Economics is a broad and varied discipline. This guide contains some recommended resources for doing research in Economics, but is by no means exhaustive. Please contact me if you need additional recommendations for doing your research.
EconLIT is a literature database covering subject areas such as accounting, capital markets, econometrics, economic forecasting, government regulations, labor economics, monetary theory, urban economics and more. EconLit records include abstracts of books, journal articles, and working papers published by the Cambridge University Press.
The IMF Data tool provides access to macroeconomic and financial data for 190 countries. Major datasets include Balance of Payment Statistics, International Financial Statistics, and Direction of Trade Statistics.
CountryWatch provides information and news on countries around the world focusing on political, economic and business sectors. Country Reviews include political, economic, investment, social and environmental overviews and reports can be downloaded in PDF format. Other resources within the database include political briefings, country forecasts, elections information and more.
The research in the ISA database covers more than 200 countries and regions Country reports include political, economic, demographic and environmental outlooks as well as current events with the intent to help users understand trends in international markets.
Euromonitor International's Passport database provides business intelligence on industries, countries, and consumers in more than 200 countries. The Economies section of the database includes reports on business dynamics; economy, finance and trade reports; and sustainability reports.
Fitch Connect focuses on country risk, industry research, and fundamental data and analytics, particularly as they may be of interest to individuals involved in international trade and/or investment. The database provides worldwide coverage of legislation and regulations, corporate finance, offshore finance, market analysis, economic analysis, risk management, property, consultancy, and worldwide business news.