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International Business: Country Profiles

Databases

To access databases, you must be logged into Esearch.

  • Mergent Click on drop-down menu in right column for Country Profiles
  • LexisNexis On top right, click on “Search by Content Type” and scroll down to Country Information
  • OECD Click on browse by Country  or Theme & Country
  • Europa World Yearbook Use drop down menu on top right to select country
  • Business Source Complete Go to "Publication Type" and choose "Country Report" from drop-down menu.

Streaming Video

Films on Demand: Area Studies collection provides video content (whole films or short clips) about the culture and economies of countries all over the world. To access this database, you must be logged into Esearch.

Websites

CIA Wordfact Book The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities (from the publisher's website).

BBC News Country Profiles Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions (from the publisher's website).

LexMundi: Guides to Doing Business The Guides to Doing Business are prepared by Lex Mundi's member firms and provide a comprehensive overview of the legal and business environments in more than 100 jurisdictions worldwide. They can serve as a useful resource tool when planning an international business strategy or researching a new business market (from the publisher's website).

PKF Doing Business In Guides PKF is a global network of legally independent firms bound together by a shared commitment to quality, integrity and the creation of clarity in a complex regulatory environment (from the publisher's website). They have created comprehensive guides to many of the 150 countries they operate in.

World Bank Country Data Indicators Graph, map and compare more than 1,000 time series indicators from the World Development Indicators and more than 5,000 indicators from other collections such as Gender Statistics, African Development Indicators, and Education Statistics (from the publisher's website).