Ad$penderAd$pender reports advertising expenditures by brand in twelve major media: Network TV, Cable TV, Syndication, Spot TV, Magazines, Sunday Magazines, National Newspapers, Newspapers, Network Radio, National Spot Radio, US Internet – Display and Outdoor. Please remember to log-out after every use. There is a Sign Out link on the upper right-hand corner of the database.
Balance of Payments and International Investment Position StatisticsIncludes balance of payments and international investment position (IIP) data of individual countries, jurisdictions, and other reporting entities, and regional and world totals for major components of the balance of payments. Balance of payments data are available for over 200 economies and international investment position data are available for over 100 economies. Data available starting in 2005 for many IMF members. Varies by economy.
Bloomberg Business News ServiceBloomberg Business News Service provides up-to-the-minute news and prices from financial markets around the world. Offerings include 24-hour historical and 15-minute delayed securities pricing, news, data, and analysis on companies, markets and economies. Coverage includes equities, money markets, currencies, bonds, commodities, mortgage-backed securities, and derivatives. Much of the information can be presented graphically. Only available through the Bloomberg Terminal at Pardee Library (no remote access).
China Data OnlineSubscription to China Statistical Databases through China Data Center which provides comprehensive updated information on China’s economic development at national, provincial, city, county, and industrial levels, including: Monthly Statistics, National Statistics, Provincial Statistics, City Statistics, County Statistics, Industrial Statistics and Statistical Yearbooks. BU’s subscription is limited to 14 China Statistical Databases.
Available through a work station at Pardee Library.
Direction of Trade StatisticsTime series data from 1980-present detailing the value of merchandise exports and imports between each country and all its trading partners. Includes total bilateral and multilateral exports and imports aggregated at national or regional group levels. The database contains over 100,000 time series covering more than 180 countries and areas.
Economist Intelligence Unit: Country ReportsEach country page in the EIU database provides forecast updates and featured analysis on economic and political events as well as content pertaining to market opportunities, government regulations and the financial services sector.
FactivaProvides worldwide full text coverage of local and regional newspapers, trade publications, business newswires, press release wires, media transcripts, news photos, business-rich websites, investment analyst reports, market research reports, country and regional profiles, company profiles, historical market data. Date coverage varies by publication.
International Debt Statistics (IDS).Formerly known as Global Development Finance online. Focuses on financial flows, trends in external debt, and other major financial indicators for developing and advanced economies. Data is from Quarterly External Debt Statistics and Quarterly Public Sector Debt databases.
International Financial StatisticsInternational Financial Statistics (IFS) from the International Monetary Fund includes data on exchange rates, international interest rates, prices, production, and international transactions (including balance of payments), as well as individual country government, finance, and national account data for individual countries.
Market Share ReporterAn annual compilation of reported market share data on companies, products, and services. Organized by SIC code. 2010 edition of the Market Share Reporter is available in the Reserve – Reference (High Use) shelves. Earlier editions of the Market Share Reporter are in the Reference Collection.
Mergent OnlineIn-depth company information and financials for international public companies. Allows you to export financials into Excel and create company comparisons using ratios and other financial metrics. Good source for annual reports and company 10K’s. Provides access to research reports written by analysts at leading investment banks, brokerage houses and consulting firms. Click on the Investext tab to access the analyst reports.
Mintel AcademicMintel reports provide information on markets for consumer products, travel, lifestyles, and leisure. Subscription predominately covers products and markets in the U.S. Each report combines data & analysis of the competitive landscape and consumer profiles. *For quick and easy access to downloadable data, all reports now include Mintel's Interactive Databooks.
Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic)Nexis Uni is a source for newspapers and magazines, trade journals, wire services and transcripts, as well as legal sources for federal and state cases and statutes, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions since 1790, and information on U.S. and international companies and executives.
Nexis Uni is the new version of Lexis Nexis Academic. For help with Nexis Uni, see the Using Nexis Uni guide.
OECD iLibraryOECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data. It replaced SourceOECD in July 2010. OECD iLibrary also contains content published by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), the OECD Development Centre, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), and the International Transport Forum (ITF).
Policy MapEasy-to-use online mapping and visualization tool. Downloadable U.S. demographic, economic and social data by city, state, zip code, county or census tract. Types of data include crime, housing, health, education and occupations, derived from both public and proprietary sources.
Roper Center Public Opinion ArchivesThe Roper Center is a public opinion archive that preserves the data from polls conducted by many leading survey organizations. Most of the data are from the United States, but over 50 nations are represented. The iPOLL databank offers access to nearly half a million survey questions and answers asked in the U.S. by more than 150 survey organizations. Direct links are given to study documentation and datasets. Date coverage: 1930s – present.
SRDS (Standard Rate & Data Service)Standard Rate & Data Service (SRDS) provides media advertising rates, contact information, circulation information, etc. for magazine, newspaper, television, direct marketing, radio, online, and out-of-home domestic and international markets. Claritas SMS provides demographic and consumer market segmentation data by geographic place (DMA, county, or state). Users can access pre-defined report templates to generate Pop-Facts Demographics Reports and Segmentation Reports
Statistical Abstract of the United StatesThe Statistical Abstract of the United States provides a summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. It includes indexed tables (with attached spreadsheets), both searchable and browsable. It can be used as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information online and in print.
Statistical Abstracts of the WorldThe Statistical Abstracts of the World is a growing collection of the statistical abstracts from many countries. These statistical abstracts are generally issued by the national statistical offices of foreign governments and contain country-level data not easily found elsewhere. Global and regional statistical compendia issued by international organizations are included.
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University Reporter (Formerly MRI+)University Reporter contains detailed consumer product and media data collected from a national sample of U.S. consumers. Data includes: demographics, product usage and media exposure.
Value LineProvides market and financial data on companies, industries, mutual funds and other securities. Includes online access to the Value Line Investment Surveys for over 1,000 companies in over 90 industries. The Value Line Investment Surveys include historical and current financial results, price and earnings projections, and financial commentaries.
Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) provides comprehensive sources of financial, accounting, economic, management, marketing, banking, and insurance data. The Boston University subscription includes the following datasets: Audit Analytics: Compustat Global; Compustat North America; CRSP – Center for Research in Security Prices; CRSP – Mutual Fund; CUSIP Master File; Eventus; Institutional Shareholder Services (formerly RiskMetrics);
MSCI ESG KLD Stats; Thomson Reuters
Yearbook of International OrganizationsThe Yearbook of International Organizations includes detailed descriptions of international organizations, and includes relationships and cross-links with other listed organizations. In addition, biographical information is provided on principal officers, as well as bibliographical information on the organization's main publications and information services. Statistics on international organizations are summed up in separate charts, tables and other visual representations.