Africa's Development in Historical Perspective
Burgis, Tom. The Looting Machine: Warlords, Oligarchs, Corporations, Smugglers, and the Theft of Africa's Wealth
Cleveland, Todd. Stones of Contention: a History of Africa's Diamonds
Displacement Economies in Africa: Paradoxes of Crisis and Creativity
In our print Reference Collection:
Major Companies of Africa South of the Sahara
Tourism Market Trends: Africa
Databases, E-journal and E-Book Packages:
(Available to Current MIIS Students, Faculty and Staff only)
Our ProQuest subscription includes three business databases from ABI/INFORM:ABI/INFORM Dateline focusses on local and regional business news, ABI/INFORM Globalsearches over 3,000 periodicals that focus on global business issues, and ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry indexes over 1200 trade and industry periodicals.
Business Monitor Online
A good source for researching country markets. Business Monitor Online features daily news, political and economic risk analysis and ratings, macroeconomic forecasts, and industry sector analysis.
Business Source Elite on EBSCOHost
An index to business and economics magazines and journals with full text for over 1,000 business publications and company profiles.
Euromonitor International Global Market Information Database (GMID)
GMID has statistics and analysis on industries, markets and consumers for 205 countries.
Uniworld provides access to two corporate directories - American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries and Foreign Firms Operating in the United States.
World Trade Online
Full text of the weekly newsletter Inside U.S. Trade, international trade documents, reports and decisions, and WTO news.
Africa Business Daily
Business news for the region.
African Economic Research Consortium
A nonprofit research organization based in Kenya. Links to research papers.
African Journal of Business Management
This open source peer-reviewed journal is published weekly.
African Journal of Marketing Management
This open source peer-reviewed journal is published monthly.
The website of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa has both country and regional information on trade and investment.
Doing Business Project
Guides to doing business in different countries from the International Finance Corporation/World Bank.
Economic Commission for Africa
The UN agency which focuses on economic issues in the region. News, documents, and publications are available through this website.
Economic and commercial profiles of selected countries in Africa.
International Monetary Fund: Country Information
Economic and financial profiles of countries.
An International Labour Office database with labor law information for individual countries.
Office of the United States Trade Representative: Africa
News, reports, and speeches on U.S. trade relations with the region and individual countries.
UNCTAD: Development of Africa
Selected statistics and publications relating to trade and development issues from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.