MBA 277-1: International Business

International Business Statistics

Start here for questions about international trade and economic data.  For more information please also see Doe Library's International Statistics guide.

Top Resources

Global Financial Database All manner of stock and economic data.

Lexis-Nexis Statistical Statistics from governments, non-governmental agencies, United Nations agencies, regulatory agencies, as well as trade and professional associations. For reports and data not available electronically: record numbers prefixed with SRI are on microfiche and are filed in cabinets across from the Reference Desk in Long Library, while those that are prefixed with ISS and ASI are housed at in Doe Library.

UN statistical databases One-stop interface for statistical data and publications from various UN agencies.

Further Resources

Business & Industry  Market sizes and other data from industry publications.  Click on Advanced Search and check the TableBase box for best results.

Eurostat European Economic, social, business, and environmental data for the European Union and its member states, as well as major trade partners. The economy (national accounts, prices and wages, balance of payments, international trade in goods, environment, science and technology, sectors and enterprises (business structures at a glance, industry and construction, distributive trade, financial markets, transport, tourism, energy), and agriculture, forestry, and fisheries. Appendixes include a glossary, geonomenclature, classification of economic activities, classification of commodities, and a list of abbreviations and acronyms.

International Financial Statistics (IFS) By the International Monetary Fund. Monthly, quarterly, and annual statistics going back to 1948. Primarily dealing with banking, finance, and money statistics in a time series, it also includes population, economic/financial, income, GDP, production, consumption, government expenditures, export/import, balance of payments, etc. for IMF member countries.

SourceOECD One-stop source for OECD publications.

UN Comtrade Commodity trade statistics, UNCTAD publishes a number of statistics, including a new one on world trade in creative products and reports on world trade and industries.

World Bank Reports and World Development Indicators Social, environmental and economic development statistics and reports.

Global Economic Data

This is not a comprehensive list of economic data sources available at UC Berkeley, but rather a sampling.

To explore the full range of online economic data sources, visit the Economics subject page.

  • EconLit
    The most comprehensive index to scholarly journal articles in economics.
  • Global Economic Monitor (GEM)
    Provides indicators in daily, monthly, quarterly and annual frequencies for developing and high-income countries.
  • Global Financial Data (GFD)
    Contains long runs of historical data (over 6,000 series) on security markets and macroeconomic trends for over 150 countries.
  • Historical Statistics of the United States (HSUS)
    Comprehensive statistics and quantitative facts on US history.
  • ProQuest Statistical Insight
    Provides access to indexing and statistical tables from three key sources: American Statistics Index (ASI; 1973-present), Statistics Reference Index (SRI; 1980-present), and Index to International Statistics (IIS; 1983-present).
  • Data Planet
    Provides fast and easy one-stop shopping to more than 5.3 billion (and growing) data points from licensed and public domain datasets.
  • National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
    Provides access to NBER research results through the working paper series.
  • OECD iLibrary
    Full-text publications and statistical data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
  • UNdata
    Wide range of economic, social, cultural, and demographic indicators from various United Nations agencies.
Last Update: June 03, 2011 15:43