BU 443 International Marketing
Instructor: Robert Letovsky
Librarian: Marilyn Scoville
APA Style from Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL); A quick guide to citing resources based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed. (Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2009).
- Databases for magazine / journal articles, marketing reports
ABI/INFORM Global --research business conditions, management techniques, business trends, management practice and theory, corporate strategy and tactics, and competitive landscape. Examples of full text below:
--->>>sample reports from ABI/INFORM
India food & drink report- Q2 2011. (2011). UK, London: Business Monitor International.
China autos report- Q4 2012. (2012). UK, London: Business Monitor International. Retrieved from
Western Europe telecommunications insight- April 2010. (2010). UK, London: Business Monitor International. Retrieved from
Brazil agribusiness report - Q4 2012. (2012). UK, London: Business Monitor International.
Asia Pacific food and drink insight - March 2013. (2013). UK, London: Business Monitor International.
Business Source Complete -- access to journal articles, studies, country business outlook reports
--->>> sample report for India: Industry update. (2012). MarketWatch: Drinks, 11(12), 18-19.
EconLit -- indexes journals and books primarily
--->>> sample search in EconLit: indonesia and outlook
Lexis Nexis Academic -- country reports including business outlook, country risk, news, legal info
--->>>sample report from Lexis Nexis
South Africa Business Forecast Report (2013, April). UK, London: Business Monitor International.
Brutal Truth about Asian Branding (online access) by Joseph Baladi. NY: Wiley, 2011.
Africa Development Indicators (2007). Library / Reference HC 800.A1 A356
International Marketing Data and Statistics (2012). Library / Reference HA 42.I56
Southeast Asian Affairs (2007). Library / Reference DS 502. S76
Encyclopedia of Global Resources. (2010). 3 volumes. Library / Reference HC85.E49
Encyclopedia of World Trade. (2005). 4 volumes. Library / Reference HF1373 W67
Globalization: Encyclopedia of Trade, Labor, and Politics. (2006). 2 volumes.Library / Reference HF1359. G5854
OECD Regions at a Glance (2007). Library / Reference HC 59.15.O3
OECD Economic Surveys: Japan (2008). Library / Reference HC 461.A1 O73
OECD Economic Surveys: Korea (2007). Library / Reference HC 466. O33
Korea Yearbook (2008). Library / Reference DS 901.K663
State of the World: Innovations that nourish the planet (2011). Library / Reference HC 59.S73
World Economic Situation and Prospects (2012). Library / Reference HC 59.W65
***Business guides to countries worldwide--accessible through the Dept. of Commerce; search region or country for market research and reports and commercial guides http://www.buyusainfo.net/adsearch.cfm?search_type=int&loadnav=no
Background Notes from the U.S. State Dept.-- http://www.state.gov/p/wha/ci/ar/
Includes economic and political info, historical background.
***Doing Business http://www.doingbusiness.org
from the World Bank, presents reports to help companies conduct business around the world
***CIA World Factbook
Economist Briefing www.economist.com/countries
Presents articles from the Economist magazine about countries world wide.
Europa World First published in 1926, a yearbook featuring political and economic information
Human Development Report Http://hdr.undp.org/en/countries
Reports and data on poverty, education, health, and status of women
World Bank Group: Data and Maps http://www.worldbank.org/data
National statistics in data profiles and country tables; data comes from the World Development Indicators database.
Up to date country information and economic reports on countries around the world; published by the CIA. Also, includes maps.
Business Planet http://rru.worldbank.org/businessplanet "A mapping tool for country business conditions" using data from the World Bank databases
Foreign Direct Investment Provides data and brief reports about doing business in other countries
Trade Data and Analysis Access to trade statistics including exports and imports
OECD: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development http://www.oecd.org
Information on the political economy of development, economic surveys, statistics and studies and provides an economic outlook
World Bank http://worldbank.org
United Nations Statistics Division http://www.un.org/Depts/unsd/statdiv.htm
Links to socioeconomic data for 229 countries
***Index of Economic Freedom
International Merchandise Trade Statistics
Monthly Bulletin of Statistics online
Industry Trade Data and Analysis from the ITA/Commerce Dept.
World Development Indicators (WDI) provides a comprehensive selection of economic, social and environmental indicators, drawing on data from the World Bank and more than 30 partner agencies. The database covers more than 900 indicators for 210 economies with data back to 1960
ProQuest Statistical -- statistics available as indexed tables from federal, state and international intergovernmental (IGO) publications. Use the Power Tables to search your topic quickly and effectively.