Business, Economics and Trade

Databases, E-journal and E-Books:

(Available to Current MIIS Students, Faculty and Staff only)

ABI/INFORM Complete
Our ProQuest subscription includes three business databases from ABI/INFORM: ABI/INFORM Dateline focuses on local and regional business news, ABI/INFORM Global searches 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.

EIU Country Reports & Profiles 
Economic and political analysis of countries from the Economist Intelligence Unit.  Updated monthly.

Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets
Published by Gale, this encyclopedia focuses on countries with rapid economic and industrial growth.

Euromonitor International Global Market Information Database (GMID)
GMID has statistics and analysis on industries, markets and consumers for 205 countries.

Europa World
The online version of Europa World Year Book, Europa World provides current economic and political profiles of every country in the world, as well as directory information and statistics.  Europa also profiles international organizations.

NBER Working Papers
Research papers from the National Bureau of Economic Research.

World Trade Online
Full text of the weekly newsletter Inside U.S. Trade, international trade documents, reports and decisions, and WTO news.

 

Websites:

Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America
Links to the chambers in each country in the region as well as discussion of trade policy issues in the region.

Doing Business Project
Guides to doing business in different countries from the International Finance Corporation/World Bank.

Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
The web site of this UN agency has statistical information and full text of reports on economic issues in the region.  Includes PDF versions of publications like the annual Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean and the journal CEPAL Review.

The FITA Latin America Trade Mini-portal
Country profiles and links to good websites with trade information for the region.  Maintained by the Federation of International Trade Associations.

Foreign Trade Information System
This website focuses on trade issues in the Americas.  Includes articles, statistics, documents and treaties.  Maintained by the Trade Unit of the Organization of American States.

GlobalEDGE
Economic and commercial profiles of selected countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.

International Monetary Fund: Country Information
Economic and financial profiles of countries.

MERCOSUR/MERCOSUL
The official website for MERCOSUR/MERCOSUL, with text of treaties, agreements, directives and decisions.

NAFTA Secretariat
Full text of the treaty, legal texts, and dispute settlement documents.

NATLEX
An International Labour Office database with labor law information for individual countries.

North American Free Trade Agreement
Information on NAFTA from the U.S. Trade Representative.

World Economic Forum: Competitiveness Library
Publications of the World Economic Forum are available for download.  This library includes the annual Global Competitiveness Report and the Latin America Competitiveness Report.