Data Sources

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity – Valuation Database Manual
The Manual presents an overview and explains the potential uses and functions of the TEEB Valuation Database. The Manaul discusses the origin of the database; describes its content and structure; outlines its contents and discusses how it may be used, including important caveats.

On this page you find the TEEB Valuation Database. It is made available in a ZIP-file which includes the excel file, the FSD database report, two TEEB chapters and a document with the correct citations.More

The Poverty and Environment Network (PEN) is an international research project and network. Launched in 2004, PEN is the largest and most comprehensive global analysis of tropical forests and poverty. Its database contains survey data on 8000+ households in 40+ study sites in 25 developing countries. More

Agricultural Innovation and Resource Management in Ghanaian Households: Survey Data
Contains data on survey work done in Ghana by Christopher Udry.

Demographic and Health Surveys
The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) project is the third consecutive worldwide research project initiated by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to provide data and analysis on the population, health, and nutrition of women and children in developing countries. Its two predecessors, the World Fertility Survey (WFS) and the Contraceptive Prevalence Surveys (CPS), paved the way for the DHS project by focusing their research on questions related to fertility, family planning, and mortality. They also helped develop DHS’ current reputation as a leader in the field of demographic and health research.

Fieldwork in Development Economics
This is Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines – STICERD?s “virtual center” for fieldwork in Development Economics. The purpose of this site is to serve as a resource for faculty and graduate students in economics who are doing or would like to do fieldwork

Green Indian States Trust (GIST)
The Green Accounting for Indian States & Union Territories Project? (GAISP), seeks to build a framework of national accounts that presents genuine net additions to national wealth. This system of environmentally-adjusted national income accounts will measure the depletion of natural resources and the costs of pollution and will evaluate additions to the stock of human capital. To borrow from the language of accountants, we want to help present national accounts in the form of a balance sheet and not as an income and expenditure account.

Household Surveys in Developing Countries
Visit the following link for detailed information and practical advice on survey design, sampling frames, training etc.

Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS)
Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) household surveys have become an important tool in measuring and understanding poverty in developing countries. The Development Economics Research Group (DECRG) of the World Bank, formerly the Policy Research Department, maintains this website to make available to researchers around the world the data sets and methodological lessons from these surveys. The questionnaires and other tools will be useful to SANDEE researchers interested in undertaking surveys.

Nang Rong Projects Social Survey Data
This site contains Social survey data of Nang Rang Project in Thailand.

Socio-economic and Demographic (SED) Data
Contains information and data pertaining to the 2001 socio-economic and demographic (SED) household survey in the indigenous communities of the northern Oriente, Ecuador.