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BUA 343 (Prof. Tijerina) International Business Research: Research Resources & Strategy

Research Current Event via Newspaper Sources

Research Scholarly Opinions

Top Resources to Explore

Country Profiles

1. Europa World Plus (Library Subscription)
Select a country on the upper right corner. 
2. A-Z World Business (Library Subscription)
Select a country under Country Business Guide.
3. CIA World Factbook
Click "Select a country to view" down arrow.

Economic Forecast and Country Risk Reports

5. AM Best Rating Services

Doing Business In Reports
8. Country Commercial Guides (International Trade Administration)

Statistics and Data

9. Statista - Economic, development and demographic statistics

10. World Bank Trade Statistics by Country-Click profile and trade summary on the left column to see the top trading partners.
11. World Bank Data Catalog-Click world development indicator, check the box of certain countries, select series, then expanding the filter arrow and select related topics such as infrastructure, check the boxes of related topics, select time and then click apply changes on the right of the screen.

12. World Bank Open Data: Development and business trends by country, with a focus on developling countries. 
13. Country Statistical Yearbook Research Guide

14. UN Comtrade- statistics for commodities on a global level-compare commodity and individual import/export country. 

Books about International Political Economy

Research Strategy

Business Librarian

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Senta Sellers
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