Background Notes - Country Information - U.S. Department of State background notes, arranged by country.
Statesman's Year Book. ( Ref 305 St29) New York: St. Martin's, Annual.
World Government Data - Compiled by the Guardian (UK), a metasearch of governmental data from multiple countries, with downloadable data sets.
Constitutions, Treaties and Official Declarations Around the World - An alphabetical listing of approximately 140 countries, with links to their constitutions, and other links if available to treaties.
Americas Program ;- Policy briefs and analysis from the International Relations Center. Includes information on migration, sustainable development, and trade.
International Company Profiles, Histories, and Financials
(See OneSource for in-depth company information and financials for US and international companies)
International Industry and Consumer Data
Business Environment Snapshots. "BES combines data from various World Bank (WB) entities including the International Finance Corporation (IFC) along with several private publishers to measure the business climate in 183 countries."
World Bank Data, includes World Development Indicators.
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Data and Statistics, includes World Economic Outlook, Global Financial Stability Report, and Fiscal Monitor.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Economics Department, includes "Economic outlook, analysis, and forecasts," and "Economic surveys and country surveillance."
Doing Business Project, Measuring Business Regulations (from the International Finance Corporation, of the World Bank)
An essential resource for global business! "Doing Business provides a wealth of information for studying business regulations across countries. This excellent World Bank publication "provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 185 economies and selected cities at the subnational and regional level.' " (Description from Choice, October 2013)
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