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Business Research

Research guide for students at the University of Northern Colorado Monfort College of Business.
International Business Research Guide

Country Reports & Indicators

Statista Database
Search by country name or use filters on the left.
Business Source Premier Database
Click the "Country Reports" link on the home page.
globalEDGE Website
Web portal linking to information, insights, and resources on global business activities.
Mintel Database
Links to the "Market Sizes" portion of Mintel Academic.

Additional Resources for Reports and Data

Human Development Index (HDI) - Part of the United Nations Development Programme, the HDI was created to assess the development of countries on factors other than economic growth. The Human Development Index (HDI) is a summary measure of average achievement in key dimensions of human development: a long and healthy life, being knowledgeable and have a decent standard of living.

International Trade Administration: Research by Country - Designed to educate U.S companies about doing business in a particular country.

CIA World Factbook - Basic intelligence on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, environment, communications, transportation, military, terrorism, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.

U.S. Department of State - Select a country under the "Countries & Areas" menu.

European Union Country Profiles - Information on EU countries, government and society, countries using the euro, members of border-free travel area.

The World Bank: Doing Business Archive - Provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement abroad. The archive covers 2004-2020.

The World Bank: Business Enabling Environment (BEE) Project - This project replaces the "Doing Business" guides and is still in development.

Country Insights - Overviews of culture and etiquette around the world. Created by Canada's Centre for Intercultural Learning.

Library of Congress Guides to Law Online - A guide that collects online resources on legal matters and governance by nation.

Mergent Online Country Profiles - Freely available profiles can be found by country name in the drop-down box on the right side of the basic search page.