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IBA 250: Start Here

IBA 250 - Nolan Introduction to International Business

Guide Contents

Academic/News Articles
Use these databases to find academic articles, news stories and current events about a country.

Data Sets
Get macroeconomic, socio-economic, marketing and historical data about a country, its population and market behaviors.

Country Data
Find descriptive information about political, economics, social, legal and technological events within a country.  Get information on the customs and rituals that people go through within a culture.

Company Information
Obtain information on companies that do business within a country or industry.  These resources will provide data on public and private companies.

Citing Sources
Use the resources on this page to properly cite the numbers and information you have found in the previous pages.  You can find all the major citation styles that will be required by university faculty.

Best Bets

These are links to free information contained on the internet and published by international organizations.

From Michigan State University, this is a collection of thousands of resources from topics ranging from international news, corporate governance and trade law.

International Monetary Fund page that includes lots of free statistics such as economic outlook data, commodity prices and country financial data.

World Bank
Free information about topics such as education, global financial crisis, corruption and statistics.

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development site that has fully searchable documents and statists databases.