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Journal & News Articles

Statistical Sources

  • EIU CountryData  Icon
    Economic indicators and forecasts covering 115 countries, includes 271 economic series.
  • Global Financial Data  Icon
    For current Stanford community
    World economic data on over 150 countries. U.S. Stock Database and Real Estate database are not included in our subscription.
  • International Data Base
    from Census Bureau.
  • OECD iLibrary  Icon
    Full text publications from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
  • Eurostat
    Eurostat is the statistical office of the European Union situated in Luxembourg. Its task is to provide the European Union with statistics at European level that enable comparisons between countries and regions.

Additional Websites

Country Conditions

  • BMI Research  Icon
    Country risk ratings, macroeconomics analyses and forecasts, and industry analysis.
  • CountryWatch  Icon
    Economic and political information on 192 countries.
  • Europa World Year Book
    Global overview of countries and international organizations covering country overview and history, statistical survey, government directory.
  • World Competitiveness Online  Icon
    For current Stanford community
    Competitiveness of countries based on their economic performance, government efficiency, business efficiency, and infrastructure.

Industry & Market Research

  • BMI Research  Icon
    Market research and forecast reports covering 14 select industries.
  • Academic  Icon
    Reports by Packaged Facts (consumer goods), Kalorama Information (health science), Specialists in Business Information, Simba Information (media industry), Executive Summaries, and MarketLook Reports.
    Jump-Start Guide
  • Mintel  Icon  Icon
    For current Stanford community · Valid Stanford email address required for registration.
    Market research reports mainly for the US and European marketplace.
  • Datamonitor Reports (via Business Source Complete)  Icon
    For industry profiles, add "marketline" in your search keyword; For MarketWatch or company reports, add "datamonitor" to your search.
  • U.S. Commercial Service Market Research Library  Icon
    Market research reports by U.S. Dept. of Commerce.

Company Research

  • Mint Global  Icon
    (Alternative search interface: Orbis)
    Profiles public and private companies worldwide. Mint Global offers a simpler search interface than Orbis.
  • BMI Research  Icon
    Company Intelligence portion covers global companies and regional offices of multinational corporations.
  • Capital IQ  Icon
    Current GSB faculty, students, and staff: use SUNet ID (First time users need to request an account. Usual turnaround is one week.) From 6/30 to 8/31, current MBA/PhD student access only available via a shared account in Traders Pit.
    Others: Access to the database in Traders Pit of the Business Library
    — Excel Plugin is only available for current Stanford Community at RAIL Lab, 3F Bass Center
    Provides financial information on companies, private equity, etc.
  • Thomson ONE (IE Browser only)  
    Company financials, earning estimates, market data and stock quotes, PE firms, etc. Spreadsheet Link (Excel Add-in) available on designated computers in Traders Pit of the Business Library.
    20 simultaneous users
    Spreadsheet Link User Guide
    Technical issues? Click on the blue circle i (next to the database name) for more information.

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