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Archive for August, 2012

Gallup Brain trial

By Kieron L Jones, on 15 August 2012

‘The Gallup Brain is a searchable, living record of more than 70 years of public opinion. Inside, you’ll find answers to hundreds of thousands of questions, and responses from millions of people interviewed by The Gallup Poll since 1935.

This unparalleled public opinion database also houses Gallup Poll and Gallup Management Journal articles that feature in-depth public opinion and management data analyses.’

Access here: http://institution.gallup.com/home.aspx from UCL. Access isn’t available off site unless you are using Remote Cluster WTS, see: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/isd-extra/common/windows/wts-web/

Feedback on this service is very much welcomed.  Please contact:  kieron.jones@ucl.ac.uk

Newly acquired books

By Kieron L Jones, on 1 August 2012

Dye, Thomas R. Understanding public policy / Thomas R. Dye. Boston, Mass. ; London : Pearson, c2013.
PUBLIC POLICY HN 65 DYE

Flinders, Matthew V. Defending politics : why democracy matters in the twenty-first century / Matthew Flinders. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
PUBLIC POLICY JC 423 FLI

Pidd, Michael. Measuring the performance of public services : principles and practice / Michael Pidd. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
PUBLIC POLICY JF 1351 PID

Polat, Necati, 1963- International relations, meaning and mimesis / Necati Polat. London : Routledge, 2012.
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS XA 8 POL

Encyclopedia of economics research / Jonathan N. Kurtz, editor. v. 1 New York : Nova Science, c2012.
ECONOMICS A 5 ENC

Encyclopedia of economics research / Jonathan N. Kurtz, editor. v. 2 New York : Nova Science, c2012.
ECONOMICS A 5 ENC

Bianconi, Marcelo, 1956- Financial economics, risk and information / Marcelo Bianconi. Singapore ; London : World Scientific, c2012.
ECONOMICS J 10 BIA

Palley, Thomas I., 1956- From financial crisis to stagnation : the destruction of shared prosperity and the role of economics New York ; Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
ECONOMICS J 53 PAL