3pm Webinar: Introduction to the UK Data Service – 6 October 2015, 3pm Webinar: Key data: International macrodata – 8 October 2015, 2pm Webinar: Finding and accessing data in the UK Data Service – 14 October 2015, 3pm Webinar: Getting

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UK Data Service Webinars: all sorts of data from all over…

By Victoria Bird|January 5, 2015|Development Studies, Economics, Financial and Management Studies, Politics and International Relations|0 comments

From January, the UK Data Service will be rolling out a programme of 26 regular webinars throughout the year. These will cover a collection of 14 core topics. A flyer listing the topics and dates is available at http://ukdataservice.ac.uk/media/455322/core-webinars-2015.pdf. Webinars are online seminars which are free and easy to join without the expense and trouble of travel any further than to your own computer. To book or to find out

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Round up of the latest news from ELDIS

By Farzana Whitfield|August 2, 2013|Development Studies|0 comments

Image taken from Eldis website: http://www.eldis.org/ Catch up with the latest Development Studies news via Eldis. Find out about development policy, practice and research. Including subjects such as, agriculture and food, conflict and security, HIV and AIDS, climate change and conflict security. Read about the most recent news regarding China, Brazil, India and South Africa as super powers. And how Eldis has joined the Institute of Development Studies and global

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