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Country Research:
Analysis, Data & Risk Resources


                                   Joint Bank-Fund Library

          ...
Today’s Agenda

9:30 – 12:00 AM
 Country Research

   Country Analysis
   Country Risk and Forecast Services
   Country...
Looking for Country Information?




 Come to Us First ! http://jolis


            Ukraine Library Training
         Miss...
Country Research Guides
                             Ukraine Library Training
                          Mission, Kiev, May...
Country Analysis
Oxford Analytica
Analytical commentaries relating to major political, economic or business
developments

...
Oxford Analytica




         Ukraine Library Training
      Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
Oxford Analytica




      Ukraine Library Training
   Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
http://www.oxan.com/Analysis/c/Default.aspx?q=Ukraine




   Ukraine Library Training
Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
Ukraine Library Training
Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
OECD iLibrary




    Ukraine Library Training
 Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
Economist Intelligence Unit




                Ukraine Library Training
             Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
ISI Emerging Markets




              Ukraine Library Training
           Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
Roubini.com
Roubini.com
Country Risk and Forecast Services
EIU Services

Country Risk Service
Analysis of the risks of financial exposure in 100 c...
Country Risk and Forecast Services
International Country Risk Guide
Assessment and data covering political, financial, and...
ICRG




Rates       140      countries        according       to
financial, economic, and political risk
Current and regi...
Concensus Forecasts




        Ukraine Library Training
     Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
Concensus Forecasts




        Ukraine Library Training
     Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
Fitch Research
• Global credit ratings & research
• Subscribe to four sectors:
  Banks, Insurance, Sovereigns &
  Subnatio...
Country Economic Data Sources
EIU Country Data
Interactive database, source of macroeconomic indicators and
Forecasts

Dat...
EIU Country Data
    Is an analytical database of national economic
    indicators and forecasts, providing series for
   ...
DDP: Intl Finance Statistics (IMF)




              Ukraine Library Training
           Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
Energy & Metals Consensus Forecasts




              Ukraine Library Training
           Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
WBG Internal Resources on Risk and Forecasting
Doing Business In… Database          http://www.doingbusiness.org/
Guide fo...
Ask! a Librarian

• Use the online form to
  send us an e-mail
• Send direct e-mail to
  the library.




                ...
Thank you.

                          Questions?

Best question earns a prize




                             Ukraine Lib...
Afternoon Sessions

1:00 – 2:30 PM
News Sources & Customized Alerts

3:00 – 5:30 PM
Finding Sector/Industry & Company Info...
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  1. 1. Country Research: Analysis, Data & Risk Resources Joint Bank-Fund Library World Bank Group Library Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  2. 2. Today’s Agenda 9:30 – 12:00 AM Country Research  Country Analysis  Country Risk and Forecast Services  Country Economic Data Sources Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  3. 3. Looking for Country Information? Come to Us First ! http://jolis Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  4. 4. Country Research Guides Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  5. 5. Country Analysis Oxford Analytica Analytical commentaries relating to major political, economic or business developments SourceOECD Economic Surveys OECD assessment and recommendations on main economic challenges EIU Country Reports Quarterly analysis and forecasts of political, economic, and business environment In 200 countries ISI Emerging Markets News, company and financial data from more than 70 countries in Asia, Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe Roubini.com Produces daily analysis of the global economy in the form of Critical Issue and Briefings, as well as regular analysis and strategy outlooks each month. Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  6. 6. Oxford Analytica Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  7. 7. Oxford Analytica Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  8. 8. http://www.oxan.com/Analysis/c/Default.aspx?q=Ukraine Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  9. 9. Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  10. 10. OECD iLibrary Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  11. 11. Economist Intelligence Unit Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  12. 12. ISI Emerging Markets Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  13. 13. Roubini.com
  14. 14. Roubini.com
  15. 15. Country Risk and Forecast Services EIU Services Country Risk Service Analysis of the risks of financial exposure in 100 countries covering sovereign, currency, banking risks Risk Briefing Daily risk analysis for companies doing business worldwide Country Risk Model Interactive database analyzing and modeling country risks Country Forecast Report Five-year macroeconomic projections for 82 of the world's largest economies and a forward-looking assessment of their political, policy, and business environments as well as regional overviews World Investment Service Database containing flows of investment by country and industry, overseas mergers and acquisitions Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  16. 16. Country Risk and Forecast Services International Country Risk Guide Assessment and data covering political, financial, and economic risks for 140 countries Consensus Forecasts Monthly surveys covering estimates for principal macroeconomic variables ISI Emerging Markets Comparative forecasts from several agencies News, company and financial data from more than 70 emerging countries Sovereign Ratings Standard & Poor’s (S&P), Moody’s, Fitch - evaluate country and company risk (available by request from the library Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  17. 17. ICRG Rates 140 countries according to financial, economic, and political risk Current and regional tables CountryData wizard for historical data, forecasts, multiple countries Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  18. 18. Concensus Forecasts Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  19. 19. Concensus Forecasts Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  20. 20. Fitch Research • Global credit ratings & research • Subscribe to four sectors: Banks, Insurance, Sovereigns & Subnationals, European & Int’l Structured Finance • Portfolios: share with colleagues; ratings automatically updated • E-mail alerts Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  21. 21. Country Economic Data Sources EIU Country Data Interactive database, source of macroeconomic indicators and Forecasts Data Development Platform - DDP Web resource for retrieving and reporting development-related data CIS Statistics Statistical portal incorporating 27 databases covering 30 member countries and BRICS Group Concensus Forecasts Monthly surveys covering estimates for principal macroeconomic variables Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  22. 22. EIU Country Data Is an analytical database of national economic indicators and forecasts, providing series for 201 countries • Series from 1980 present • Forecasts up to 25 years • Up to 320 series per country • Automatic graphic tools • Excel? downloadable tables Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  23. 23. DDP: Intl Finance Statistics (IMF) Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  24. 24. Energy & Metals Consensus Forecasts Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  25. 25. WBG Internal Resources on Risk and Forecasting Doing Business In… Database http://www.doingbusiness.org/ Guide for evaluating regulations that directly impact economic growth, downloading underlying laws, making cross-country comparisons, and identifying good practice reforms. Data & Reference Tab on the WB Intranet Category for Prospects/Forecasting DEC Development Prospects Regional and Country Developments IFC Country Risk Ratings Internal use only in iDesk Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  26. 26. Ask! a Librarian • Use the online form to send us an e-mail • Send direct e-mail to the library. Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  27. 27. Thank you. Questions? Best question earns a prize Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
  28. 28. Afternoon Sessions 1:00 – 2:30 PM News Sources & Customized Alerts 3:00 – 5:30 PM Finding Sector/Industry & Company Information Online Ukraine Library Training Mission, Kiev, May 17-21, 2010
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