Country Culture/Social Conditions
Hofstede Centre. Country culture information.
Human Development Index. United Nations Development Programme
World Development Indicators. World Bank
Country Commercial Guides. U.S. Commercial Service.
Business Laws and Regulations. World Bank
Website of the Economic Freedom Network. Fraser Institute
Market Research Reports. EBSCO. Business Source Complete. Select Market Research Reports on the right side tool bar.
Starting a Business in Washington State
Business Organizations. University of Washington Law School.
Corporate Social Responsibility
CSRwire. Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire. Includes full-text CSR reports from companies.
Business Source Complete. A scholarly business database, providing an extensive collection of bibliographic and full text content. Special features include company profiles and SWOT analyses, industry profiles for the U.S. and other countries, market research reports, and in-depth country reports. Indexing and abstracts are provided for the most important scholarly business journals back to the early 20th Century.
Lexis Nexis Academic. Provides access to full text information from newspapers, magazines, company annual reports, and more, as well as legal and country information.
STAT-USA. (WSU Holland and Terrell Libraries - in-library access only; ask at the Reference Desk.) Provides access to National Trade Data Bank (NTDB) which contains country commercial guides, market research reports, import/export statistics, etc.
International Monetary Fund International Financial Statistics. (In-library access only, CD-ROM, Holland and Terrell Reference Area.) This database is a standard source of international statistics on all aspects of international and domestic finance. Many of the time series are available from the 1940s forward.
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