ECON326: Economic Development
Focuses on cultures and countries around the world. Entries contain descriptive summaries of the country in question, including demographic, historical, cultural, economic, religious, and political information.
Political and economic background on 250 countries and territories (not just Europe!).
Also includes profiles of major international organizations such as development banks and economic unions.
Brief information and statistics on 266 countries and territories, including "history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues."
See where your country stands! Featuring the Human Development Index. From the UN Development Programme.
Create charts and dynamic timelines using a wide range of international economic, demographic, social, and environmental data.
Locate official statistics by country, region, or topic. Compiled by U. of Auckland Library.
Purchasing Power Parity and national accounts time series (1950-2007) for 189 countries.
Choose PWT 6.3 > Data Download
Search for full-text articles on your country from The Economist (keep in mind not all content on the public site is available for free).
Remember to set date limits/sort by Date Descending, and all the other useful options to refine your search, located on the left side of the results screen.
Links to news sites from all over the world. Sites labeled en are in English.
International news, both in English and original languages.
Search thousands of international newspapers and journals.
- Search by region + subject: Development/humanitarian aid, Economic news
- Search by region + source > category > By type: Economics & country analysis
- Narrow results with Discovery Pane categories (left of screen)
- News Pages > pulldown to Global > browse headlines, or search the Global Newsstand
Preeminent database for economics: articles, books, working papers, dissertations.
Find articles from newspapers, scholarly journals, & magazines about business & economics.
Includes articles from The Economist.
See also Country Reports: search for country name, then Refine Your Results to Source Type > Show More > Country Reports
Clearinghouse for NGO research, working papers.
Go to Country Profiles > choose topic, then browse for those marked as Eldis articles.
Find articles from sociology, economics, political science.
Find articles and conference papers from the field of sociology.