International Business Resources

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CIA Fact Book

The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.

World Bank

Welcome to the World Bank e-Library, an online, fully cross-searchable portal of over 4,500 World Bank documents. The collection consists of over 1,800 World Bank publications and over 2,700 Policy Research Working Papers (What are Policy Research Working Papers?) ( Search Working Papers), plus each new book and paper as they are published.
About the World Bank e-Library

The World Bank e-library is one of the most comprehensive collections in the area of social and economic development.
An essential information resource:
  • All current and recent World Bank titles, documents and papers in PDF and other user-friendly formats
  • Titles available on or about publication date of the print edition.
  • You can also access and download (in Excel) a complete World Bank Publications for over 1700 publications in the e-Library.

Over 2600 Policy Research Working Papers

You can browse the e-Library by region:

  • African collection
  • East Asian collection
  • Eastern Europe and Central Asia collection
  • Latin American collection
  • Middle East - North Africa collection

International Monetary Fund

U.S. Agency for International Development

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID ) is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential.

Economic Data

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