Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI)

The failure of November’s United Nations Climate Change Conference in Warsaw to generate any signifi cant results and the lack of binding 2030 renewable energy targets for EU Member States under the European Commission’s latest proposals make one thing very clear. The future success of the renewable energy sector will … More …

Rankings of Graduate Schools

This site has created profiles of over 4900 doctoral programs across 59 fields. Rankings were obtained from students and NRCs rankings for the same programs. The Programs cover … Agricultural Sciences Arts and Humanities Communication Engineering Health Sciences Life Sciences Physical Sciences and Mathematics Social and Behavioral Sciences   Organisation: … More …

Progress out of Poverty Index (PPI)

The Progress out of Poverty Index® (PPI®) is a poverty measurement tool for organizations and businesses with a mission to serve the poor.  The PPI is statistically-sound, yet simple to use: the answers to 10 questions about a household’s characteristics and asset ownership are scored to compute the likelihood that … More …

Measuring Poverty

This section of the World Bank website focuses on the analysis of poverty and discusses measuring poverty at a country level, at a global level and suggests new directions in poverty measurement. Data is also offered. Organisation: World Bank For latest availabe report, click here … More …

Nation Brand Perception Indexes

Branding nations to compete globally. Quarterly and annual rankings of 200 countries and territories, including all 193 UN members, based on how they are described in major media. Perceptions of countries in media tend to fluctuate more in quarterly than annual rankings. It is possible to view these indexes according … More …

Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (Global MPI)

The global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) is an international measure of acute poverty covering over 100 developing countries. It complements traditional income-based poverty measures by capturing the severe deprivations that each person faces at the same time with respect to education, health and living standards. The MPI assesses poverty at … More …

Global Liveability Ranking and Report

The ranking, which provides scores for lifestyle challenges in 140 cities worldwide, shows that since 2009 average liveability across the world has fallen by 0.7%, led by a 1.3% fall in the score for stability and safety. While this may seem marginal it highlights that over 50 of the cities … More …

State of the Internet

The globally distributed Akamai Intelligent Platform™ delivers more than 2 trillion Internet interactions and defends against multiple DDoS and cyber attacks each day. Akamai’s State of the Internet reports leverage this data to share an informed view into online connectivity, cyber security trends and metrics, including Internet connection speeds, broadband … More …

Global Internet Report

While there’s no question that the mobile Internet is changing everything, there are still big reasons why people aren’t logging on. The 2015 Global Internet Report presents data that shows it’s not always a question of if it’s available, but rather how cost and a lack of useful content are … More …

Innovation Cities Global Index

The city innovation classification and rankings measures each cities potential as an innovation economy at the current time.  It is the world’s largest city classification and global ranking with 445 benchmark cities classified, and top 133 cities analyst ranked this year. Organisation: 2thinknow Most recent version: 2013 For the latest … More …