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The research division of S&P Global, one of the world's largest providers of ratings, data, research, and the S&P Dow Jones Indices. Cap IQ provides detailed research and analysis of the stock market to a variety of investing stakeholders. Register with your USC email under 'New User' at upper right. To download the Excel plug-in, go to My Capital IQ/Downloads. Login to the USC VPN before accessing.
The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) eLibrary provides access to the IMF's periodicals, books, working papers and studies, and data and statistical tools. IMF includes information about macroeconomics, globalization, development, trade and aid, technical assistance, demographics, emerging markets, policy advice, and poverty reduction.
ProQuest Business provides full text access to articles, reports and other resources in nine databases including ABI/Inform, the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Business Dissertations, Historical Annual Reports and more. An excellent starting point for business research.
A to Z World Business provides 100 Country Business Guides covering over 115 topics each, plus 79 “trade tools” that range from Incoterms to letters of credit.
Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources.
This database brings together highly ranked global and scholarly journals with key resources for locating quick and precise results covering current news and topics, as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting and tax issues of the day.
Contains the table of contents pages and holdings information from more than 13,000 journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture. Although most of the journals are published in English, journals in other languages are also included. Updated daily.
This database enables you to search essential banking industry publications for information about the financial services industry, banking and industry trends.
This site supplies information on the history, economy, and politics of countries and territories.
Bloomberg Businessweek Magazine Archive is the digital version of the Businessweek backfile. With coverage starting at the magazine’s first issue in 1929, the archive contains more than 65 years' worth of content.Content Includes coverage from 1929 to 2000.
This site is one of the fastest ways to find information about the exploitive practices of 4000 businesses worldwide, which would be difficult to locate by other means.
Business Insights: Global is a source for international business intelligence offering the most comprehensive and convenient way to find case studies, in-depth statistical data coupled with deep research, and the ability to compare global economies, countries and industries. Also known as Gale Business Insights.
CareerOneStop is a U.S. Department of Labor-sponsored portal that provides career resources and workforce information.
This database, with 600 full text titles, is the most comprehensive Canadian reference collection available today. Accessible to readers and researchers at every level, CBCA Complete features a highly-respected, diversified mix of publications, including scholarly journals, trade publications, dissertations, books, newspapers and magazines.
The Inter-American Dialogue's new online China-Latin America Finance Database is the most up-to-date source of information on Chinese lending activity in Latin America and the Caribbean.
CiNii (Scholarly and Academic Information Navigator) is a database service that enables searching of information on academic articles published in academic society journals or university research bulletins, or articles included in the National Diet Library's Japanese Periodicals Index Database.
The Conference Board's research Database TCB research is a searchable database of full-text research reports on the latest issues in business management and US and global economics.
An integrated search environment for obtaining analysis on Congressional issues in the news and coverage of the status of bills, votes and amendments, floor and committee activity, and backroom maneuvering.
Provides in-depth information on public and private US businesses. Especially useful for finding lists of smaller or regional companies.
Data-Planet (formerly ProQuest Statistical DataSets) is an interactive database that allows users to create tables, maps, and figures from a variety data sources covering banking, criminal justice, education,energy, food and agriculture, government, health, housing and construction,industry and commerce, labor and employment, natural resources and environment, income, cost of living, stocks, transportation, and more.
Data-Planet is a very large dynamic repository with the ability to ingest massive amounts of statistical data combined with descriptive content and a robust suite of visualization, search, and analysis capabilities on a single platform.
This database provides articles from business journals, magazines and newspapers including the Harvard Business Review, McKinsey Quarterly and many others.
Business Abstracts with Full Text offers a multitude of business magazines and scholarly journals.
Business Periodicals Index Retrospective 1913-1982 offers a rich compendium of resources on the history of business, from accounts of technological advances and business strategies, marketing triumphs and failures, company profiles and iconic executives.
Access to the database is limited to 4 users.
Access to the database is limited to 4 users.
The Economic Policy Institute (EPI), a non-profit, non-partisan think tank, was created in 1986 to broaden discussions about economic policy to include the needs of low- and middle-income workers.
As the home of one of the world's strongest economics departments, it stands to reason that the working paper series at Oxford University would also be quite impressive.
The Economist Historical Archive ('EHA') is the fully searchable complete facsimile edition of The Economist, the weekly paper which is essential reading for anyone engaged in politics, current affairs and all aspects of business and trade worldwide.
Our subscription to the EIU covers two products. EIU Viewpoint combines political insights, policy analysis and economic assessments with cutting edge forecasts and extensive data for approximately 200 countries. Which MBA? provides information and advice on the world's best MBAs. Content includes customizable rankings of the top 100 MBAs in the world, features on how to choose and finance an MBA, and advice from leading MBA experts.
Articles from key journals and books in the fields of management, information science and engineering. Most, but not all, journals and books provide full-text access.
Provides coverage of emerging economies in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America including articles, financial statements, industry analyses, equity quotes, macroeconomic statistics, and market-specific information.
eStatement Studies is the online version of the Annual Statement Studies produced by the Risk Management Association (RMA).
The Financial Times Historical Archive, 1888-2006, is the complete searchable facsimile run of the world's most authoritative daily business newspaper.
Technology and market research from Forrester Research, Inc. focusing on the business implications of technology change.
Multilingual, multidisciplinary information in the humanities (63%), social sciences (33%), and economics (4%).
Information from several Gale reference works including Ward's BusinessDirectory, Encyclopedia of Governmental Advisory Organizations,Directory of Special Libraries and Information Centers, Directory ofDatabases, Information Industry Directory, Directory of Publications andBroadcast Media, Encyclopedia of Associations, National FacultyDirectory and the Research Centers Directory.
Provides coverage of all business disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy, as well as business theory and practice through leading business and trade publications.
Provides access to academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics and related fields. The database has an emphasis on titles indexed in the American Economic Association's EconLit bibliography.
Small Business Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines perfect for both business school students and entrepreneurs. The database offers content that includes insights, tips, strategies and success stories.
Research from Gartner, Inc., an information technology research and advisory company. Gartner works with clients to research, analyze and interpret the business of IT.
Glassdoor is free career resource that searches over 20,000 job sites, newspapers, and company career pages at once.
This resource provides a range of visual, manuscript and printed materials sourced from over twenty key libraries and more than a dozen companies and trade organizations. This resource is provided by Adam Matthew.
Global Road Warrior, which sub-titles itself as 'the ultimate guide to the world' or 'the ultimate business travel guide" provides a broad range of practical information, available in twenty broad subject categories, for over 175 countries. Includes numerous maps and images.
This database contains proprietary information about more than 40,000 public and non-public companies and 225,000 key executives.
The IBFD database, from the Amsterdam-based International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation, provides tax information for countries throughout the world.
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) is the largest professional society in the world for professionals in the field of operations research (O.R.), management science, and business analytics.
Provides analysis, market data, and statistics on the Internet, e-commerce, online marketing, social media, and emerging digital technologies around the world.
Technology, media and telecom research from the media research division of S&P Global Market Intelligence, a merger of S&P Capital IQ and SNL Financial. Covers Technology; Broadcast; Film & TV Programming; Global Multichannel; Internet & OTT; Mobile, TV Networks; US Multichannel and US MediaCensus reports. Instructions: Sign up with your USC email address by going to 'New User Sign Up/S&P Capital IQ Pro New User Sign Up'. Then go to the Industries tab/Technology, Media and Telecommunications.
Starting in December 2007, a team of researchers at the Harvard BusinessSchool began interviewing 21 leading business practitioners from Argentina and Chile for their Latin American business history initiative.