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Reference Books for Forecasts
Call Number: HC 10 .C66
Political and economic forecasts for 100 countries. 18 month and 5 year political forecast, key economic forecasts, and risk to international business. Published in April and October.
World Economic Prospects 2010
Call Number: HB 3730 .W655
Focuses on world's largest economies, 71 countries. Gives both statistical forecasts and analysis. Includes economic and demographic forecasts out to year 2020. Also gives market conditions and prospects for global regions.
International Marketing Forecasts
Call Number: HF 5410 .I58 2010
This annual reference book published by Euromonitor has forecasted data to the year 2013 for specific consumer products
for countries around the world. Also contains socio-economic data forecasted to the year 2018. The US data appears in this volume.
Fitch Connect (previously Business Monitor)
Select a country and find quarterly Country Forecast Report in the Reports (orange) box on the right. Past issues also available. Includes:
-10 year forecast
Wide range of statistics including consumer behavior, markets, industries, countries and trend forecasts.
Contains country forecasts in areas such as consumer demographics, industry trends, the economy, and many other areas.
-Options to view the different country reports or view graphs and dashboards with forecasted information.
Business Source Complete
Select Country Report by "Publication Type" on the home search screen.
Suggestions for searching:
--Type your selected country in the search box and select "Country Report" by Publication Type
--Barnes Reports are also useful and can be found in BSC
*Examples of helpful country reports included here are Political Risk Yearbook and Country Reviews from CountryWatch. Also an excellent source for magazine and journal articles about countries.