IM845: Asian Field Seminar: Sources on China and Korea

For additional databases for articles, etc., see”Find Business Articles and Data.”

Country Resources by Region

Country and Region: International Business
Comprehensive guide to resources by country.


Country Profiles and Surveys

Note: Includes country profiles from several sources: Business Monitor International, Countrywatch Inc., MarketLine (Formerly Datamonitor), EIU, Global Insight, Going Global, Icon Group, OECD, and PRS Group. Select “Country Reports” from “Publications” column on the right.

CIA World Factbook
Provides important unclassified CIA data for more than 250 countries, including China and Korea. Covers a wide range of topics including economics, politics, geography and foreign relations. Updated every two weeks.

World Development Indicators (WDI)

Note: Use World Development Indicators (WDI) for sophisticated data retrieval and presentation, charting and mapping, and exporting of data. WDI is arranged in six sections: world view, people, environment, economy, states and markets, and global links. Contains more than 900 indicators, 210 countries, 18 groups, and over 40 years (1960 to 2007) of data, where data are available. The tables cover 210 economies and 18 country groups with basic indicators for a further 62 economies.

OECD iLibrary (2000)
Note: OECD Economic Surveys for China, Korea and 40 other countries. From main screen, Country Reports and Tables are available for 75 countries. See Go To pull down menu, at top of the screen.


Company Information

Note: Subsidiaries, listed by country, of U.S. companies in China and Korea.

Note: Subsidiaries, in the U.S., of Chinese and Korean parent companies.

Mergent online (1997]-)
Note: This database will compare company against company using ratios and financial metrics, access company SEC filings like 10-k’s as well as annual reports and allows you to export financials into Excel.
Company Dossier via LexisNexis

Information on public and private international companies; click on “Create a Company List” tab to create list of international or U.S. companies by industry, geographic area and revenue.

Note: International public and private companies and their subsidiaries worldwide. Create lists by country and industry.


Company News

Note: Current news from over a thousand business magazines and trade journals. Includes Wall Street Journal.

Note: Current news from business magazines, scholarly and trade journals.

Factiva (2001)
Note: Current news from thousands of international newspapers, newswires and trade journals. Includes Wall Street Journal.

Note: Current news from major and local newspapers and newswires.


Newspapers from China and Korea

To search for specific articles in newspapers or magazines, journals and periodicals, see “Find Business Articles and Data.”

China Daily

China Internet Information Center

China Today

Far Eastern Economic Review
through ABI/Inform

Wall Street Journal Asia
through ABI/Inform

The titles  are available from Press Display, with a 60 day back file. Once connected to Press Display, select from list of newspapers by country (along left side of screen). Titles include : China Daily, Dong A Ilbo (Korea), Far Eastern Economic Review, Maeil Business Newspaper (Korea), The Wall Street Journal Asia


Recent Books

Selected recent titles on China and Korea are listed below. Unless otherwise noted, all books are located in Pardee Library. Some books in Pardee Library may be on the New Books Shelf. The link, to the record in the online catalog, provides publication details and availability. For many other titles, check the library’s online catalog. To search for additional titles, use keywords or phrases such as China business; Chinese business; Korean business; Korea business.

Books on China:

Asian biotech : ethics and communities of fate
HD9999.B443 A7815 2010 (Pardee Library)

Billions of Entrepreneurs : how China and India are Reshaping their Futures–and Yours.
HF3836.5 K593 2007 (Pardee Library)

Brand new China : Advertising, Media, and Commercial Culture.
HF5813.C5 W37 2008 (Pardee Library)

Business Success in China.
HD2910 B87 2007 (Pardee Library)

Chinese Leadership
HM1261 .W36 2011 (Pardee Library)

China Modernizes: Threat to the West or Model for the Rest?
Mugar Library: JC599.C6 P43 2007
Law Annex: JC599 .C6 P44 2007

China Now: Doing Business in the World’s Most Dynamic Market.
HD58.6 .L362 2007 (Pardee Library)

China’s Information Revolution: Managing the Economic and Social Transformation.
Mugar Library: HC430 .T4 Q53 2007 (Pardee Library)

China Investment Corporation : Sovereign wealth fund, People’s Republic of China, Foreign exchange reserves, United States dollar, State administration of foreign exchange, People’s Bank of China
HC427.95 .C453 2009 (Pardee Library)

China’s New Culture of Cool: Understanding the World’s Fastest-Growing Market.
HC430 .C6 Y75 2007 (Pardee Library)

Chindia: How China and India are Revolutionizing Global Business.
HF1604 .C45 2007 (Pardee Library)

Doing business in China : a guide to the risks and the rewards
HD2910 .T67 2010 (Pardee Library)

The coming China wars : where they will be fought and how they will be won.
HF1604 .N38 2007 (Pardee Library)

Dragons at Your Door: How Chinese Cost Innovation is Disrupting Global Competition
HC427.95 Z424 2007 (Pardee Library)

The Dragon in the Room: China & the Future of Latin American Industrialization
HF3230.5.Z7 G35 2010 (Pardee Library)

The Elephant and the Dragon: The Rise of India and China and What it Means for All of Us.
HC435.3 M47 2007 (Pardee Library)

Made in China: What Western Managers Can Learn from Trailblazing Chinese Entrepreneurs.
HB615 .S94 2005 (Pardee Library)

New Horizons in Asian Management: Emerging Issues and Critical Perspectives.
HD70.A7 N49 2007 (Pardee Library)

One billion customers: lessons from the front lines of doing business in China.
HC427.95 .M43 2005 (Pardee Library)

Operation China : from Strategy to Execution.
HD62.4 .H48 2007 (Pardee Library).

A year without “made in China” : one family’s true life adventure in the global economy.
HF1604.Z4 U643 2007 (Pardee Library)

Books on Korea:

Emerging market democracies : East Asia and Latin America
JQ1499.A91 E44 2002 (Pardee Library)

Financial Crisis and Transformation of Korean Business Groups: The Rise and Fall of Chaebols.
HG4247 .C47 2003(Pardee Library)

The Global Internet Economy.
HC79.I55 G579 2003(Pardee Library)

International Business and the Dilemmas of Development : Case Studies in South Africa, Madagascar, Pakistan, South Korea, Mexico, and Colombia.
HD2755.5 .I5358 2004 (Pardee Library)

The Newly Emerging Asian Order and the Korean Peninsula : Symposium Sponsored by the College of Wi.
HC1602.5.Z4 A23 v. 15 2005(Mugar Library)

The State, Society, and Big Business in South Korea
HD3616.K853 L43 1997 (Pardee Library)