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Industry Information: Economic Conditions

Research Guide for Industry Information resources

Economic Conditions - Local and State

Economic Conditions - U.S.

Economic Conditions - International

    • China Data Online  (via Data-Planet Statistical Datasets) - select "browse by source" from left frame
    • globalEDGE - from CIBER at Michigan State Univ. - "country insights" has statistics from 201 countries
      • See also its Resource Desk, and "DIBS" - Database of International Business Statistics (latter requires login, but is free)
    • IMF (International Monetary Fund) Data and Statistics - selected statistics available for free
    • International Financial Statistics  - library subscription ; full IFS from the IMF
    • ProQuest Statistical Insight - summaries of tables in International Index to Statistics (IIS) - library has IIS on fiche, 2d floor
    • UNdata -  from the United Nations.  Select "Databases".  Includes subset of WDI (listed below)
    • United Nations Statistical Yearbook
      • Latest ed. at Information Services Desk; earlier editions at:  HA12.5.U63 - 3rd floor
    • Viewswire - download data (including forecasts) from the Economist Intelligence Unit
    • World Bank Data -  300 indicators available for free - from 1960 onward  (subset of WDI below)
    • World Development Indicators  (World Bank) - WDI
      • tables online via Data-Planet Statistical DataSets - select "browse by source" from left frame
      • Some years are on CD-ROM, and are in the Library (ask at Services Desk). Others are offsite, at Library Services Center - HC59.15 .W656c
      • Earlier years in print, offsite, at Library Services Center: Reference HC59.15.W656c
    • World Development Factbook  (Euromonitor) -  Latest in Reference - HC59.15 W675
    • World Economic Outlook  (IMF)  monthly statistics online; earlier at: HC10.W7979
    • World Factbook (CIA) - key statistics on the economy for 266 countries
    • OECD Statistics - selected statistics available for free


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