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Library Resources for Entrepreneurship and Global Consulting
The following resources will provide country/market information including political conditions, economic conditions, socio-cultural factors, technology, environmental factors, entrepreneurship/new business.
Country, Industry, Market and Consumer Information
EIU Country Analysis: Economist Intelligence Unit
A rich source of country information - profiles, forecasts, analysis and more.
Provides company, industry, country and financial data. Includes company SWOTs, industry profiles, case studies. Now includes city profiles as well.
Passport GMID (Euromonitor)
Provides international marketing data, analysis, and information sources for countries, consumers, and industries
Data and Statistics
Country rankings on ease of doing business. Also includes reports on special topics. From the World Bank.
World Bank Entrepreneurship Project
Completed in 2017, the project measures entrepreneurship by country to reveal factors affecting new firm creation.
World Development Indicators
The WDI presents the most current and accurate global development data available, and includes national, regional and global estimates.
Human Development Index
A summary composite index that measures a country's average achievements in three basic aspects of human development: health, knowledge, and income.
Statista provides access to quantitative data on media, business, finance, politics, and a wide variety of other areas of interest or markets. International in scope.