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    • Country Profiles

      Business Source Ultimate
      Includes reports published by Business Monitor International, Country Watch, MarketLine, iHS Global, PRS Group –Political Risk Yearbook.

      Country Analysis for Emerging markets. Select “Country Analysis” tab.

      Search limiting by "Countries"
      Marketline analyzes the political, economic, social, technological, legal, and environmental (PESTLE) structure of the country. The PESTLE country analysis report series provides in-depth analysis of 50 major countries.

      OECD iLibrary
      A gateway to OECD’s analysis and data. Contains economic surveys of countries and their economic outlook.

      Choose “Economies”. Find information on the Business environment; Cities; Economy, Finance and Trade; Industry; Infrastructure and Environment.

      Thomson One
      Includes EIU’s “Country Reports Top 50” and Oxford Economics Research’s “Country Economic Forecasts”.
      Go to Screening & Analysis> Research> Research search and limit by Report type: Investing/Economic.  This resource only works on Internet Explorer.

    • Commercial Guides

      Doing Business
      The World Bank provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms in 190 economies and selected cities at the subnational level.

      Deloitte Tax Guides and Country Highlights
      Tax guides and highlights.

      Spanish Institute of Export Trade guides.

      Baker Tilly International
      Find Doing Business Country Guides, Country Tax Guides, Transfer Pricing Country Guides and Indirect Tax Country Guides.

      Competitive Alternatives. KPMG
      Guide to International Business Location Costs.

    • Country Rankings

      World Competitiveness Yearbook – Access: IESE Campus (use IESE username & password)
      IMD annual report on the competitiveness of nations.

      Emerging markets cross countries comparison.

      Global Competitiveness Report
      WEF annual report on competitiveness of nations.

      Nation Master
      Compare countries on just about anything.

      Legatum Prosperity Index
      Ranking of 142 countries by prosperity as a combination of wealth and wellbeing.

      The World Fact Book
      CIA publication that marshals facts on every country, dependency, and geographic entity in the world.

    • Macroeconomic Data

      Comprehensive international macroeconomic data.
      Available only at the Barcelona Library.

      Comprehensive international economic and financial data.
      Available only at the Barcelona and Madrid Libraries (through Thomson Reuters Eikon).

      Country and industry statistics for emerging markets.

      OECD iLibrary
      Statistical information from the OECD.

      International consumer markets, demographic and economic data for over 200 countries.

      Thomson Reuters Eikon
      Financial and Country Statistics.
      Available only at the Barcelona and Madrid Libraries.

      See Economic Data guide and Statistics guide

    • Cities

      IESE Cities in Motion Index
      This in-house index examines all aspects that contribute to sustainability and quality of life in cities.

      Select Economies > Cities
      Euromonitor’s city reports, city analysis, datagraphics and more.

    • News

      9,000 news and trade sources in 22 languages.

      EMIS (Emerging Markets Information Service)
      News for 60 emerging markets.

    • Working Abroad

      Expat Explorer Survey
      HBSC global expat surveys.

      Expat Insider
      The biggest expat survey worldwide.

    Contact Info

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