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EIU produces global macroeconomic forecasts and political and economic analysis for nearly 200 individual countries.
Many datasets are available at ICPSR and data can be manipulated online avoiding downloading. Downloads are possible if you prefer.
iPOLL is a full-text retrieval system organized at the question-level which provides the tools to sift through nearly a half million questions asked on national public opinion surveys since 1935. Data may be downloaded for secondary analysis.
The Latinobarómetro is an annual study of public opinion in eighteen Latin American countries. With the goal of providing a representative survey of Latin American public opinion over time. Latinobarómetro provides annual measures of attitudes toward democracy, civic culture, economic issues, gender issues, the environment, inequality, social capital, and trade policy.
Open the database; click on "Reference" and then "Polls & Surveys".
The database includes compilations of questions and responses from national, state, local and special surveys covering subjects from social and political concerns to economic issues. Information is gathered from professional polling organizations, television networks, universities, newspapers, businesses, and associations.
The Center focuses on Latin American and Latino research on migration and development. The web site provides free access to a data archive of unique studies on the field of Latin American and Latino migration and to its Working Paper Series in the same areas.
ECLA or CEPAL, as it is known in Spanish, has online PDF versions of its annual Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean. The Yearbook contains a selection of the main statistical series available on economic and social trends in the countries of the region.
LAPOP surveys analyze citizen views on system support, political tolerance, citizen participation, local government, corruption, and views on authoritarianism. Surveys are archived for Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, and Venezuela.
The Oxford Latin American Economic History Database contains statistical series for a wide range of economic and social indicators covering twenty countries in the region for the period 1900-2000.
Organized by region and country, this site contains data specific to poverty.