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Federal Government Research Guide - created by the Government Documents Librarian

Global Government Information

International Government Documents Research Guide created by the Government Documents Librarian

Quandl international data collections - a Canadian aggregator of government data

International Database (U.S. Census)

CIA World Factbook  - global country data aggregated by the CIA

European Commission - Economic & Financial Affairs

United Nations Statistics Division

OECD - Global economic and employment data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) which promotes policies to improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.

World Bank Data- The World Bank provides financial and technical assistance to developing countries.

International Monetary Fund Data - created in 1945, The World Bank is an organization of 188 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world. An Australian data aggregator of global government data, visualizes global statistics.

Socrata searches government data