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Scholarly resources for study and research in Business & Management

International Business Research Resources

Use these highly recommended databases to locate articles and other business resources.  See the Database Portal for details on each business database; the Database Portal provides an alphabetical list of all databases as well as other broad subject areas.

Country Data is abundant through specific databases here at George Mason University

EIU Country Information

Updated daily Extensive country information from various Economist Intelligence Unit publications, covering most countries and including politics, economics, business, markets and data. (Country Report, Country Profile, Country Monitor, and Business Newsletters.)

 EIU ViewsWire

Updated daily Timely analysis on key economic, political and business developments around the world. Each day, the EIU ViewsWire supplies 100–150 analytical articles on any of 195 countries 

LexisNexis Academic

LexisNexis Academic provides access to a wide range of news (includes New York Times, Washington Post, LA Times), business (company news, industry forecasts), government (legislative news, tax information), legal (news, case law), reference information and detailed country information

 Source OECD

Full-text electronic portal for publications of the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development. Included are books, reports, periodicals, and statistical publications with downloading capabilities.


More than 450 statistical time series for countries from around the world covering a wide range of economic and socio-demographic topics. Descriptions of the international sources and definitions used in compiling the data are included.

Vente et Gestion

This resource full-text, French language business journals aimed at both academic and professional researchers. It covers topics such as accounting & tax, administration, industry & manufacturing, marketing, logistics, and technology.

World Bank e-library

Includes all current and recent titles published by the World Bank including documents and papers in PDF and other formats; Database may be searched by geographic region or by topic.

World Development Indicators Online

Contains statistical and time series data for over 600 development indicators dating back to the 1960's. Data includes social, economic, financial, and environmental indicators for over 200 countries and 18 country groups.

World Factbook

A complete geographical handbook, featuring 267 full-color maps and flags of all nations and geographical entities. Each country profile tracks demographic, ethnicity, literacy, political, and economic data.

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