- Economist Intelligence Unit (w/ Full Text Articles) -- Provides (in PDF and/or HTML) an overview of economic, political, market, investment, and trading conditions for countries in all regions of the world.
- BBC News Country Profiles -- BBC online guides to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions. They also include audio and video clips from BBC archives.
- International Country Risk Guide -- The PRS Group's International Country Risk Guide provides nineteen years (1984-2003) of annual risk ratings for 140 countries. This is a historical data set that is not updated.
- Country Studies -- online versions of books previously published (1988-98) in hard copy by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army, focusing primarily on lesser-known areas of the world or regions (101 countries and regions ) in which U.S. forces might be deployed. This Web site also contains brief, more up-to-date Country Profiles on select countries.
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