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This is a selective list of databases for International Business topics.

Contact Mark Bodnar, Business Liaison Librarian, if you need assistance.

Top Resources

  1. Thousands of scholarly business journals, industry magazines, company profiles, and industry & market reports. This database offers information in virtually every area of business including accounting & tax, banking, finance & insurance, construction, computer science, economics and many more.
  2. Factiva provides a wide range of information from newspapers, newswires, industry publications, websites, and company reports. The global range of publications provides both local insight and international perspective on business issues and current events especially with regard to current information on companies, industries, and financial markets.
  3. Demographic and economic data on every country in the world (with forecasts), as well as statistics, market reports, company profiles and information sources for country, market, consumer, and lifestyle profiling.

    Restricted to current SFU students, faculty and staff with a valid SFU computing ID.

    Effective January 22, 2018, a name and email address is required to download PDF reports. Euromonitor implemented this requirement for security and will not use for sales or marketing purposes.

  4. Annual statistics on competitiveness of nations. Countries are ranked based on economic performance, government efficiency, business efficiency and infrastructure. Based on time series data from the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook, published since 1989.
  5. A simple to use statistics portal that integrates statistics from thousands of sources, on topics related to business, media, public policy, health and others. Statistics can be exported in PPT, XLS, PDF, and PNG formats.

Other Resources

  1. Multidisciplinary index to academic & popular journals.
  2. Strategic management reports, including industry reports in consumer products, energy, financial services, healthcare, and technology.
  3. Analysis of Canadian, US, Chinese and global industries providing insight into current and future industry performance, changing trends, operating conditions and supply chain linkages. Each report covers the industry's description, outlook, and life cycle stage, as well as the competitive landscape, major companies, and key statistics.
  4. Directory entries provide information on leading companies in particular industries, including founders, expansions and losses, NAICS codes, key dates, ticker symbol, principal subsidiaries, principal divisions, and principal competitors.
  5. International news coverage, business news, legal cases and law reports from early 1970's to present. Content is strongly American with significant coverage of Canadian and international topics.
  6. Full-text of current issues of newspapers from around the world in full-color, full-page format. Includes thousands of newspapers in over 40 languages from Canada and internationally. A rolling back file of coverage varies with each newspaper ranging from 3 days to 2 months.
  7. A compilation of United Nations and agency statistics, covering economic, social, financial and development topics. In most cases time series are available from 1970 or 1980 and many series are disaggregated to show underlying distributions.
  8. Indexes core journal articles, conference proceedings, and other resources in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, can be used for citation analysis of research. A citation index contains the references cited by the authors of the publications covered by the index. You can use these references to do a cited reference search. This type of search enables you to find works that cite a previously published work.
  9. Provides access to more than 600 development indicators, including economic, social, environmental, business, and technology, with time series for 208 countries.
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