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World Development Report

As a follow-up to a post back in April about the World Bank releasing its data, they just announced that they have also opened up the World Development Report to the world for the same cost: free. That includes access … Continue reading

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Economic Data for Free? Yes, Please.

I confess. I’m a sucker for free stuff. More specifically, I like finding credible, well-respected information freely available online. So when the World Bank announced that they were opening up their statistical resources for free, you can imagine that I’m … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – July 14

It’s been a while since I’ve featured an electronic resource for New Stuff Tuesday (you have to go all the way back to 21 October 2008 for the last digital NST). It doesn’t mean that we haven’t gotten anything new … Continue reading

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Import/Export Figures

Euromonitor has recently bulked up their foreign trade offerings. Our Passport Reference & Markets subscription now contains import/export figures for all sorts of commodities, from fruits to furniture, for approximately 140 countries. Here are a few interesting tidbits that I … Continue reading

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Discontinued: STAT-USA

The Library will not continue to subscribe to STAT-USA. Our current subscription runs through the end of this month (June). The resource, produced by the US Department of Commerce, provides market research and analysis on international business opportunities. If you … Continue reading

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The Global Struggle

I feel like the majority of what I blog about is the economy and trying to come up with synonyms for recession. I guess that as the business librarian, it is expected of me. America is not alone in the … Continue reading

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Who Buys That?

Did you know that: 53.6% of adults that purchased Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups in the last six months are married? people that drive a car with a manual transmission are 42% more likely to watch the GAC (Great American Country) … Continue reading

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