International Business Information

Current Olin students, faculty and staff have access to these restricted resources. View Remote Access for more information.

*Doing Business(World Bank)
The Doing Business database provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement. The Doing Business indicators are comparable across 155 economies. They indicate the regulatory costs of business and can be used to analyze specific regulations that enhance or constrain investment, productivity and growth.
Danforth Campus access
Economagic
A comprehensive site of economic time series data. There are more than 100,000 series for which data and custom charts can be retrieved. The majority are for US macroeconomic data, but also some foreign economic statistics.
Danforth Campus access
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Data
This site is maintained by the Federal Reserve of St. Louis. About a thousand U.S. time series are available and downloadable into Excel. Also has a listing of currently available jobs , working papers, speeches made the president of the Federal Reserve and more.
Danforth Campus access
*globalEDGE
Created by the Center for International Business Education and Research at Michigan State University MSU-CIBER , GlobalEDGE™ is a knowledge web-portal that connects international business professionals worldwide to a wealth of information on global business activities. GlobalEDGE™ offers: Global Resources – more than 5,000 online resurces, Country Insights a wealth of information on all countries, Community – an interactive forum for business professionals, Knowledge Room – latest issues in international business, Academy – extensive research and teaching resources, Diagnostic tools – decision-support tools MSUGlobal Access A portal is searchable by topic and geographic area or country. Country pages offer basic facts, news sources and background information.
Danforth Campus access
Passport GMID DatabaseEuromonitor International’s Passport (GMID) is an award-winning online information resource providing business intelligence on industries, countries and consumers.It offers integrated access to internationally comparable statistics, full-text market reports, insightful comment from expert industry and country analysts as well as thousands of sources of further information. See this guide for help on using this database. Danforth Campus access
International Financial Statistics
Approximately 32,000 time series covering more than 200 countries starting in 1948. Includes exchange rates, Fund accounts and the main global and country economic indicators.
Danforth Campus access
ISI Emerging Markets
Only for countries considered “emerging” but it is a great resource if the country you are interested in is here.
Business School access only
LexisNexis AcademicClick on Reference and then Country ProfilesLexisNexis Statistical
Statistical data tool that lets you trend, rank, and map statistics from hundreds of public domain and licensed datasets. Click on the URL above, then click on the Customize Data link to access DataSets.
Danforth Campus access
Macroeconomic Advisers
A St. Louis based company that provides economic forecasts for the United States. Some international data is available. Larry Myers, former Federal Reserve Governor, is affiliated with this organization.
Danforth Campus access
Mintel Global Market NavigatorMintel Global Market Navigator is a comprehensive database designed to give you instant access to critical market data for consumer industries across the world. Global Market Navigator will tell you the market size, segmentation and market share along with 5 years’ historical and 5 years’ forecast data. Danforth Campus access
Mintel Reports
Use this resource to find market research reports for a number of industries. The information in the reports is a mix of primary data collected by Mintel together with secondary source information.
Danforth Campus access
NBER-National Bureau of Economic Research – A cornucopia of links to statistical information from a wide variety of sources prepared by the NBER. Emphasis is on U.S. but some other country data is also available. Danforth Campus access
Sourceoecd
SourceOECD is the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s online library of statistical databases, books and periodicals. For country specific information, use the search box at the top of the page and choose ‘Country Reports and Tables’ from the dropdown menu. One of the most useful features of this service is the option of clicking on a chart or graph in a PDF file and downloading an Excel table with the background data from which the chart or graph was made.
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Business Source Complete
Click ‘Company profiles’ link.
Danforth Campus access
Marketline Advantage
Marketline Advantage provides coverage of 30,000 + companies updated annually. It also provides 3500+ industrial profiles updated annually as well as country profiles, country statistics, and financial statistics tracked by Marketline.
Danforth Campus access
Factiva
Click ‘Companies/Markets’ at top of page then the ‘Company’ tab.
Limited to 6 concurrent users; logoff when done
Danforth Campus access
Hoover’s Online Business Network
Worldwide in scope.
Business School Access only
International Directory of Company Histories
Primary strength is lengthy text of company history. For recent events, use other resources.
Danforth Campus access
ThomsonOne
Our subscription includes some, but not all of the features from the ThomsonOne database. Key portions we receive include broker/analyst reports, Deals(public companies), corporate governance information, fundamental comparables and a few others. Please use Internet Explorer with this database.
Danforth Campus access
ISI Emerging Markets
Click country of interest then ‘Company’ tab at top of page.
Business School Access only
Passport GMID Database
Click ‘Companies’tab at top of page.
Danforth Campus access

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Factiva
One of the premier resources produced by the publisher of The Wall Street Journal. It provides access to the full text of thousands of popular business and general publications. Also has the full text of all Dow Jones publications including The Wall Street Journal, hundreds of newspapers and also financial information on public companies.

LexisNexis Academic
A full text resource to hundreds of business and general interest magazines and newspapers. Excellent source for company, industry and product information. Also good for general and political news. Legal and medical information can also be obtained. Updated daily.

Domestic International Resources
globalEDGE
This site created by the Center for International Business Education and Research at Michigan State University is a wonderful resource for anyone wanting to do business in other countries.

Economic Resources
Bureau of Labor Statistics

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Financial Resources
CCH Financial Crisis News Center

Finance Resources on the Web
From NYU Stern Professor Ian Giddy’s Finance Resources on the Web