Developed by the Center for International Development at Harvard University
CIA World Factbook"The Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities."
International Monetary Fund"The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 188 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."
United Nations Economic and Social Council"The Economic and Social Council is at the heart of the United Nations system to advance the three dimensions of sustainable development – economic, social and environmental"
World Bank GroupThe World Bank Group is comprised of The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, The International Development Association, The International Finance Corporation, The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, and The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes, all managed by member nations.
This print material is a useful guide to historical financial and economic statistics sources.
African Economic OutlookA collaboration of the African Development Bank, the OECD Development Centre and the United Nations Development Programme
African Development Bank Group"The overarching objective of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group is to spur sustainable economic development and social progress in its regional member countries (RMCs), thus contributing to poverty reduction."
African Centre for StatisticsProduced by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. Select "Publications" to view useful resources including the African Statistical Yearbook
Statistics CanadaLike the U.S.'s Bureau of the Census, this agency produces statistics (including a census every five years) about population, resources, the economy, and society and culture.
Department of Finance CanadaThe official website of the Department of Finance, includes federal budgets and other useful publications as well as Acts and Regulations governing Canadian finance.
gob.mxThe official government web portal of Mexico with links to the Ministry of Economy and more. ***02/2016 The website is in beta form. English translation is available, but translations are inconsistent***
NAFTAFrom the Office of the United States Trade Representative, includes information on The North American Free Trade Agreement as well as a link to the text itself
EuroStatEuropean statistics including economy and finance; population and social conditions; agriculture, forestry, and fisheries; environment and energy; and others.
Europa.euThe official website of the European Union. Browse "EU by Topic" to find links to information about economics, business, employment and more.
Center for Social and Economic ResearchA Poland-based policy institute their mission "is to provide objective economic analysis and to foster the quality of policy-making to improve the lives of Europeans and their neighbours."
Middle East Institute"The Middle East Institute is the oldest Washington-based institution dedicated solely to the study of the Middle East." Browse topics under "Research" to find economic specific reports.
Fundacai Getulio VargasBased in Brazil and considered the most prominent policy institute in South America FGV "is a world renowned center for quality education dedicated to promoting Brazil's
economic and social development."
Asociacion Latinoamericana de IntegracionEstablished by the Treaty of Montevideo in 1980, ALADI works to form a common market among Latin American member nations. ***All web pages and publications are in Spanish or Portuguese only!***