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Database vendors and electronic journal publishers have given Olin license rights to their services. Contracts specify only current Olin students, faculty and staff have access to these restricted resources. View Remote Access for more information on how this impacts your ability to connect.


* Doing Business
*Doing Business(World Bank)
The Doing Business database provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement. The Doing Business indicators are comparable across 155 economies. They indicate the regulatory costs of business and can be used to analyze specific regulations that enhance or constrain investment, productivity and growth.
Danforth Campus access
Economagic
A comprehensive site of economic time series data. There are more than 100,000 series for which data and custom charts can be retrieved. The majority are for US macroeconomic data, but there is also some foreign economic statistics.
Danforth Campus access
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Data
This site is maintained by the Federal Reserve of St. Louis. About a thousand U.S. time series are available and downloadable into Excel. Also has a listing of currently available jobs , working papers, speeches made the president of the Federal Reserve and more.
Danforth Campus access
*globalEDGE
Created by the Center for International Business Education and Research at Michigan State University MSU-CIBER , GlobalEDGE™ is a knowledge web-portal that connects international business professionals worldwide to a wealth of information on global business activities. GlobalEDGE™ offers:

  • Global Resources - more than 5,000 online resurces
  • Country Insights a wealth of information on all countries
  • Community - an interactive forum for business professionals
  • Knowledge Room - latest issues in international business
  • Academy - extensive research and teaching resources
  • Diagnostic tools - decision-support tools

MSUGlobal Access A portal is searchable by topic and geographic area or country. Country pages offer basic facts, news sources and background information.
Danforth Campus access
Passport GMID Database
Euromonitor International's Passport (GMID) is an award-winning online information resource providing business intelligence on industries, countries and consumers. It offers integrated access to internationally comparable statistics, full-text market reports, insightful comment from expert industry and country analysts as well as thousands of sources of further information. See this guide for help on using this database.
Danforth Campus access
International Financial Statistics
Approximately 32,000 time series covering more than 200 countries starting in 1948. Includes exchange rates, Fund accounts and the main global and country economic indicators.
Danforth Campus access
globalaccess ISI Emerging Markets
Only for countries considered "emerging" but it is a great resource if the country you are interested in is here.
Business School access only
LexisNexis Academic
(Click on Reference and then Country Profiles)

LexisNexis Statistical
Statistical data tool that lets you trend, rank, and map statistics from hundreds of public domain and licensed datasets. Click on the URL above, then click on the Customize Data link to access DataSets.
Danforth Campus access
globalaccess Macroeconomic Advisers
A St. Louis based company that provides economic forecasts for the United States. Some international data is available. Larry Myers, former Federal Reserve Governor, is affiliated with this organization.
Danforth Campus access
Mergent
Click on Country Profiles on right hand side of the home page.
Business School access only

Mintel Global Market Navigator
Mintel Global Market Navigator is a comprehensive database designed to give you instant access to critical market data for consumer industries across the world. Global Market Navigator will tell you the market size, segmentation and market share along with 5 years' historical and 5 years' forecast data.
Danforth Campus access
Mintel Reports
Use this resource to find market research reports for a number of industries. The information in the reports is a mix of primary data collected by Mintel together with secondary source information.
Danforth Campus access
NBER-National Bureau of Economic Research - A cornucopia of links to statistical information from a wide variety of sources prepared by the NBER. Emphasis is on U.S. but some other country data is also available. Danforth Campus access

Sourceoecd
SourceOECD is the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's online library of statistical databases, books and periodicals. For country specific information, use the search box at the top of the page and choose 'Country Reports and Tables' from the dropdown menu. One of the most useful features of this service is the option of clicking on a chart or graph in a PDF file and downloading an Excel table with the background data from which the chart or graph was made.
Danforth Campus access