Here you can find databases licensed for the WZB and other electronic
For information on WZB licensed and freely accessible databases please visit DBIS, the "Database Information System" of the University Library of Regensburg. Information on DBIS holdings in general can be found here. (german only)
Statistics, Factual database
OECD social expenditure statistics / OECD social expenditure database
Research area: Medicine / Healthcare, Political Science, Economics Language: English, FrenchThe OECD Social Expenditure Database (SOCX) has been developed in order to serve a growing need for indicators of social policy. It includes reliable and internationally comparable statistics on public and mandatory and voluntary private social expenditure at programme level. SOCX provides a unique tool for monitoring trends in aggregate social expenditure and analysing changes in its composition. The main social policy areas are as follows: old age, survivors, incapacity-related benefits, health, family, active labor market programmes, unemployment, housing, and other social policy areas.
Database, Article database
Public affairs information serviceProquest Sozialwissenschaften
Research area: Political Science, Sociology, Geography, Law, Economics Language: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese Period: 1915 -This database contains topics under public discussion and combines PAIS Archive and PAIS International, offering titles from 1915 to the present. The sources include journal articles, books, government documents, statistical indexes, gray literature, research reports, conference papers, publications by international agencies, microfiches, and information material from the Internet. The database affords a broad look at public policies and social policies from several perspectives, ranging from Prohibition, the Civil Rights Movement, and the McCarthy era to current viewpoints on health, climate change, and terrorism.
Fulltext database, Statistics, Factual database
Research area: General / Interdisciplinary, Economics Language: German, English, French, SpanishStatista is a port that clusters statistical data from various institutes and sources. It offers statistics on more than 60,000 topics from over 18,000 sources across 20 categories of economic activity ranging from farming to administration and social affairs. The key content of this site consists of data that is relevant to decision-making yet both difficult to ferret out and complicated to analyze and interpret. They are drawn mostly from studies and results of current market research. The source, date of publication, number of persons surveyed, and other available metadata on each statistic are published, so the figures can be checked on Statista. Analyses and interpretations of data sets are based on scientific criteria. Note: The language selection not only changes the language, but also changes the content. In the selection "German", the focus is on Germany, Austria and Switzerland, with the selection "English" the focus is on USA, China, UK, Europe. The selection "French" and "Spanish" refers to the respective country.