Country Study

Government Documents:

Background Notes: 3-5 page synopsis that includes information on the country's geography, history, economy and business

Trading Economics This page has data for 300.000 economic indicators from 196 countries including actual values, consensus figures, forecasts, historical time series and news.

Country Studies  Full book on the country; hard copies in Government Documents, D101.22:550-


World Fact Book  Well known publication from the CIA

Northwestern University Library International Government Documents

Internet Sites: Business

Try these commercial sites for information on tourism and doing business in various countries:


Library Web Guides

Links to many international business and country study sites can be found on these web pages:

International Business Sources from Michigan State

Internet Sites: Culture

Try these sites for information on customs and culture:

Arabian Culture and Customs


Spain Culture and Customs


Intercultural Management Quarterly

Culture Machine The Journal


OECD Online

See also the government sites listed above.