Resources for studying business, management, economic, social, geographic, and political topics involving countries throughout the world.
- Fitch Connect (formerly BMI Research)Links risk, macroeconomic, industry, and financial market analysis, to help users gain policy, economic, security, and business insights. Includes country-specific and industry-specific risk analyses for over 200 countries.
- Countrydata.comAccess to one of the world's best commercial sources of country risk ratings and forecasts...all available data for more than 150 countries, including risk ratings and economic data from International Country Risk Guide, as well as forecasts, economic, political, geographic, and social data from Political Risk Services. CountryData is updated monthly and is the gateway to all current and historical data from The PRS Group.
- EIU Country CommerceEIU's risk database measures the political, economic policy, economic structure and liquidity risk of activities in 120 emerging markets over a two-year forecasting horizon. Each report provides crucial insight into the risk of investing in the currency, sovereign debt or banking sector of an emerging market.
- EIU Risk Briefings (Economist Intelligence Unit)EIU's other risk database provides comprehensive timely analysis, forecasts, alerts and background data covering a wide range of risk factors in 180 major markets. It is useful for assessing or planning to confront the risks of doing business around the world. The service is updated daily in response to events that affect EIU's assessment of risk in a particular country.
- EIU Market Indicators & Forecasts (Economist Intelligence Unit)EIU's Country Forecast database focuses on the key issues affecting a region's political and economic outlook and its business environment over the next five years.
- A. M. Best Country Risk RatingsA. M. Best is an internationally recognized, leading provider of credit rating information for the insurance industry. Their country risk reports provide excellent capsule analyses and rankings.