International Resources

EIU Democracy Index

The index provides a snapshot of the state of democracy worldwide for 165 independent states and two territories—this covers almost the entire population of the world and the vast majority of the world’s independent states.

EIU Analysis

he Economist Intelligence Unit’s country analysis helps business leaders prepare for opportunity, empowering them to act with confidence when making strategic decisions.

Heritage Foundation’s Index of Economic Freedom

The Index of Economic Freedom covers 10 freedoms – from property rights to entrepreneurship – that gauge the economic success of 184 countries around the world.

Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index (2015)

World Bank Doing Business Survey: Economies are ranked on their ease of doing business. This index averages the country’s percentile rankings on 10 topics, made up of a variety of indicators, giving equal weight to each topic.

UN Human Development Indicators

The aim of the Human Development Report is to stimulate global, regional and national policy discussions on issues that are relevant to human development.

European Commission Annual Macro-economic Database

The annual macro-economic database of the European Commission’s Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs contains data for the 28 EU Member States, the euro area, candidate countries and other OECD countries (United States, Japan, Canada, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, Mexico, Korea, Australia and New Zealand).

OECD Database

OECD.Stat includes data and metadata for OECD countries and selected non-member economies.

IMF Database

The IMF publishes a range of time series data on IMF lending, exchange rates and other economic and financial indicators. Manuals, guides, and other material on statistical practices at the IMF, in member countries, and of the statistical community at large are also available.

World Bank Quarterly Public Sector Debt Statistics

The PSD database brings together detailed debt data of the public sector that are published individually by countries participating in this initiative.

Bank for International Settlements

The BIS international financial statistics are a unique source of information on various elements of the global financial system.

European Commission Eurostat Statistics

Eurostat is the statistical office of the European Union. Its task is to provide the European Union with statistics at the European level that enable comparisons between countries and regions.