1st Edition

International Business Information How to Find It, How to Use It

Edited By Michael Halperin, Ruth A. Pagell Copyright 1998

    This newly updated and expanded edition of a reference bestseller is the only work available that guides business researchers and librarians to the most valuable sources for information on international business--and shows how to interpret and use that data.

    The authors discuss the best available resources and how to use them to find answers to a wide range of questions about international business. They also describe business practices in various regions and countries, the basics of international trade and finance, international business organizations, and relevant political departments and agencies. Many exhibits and tables are included, and the book's appendices include glossaries, checklists for evaluating sources, and sample disclosure documents.

    Preface PART I. Introduction CHAPTER 1. General Sources for International Business Research PART II. Company Information CHAPTER 2. Accounting Standards and Practices CHAPTER 3. Company Information: Issues CHAPTER 4. Directory Sources CHAPTER 5. Financial Sources CHAPTER 6. Electronic Sources CHAPTER 7. Corporate Affiliations and Corporate Change CHAPTER 8. Special Topics: International Credit Information and Rankings PART III. Marketing CHAPTER 9. International Marketing Issues and Sources CHAPTER 10. International Marketing Research CHAPTER 11. Advertising, Media, and Direct Marketing CHAPTER 12. Exporting and Importing PART IV. Industrial and Economic Statistics PART V. Index CHAPTER 13. Economic Statistics CHAPTER 14. Industry Information CHAPTER 15. International Trade and Payments CHAPTER 16. International Financial Markets


    Ruth A. Pagell, Michael Halperin

    "Highly recommended for any academic, public, or special library that provides international business information." - Reference Books Bulletin

    "This reference book belongs in the collection of every business library." - Special Libraries