ENVR 110: Environment and Society

Country Overviews

Country Insights from globalEdge include statistical, environmental, governmental, and economic information by country.

The World Factbook from the CIA - provides "information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities."

Background Notes from the US Dept. of State - brief economic and political updates for countries around the world.

Country Profiles from the BBC - quick guides to the history, politics and economic background of countries and territories.

Countries &  Regions from the World Bank - includes country briefs, overviews, statistics, analysis, and more.

Country Information from the International Monetary Fund - reports, press releases, and publications arranged by country

Europa World Plus Online locked database
Covers political and economic information for more than 250 countries and territories, with surveys that provide in-depth, expert analysis at the regional, sub-regional and country levels.


Business Source Complete locked database
Search for your country by name, then under "Source Types," limit your results to "Country Reports" and check the box for "Full Text." Country analyses include: -Economic Surveys from the OECD -Country Profiles (annual) and Country Reports (monthly) from the Economist Intelligence Unit cover over 200 countries with overviews of economic, social, and political conditions. -Country Reviews from CountryWatch Incorporated -Country Monitor from IHS Global Insight

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