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The Sources of Data for the Variables

The variables in the index are taken from a variety of data sources, as indicated in the Table below.

 

Sub-Index
Variables
Source

 

 

 

 

Economic Globalisation

Trade

World Bank- World Development Indicators - Latest issue

 

FDI

World Bank- World Development Indicators - Latest issue

 

Portfolio Investment

IMF- International Financial Statistics- Latest issue

 

Income

World Bank- World Development Indicators- Latest issue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Social Globalisation

People

Foreign Stock

World Bank- World Development Indicators- Latest issue

 

Foreign Flow

World Bank- World Development Indicators- Latest issue, and Mitchell, B. R. 1998. International Historical Statistics. New York: Stockbridge Press and London: Macmillan.

 

 

Worker Remittances

World Bank- World Development Indicators- Latest issue

 

 

Tourists

World Bank- World Development Indicators- Latest issue

 

Ideas

Phone calls

International Telecommunication Union (ITU) World Telecommunication Indicators Database

 

Internet users

International Telecommunication Union (ITU) World Telecommunication Indicators Database

 

Films

UNESCO -1999 Statistical Yearbook

 

Books and newspapers

UNESCO-1999 Statistical Yearbook

 

Mail

Universal Postal Union

 

 

 

 

 

 

Political Globalisation

Embassies

Europa World Yearbook- various years. (Latest issue available on line for subscribers)

 

 

UN Missions

CIA- World Factbooks, various years. (Latest issue available on line)
United Nations Website

 

Organisations

CIA- World Factbooks, various years. (Latest issue available on line)