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.