Country Studies

Topical Index

(Note: These sites are recommended, but go outside the control and maintenance of IWU.)


General Country Studies

red arrow Area Handbooks/Country Studies -- Country studies and analysis provided by the Library of Congress.
red arrow Background Notes -- Information on geographic entities and international organizations provided by the United States Department of State.
red arrow Centre for Intercultural Learning: Country Insights -- (Canadian government site)
red arrow CIA: The World Factbook -- Country information from the CIA.
red arrow Corporate Information: What you need to know. -- Research by industry, country's industry, state, country, etc.
red arrow Country Briefings –- Includes articles from The Economist, background profiles, forecast and statistics from The Economist Intelligence Unit, market and currency updates, news headlines and links.
red arrow Cultural Profiles Project -- Looks at culture, people, lifestyles and customs of countries.
red arrow Doing Business –- Provides downloadable PDF files that look at regional areas of the world. Excellent information for establishing a business in another courntry.
red arrow Embassy World –- A directory of the world's embassies and consulates
red arrow -- Business culture guides for selected countries.
red arrow globalEDGE -- Your source for global business knowledge, from Michigan State University.
red arrow Global Road Warrior -- This is a database that is available only to IWU students/faculty. The access is your 14-digit library access number from your student ID card. Contact Off Campus Library Services if you do not have this.
red arrow Global Gateway: World Culture and Resources -- (The Library of Congress)
red arrow NationMaster -- Data comparison of multiple countires
red arrow Persecution.Org -- International Christian Concern
red arrow U.S. Department of State -- A-Z List of Country and Other Area Pages

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Regional or Country Specific Links

red arrow Asia Source
red arrow Japan Statistical Yearbook
red arrow Science and Industry Portal: Government of Australia

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