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Business and Statistics
Business Source Complete
Select "Country Reports" (at right). Includes overviews, economic studies, and marketing reports for countries A to Z.
"Provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 183 economies."
GLIN: Global Legal Information Network
Official texts of laws, regulations, judicial decisions, and other legal sources contributed by governmental agencies and international organizations.
Human Development Reports
Includes the Human Development Index (HDI) measuring health, education, and standard of living by country. Also available in print.
Database of economic statistics produced by the International Monetary Fund, with annual data on banking and trade for countries and the world.
International Monetary Fund Yearbooks
- Annual statistics by country, in hard copy:
- Balance of Payments Statistics, Reference HG 3882 .B34 (year) - Direction of Trade Statistics, Reference HF 91 .I65 (year) - Government Finance Statistics, Reference HJ 101 .G68 (year) - International Financial Statistics, Reference HG 61 .I57 (year)
International Trade Statistics Yearbook
United Nations trade by country and trade by commodity (1992-present). Previous years in Reference Storage: HF 55.U5 Y4 (1952-82, incomplete) and HF 55.U5 I58 (1983-91).
Select a Country Profile for an overview of the economy, industry, geography, history, people, government, communications, media, and transportation.
Gateway to global economic and social data by country from OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development).
Statistical Abstract of the United States
Annual database of national demographic, economic, education, and health statistics in the US, as well as some international data.
Statistical information from U.N. member states on a range of economic and societal topics, as well as Millennium Development Goals indicators.
World Development Indicators (The World Bank)
World Bank statistics for developing nations on health, education, welfare, natural resources, and economic growth, with 10-20 years of comparative data, plus Global Development Finance.
Reference HC 59.15 W656 (yr)