Skip to Main Content

International Resources by Theme

International Resources by Subject

Key Organizations

International Monetary Fund - IMF
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 187 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development - OECD
One of the world's largest and most reliable sources of comparable statistics and economic and social data. As well as collecting data, OECD monitors trends, analyses and forecasts of economic developments and researches social changes or evolving patterns in trade, environment, agriculture, technology, taxation and more.  

Key Resources

  • IMF Data & Statistics - International Monetary Fund
    Provides all IMF statistical data including Balance of Payments, International Financial Statistics, Government Finance Statistics, and Balance of Trade.

  • Balance of Payments - League of Nations
    Gov Info 382 L434

  • Balance of Payments (International Transactions) - U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis International Economic Accounts

  • Bank Profitability Statistics - OECD
    Information on financial statements of banks in OECD countries.
    Available through SourceOECD to the NU community.

  • Capital Flows - IMF eLibrary
    Browse or search IMF working papers, books, statistics, and news updates about capital flows.

  • Direct Investment -  U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis International Economic Accounts
    U.S. direct investment abroad 

  • EMIS Intelligence
    Business news and intelligence, and company, industry, financial, economic and political information from emerging market countries in Latin America, Asia and Europe. Includes corporate profiles, financial statements, industry and analyst reports, capital market quotes and indices, macroeconomic statistics and forecasts, legal and regulatory information, and opinion polls.

  • Europa World: Europa World Year Book Online 
    Available to the NU community.

  • Foreign Direct Investment Online - UNCTAD
    FDI data for most countries going back to 1970.

  • Foreign Direct Investment in the United States - U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis International Economic Accounts.

  • Global Development Finance - World Bank
    Financial flows to developing countries
    Latest book and CD-ROM in Gov Info Reference, 336.34 I61w

  • Global Insight - Economic and Financial Data
    Comprehensive economic, financial, and political coverage of countries, regions, and industries.

  • Globstat - UNCTAD
    Statistics on investment, trade, production, and information techonology.

  • GMID: Global Market Information Database Online -Euromonitor
    Business information system providing data and reports on industries, countries, and consumers.

  • Institutional Investors Statistics - OECD
    Available through SourceOECD to the NU community.

  • International Direct Investment Statistics - OECD
    Available through SourceOECD to the NU community.

  • International Investment Position
    Annual estimates of the value of accumulated stocks of U.S.-owned assets abroad and of foreign-owned assets in the United States.

  • Measuring Globalisation - OECD Globalisation Indicators 2010
    Statistics that measure the importance of multinational corporations in the economies of their host countries. Available to the NU community through OECD iLibrary.

  • Revenue Statistics of OECD Member Countries - OECD
    Available through OECD iLibrary to the NU community. 
    Latest in Gov Info Reference, 336.2 O68s