International Business Research: Home

Databases, useful websites,and books at UCBerkeley for international business research.

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EIU Country Commerce
51 countries. A practical reference guide to specific operating conditions, commercial laws and business regulations. How to obtain proper permit and registrations, how to protect intellectual property, how to comply with local tax laws-including e-commerce rules.

EIU Country Finance
45 countries - Comprehensive guide to changes in financial services, operating conditions, tax laws and investment opportunities. Cash management and short-term investment options, bank and non-bank credit, equity and debt financing, and markets for stocks, bonds, currencies and derivatives.

International Financial Statistics (IFS)
International Monetary Fund. Monthly, quarterly, and annual statistics from 1948+. Primarily dealing with banking, finance, and money statistics in a time series, it also includes population, GDP, production, consumption, government expenditures, export/import, balance of payments, etc. for IMF member countries.

OECD iLibrary
Comprehensive statistics and chapters and/or books on various themes for OECD countries - includes a fair amount for non-OECD countries

World Investment and Political Risk
Political risk perceptions, foreign investment intentions, and longer-term demand for political risk insurance (PRI), especially in emerging economies.

World Bank Reports and World Development Indicators
Social, environmental and economic development statistics and reports.

World Investment Report (UN)
Analysis of Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) as it relates to development for previous year, ranking of largest transnational corporations, in-depth analysis for selected FDI topics, and statistics for 196 countries

Statistics

Eurostat 
European Economic, social, business, and environmental data for the European Union and its member states, as well as major trade partners. The economy (national accounts, prices and wages, balance of payments, international trade in goods, environment, science and technology, sectors and enterprises (business structures at a glance, industry and construction, distributive trade, financial markets, transport, tourism, energy), and agriculture, forestry, and fisheries. Appendixes include a glossary, geonomenclature, classification of economic activities, classification of commodities, and a list of abbreviations and acronyms.

Global Financial Database 
Current and historical data on stocks, commodities, and economic indicators for most countries. Login anonymously if you don't want to create a personal profile.

International Financial Statistics (IFS) 
By the International Monetary Fund. Monthly, quarterly, and annual statistics going back to 1948. Primarily dealing with banking, finance, and money statistics in a time series, it also includes population, economic/financial, income, GDP, production, consumption, government expenditures, export/import, balance of payments, etc. for IMF member countries.

ProQuest Statistical Insight 
Statistics from governments, non-governmental agencies, United Nations agencies, regulatory agencies, as well as trade and professional associations. For reports and data not available electronically: record numbers prefixed with SRI are on microfiche and are filed in cabinets across from the Reference Desk in Long Library, while those that are prefixed with ISS and ASI are housed at in Doe Library.

OECD iLibrary

UN Comtrade 
Commodity trade statistics, UNCTAD publishes a number of statistics, including those for world trade in creative products and services.

UN statistical databases

World Bank Reports and World Development Indicators 
Social, environmental and economic development statistics and reports.

Subject Guide

Monica Singh
Contact:
Long Business Library
Third Floor, Student Services Building
Haas School of Business
(510) 643-0528
Subjects:Business
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