SOAS Library now provides access to GTA China’s CSMAR China Stock Market Series and the China Listed Firms Research Series. This database is available in English, and both traditional or simplified Chinese. GTA is a leading global provider of China financial market data, China industries and economic data. The Stock Market Data includes end-of-day prices, volume and computed comparable prices of all A shares and B shares companies listed on
The trial for CKNI’s databases Chinese Yearbook Full-text database and the China Statistical Yearbooks (National Level resource) has been extended- you can now get access until 15 April. You can also now access the trial off-campus. Enjoy! Chinese Yearbook: Off campus access Chinese Yearbook is the largest, continuously updated yearbooks full-text database in China. It collects various type of yearbooks including national, regional, industry, enterprise yearbooks and so on. China Statistical Yearbooks
Trial of CNKI’s Chinese Yearbook Full-text database and the China Statistical Yearbooks (National Level resource).
We are currently trialling access to China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI)’s Chinese Yearbook Full-text database and the China Statistical Yearbooks (National Level resource). Access to Chinese Yearbook Full-text database expires end of March, whereas we have China Statistical Yearbooks (National Level resource) until 4 April 2014. Unfortunately, at the moment you need to be on campus to access these resources. If you need off-campus access, then you may wish to check our existing subscription
Free access to ALL Palgrave Macmillan Journals during March! From March 1-31, 2014 Palgrave Macmillan is offering FREE online access to all its journals. All current and archival content spanning the Humanities, the Social Sciences and Business will be available. Just click through to articles of interest and start reading! You can search by topic or browse titles including: Business Economics Comparative Economic Studies Development Eastern Economic Journal European Journal of
To mark the 10th anniversary of Journal of Institutional Economics (JOIE), Cambridge University Press are making an online anniversary collection of papers freely available. This online only collection of papers features prominent articles from across the 10 volumes of the journal, including: What is an institution? John R. Searle Challenges and growth: the development of the interdisciplinary field of institutional analysis Elinor Ostrom Institutions and economic development: theory, policy and history Ha-Joon Chang
Struggling with locating and utilising the data for your PhD? Stumped by missing values? Unbalanced by attempts to weight your data? Help is available. On 6-7 March, UK Data Service are running two day-long workshops looking at secondary data analysis. They are charging £30 per UK student, £60 for UK Academic staff (including research centres), and ESRC researchers. Day 1: Finding and evaluating data for your research, where the focus will
If you feel the need to be inspired, then take heart! The winner of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Book of the Year will be announced tonight, but you can find out about the shortlisted titles here. The competition is organised by the CMI and supported by the British Library, is now in it’s third year and aims to celebrate the best of management books published or distributed in the
Want to do something a bit special with your research data? Here are some suggestions of sites that allow you to map it- so you can have a pictorial representation, or cartogram. Cartogrammer: http://cartogrammar.edina.ac.uk An EDINA site, Cartogrammar contains resources (digital images etc), shared on a worldwide basis under the terms of a Creative Commons (CC) licence. You can also create your own cartograms.
Jaismine from S&P Capital IQ will present an overview on the use of Research Insight (Compustat) on Wednesday 29 January, 1-2pm in E17. Please sign up here: www.compustat-training-soas.eventbrite.co.uk. This is a great opportunity to get first-hand training on this financial modelling tool that allows you to evaluate company performance, perform in-depth peer analysis, and conduct long-term backtest research. Suggested audience: staff and research students conducting in-depth financial research on companies worldwide. If
On Wednesday 15 January 2014, 2-3pm, the UK Data Service is holding a webinar on the structure, content and research potential of the international databases accessible through the service. The UK Data Service is a comprehensive resource funded by the ESRC to support researchers, teachers and policymakers who depend on high-quality social and economic data. Here you will find a single point of access to a wide range of secondary data including