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BA 494 International Management (Buenos Aires): Economic Data and Country Information

Economic Data and Country Information

This database is the best resource for economic indicators. It will also contain many statistics that you can use as independent variables.

Example: I want historical and forecasted GDP data and inflation rates for the United States.

  • Click Economies at the top of the screen and then select Economy, Finance and Trade
  • Go to Search Tree and select GDP
  • Click Go
  • Scroll down to GDP and click the arrow
  • Select all of the types of GDP data that you need
  • Click Next
  • Go to Geographies and select USA
  • Click Search
  • Click the link Economies and Consumers Annual Data on the left-hand column
  • Click Change Time Series
  • Click by Year and select the years that you need

Good source for country reports.

Example: I need a country report for Spain.

  • Type spain into the first box and select GE Geographic Terms with the pull-down menu
  • Scroll down and click the box for Full Text
  • Scroll down to Publication Type and select Country Reports
  • Click Search