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BA 352 Management Theory & Practice (James): Economic Data and Country Information

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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 need a report on consumer lifestyles/behaviors/attitudes in India.

  • Type reports like "Consumer Behaviour in India," "Consumer Overview in India," "Consumer Types in India," "Consumer Values in India" and "Megatrends in India" will be helpful reports.

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

  • At the top of the screen, click the link for Economies and select Economy, Finance and Trade
  • Go the section for " Search Statistics" and use the pull-down menu to 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
  • Use the pull-down menu to select the years that you need (forecasted data is available to 2030
  • Click Apply

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