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., Datamonitor, EIU, Global Insight, Going Global, Icon Group, OECD, and PRS Group. Select “Country Reports” from “Publications” column on the right. Highlights may include, country monitor, country review, economic competitiveness and country forecast.

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.

Note: Data on China and Korea is available through several sections. From main screen, select country under Choose region/country, next to map. Each country page in the 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.

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: Business Source Complete contains indexes, abstracts and full text of business publications, scholarly publications and peer-reviewed journals. Among the sources covered in this database are EIU (Economist Intelligence Unit) country economic reports, company profiles and industry profiles from MarketLine (Formerly Datamonitor), and monographs.

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 Asia:

Dimensions of Teaching Business Ethics in Asia
2013 (Online Access through Springer Link)

Leading Successfully in Asia
2013 (Online Access through Springer Link)

Marketing management in Asia
2013 (Online Access through Springer Link)

Global strategies for emerging Asia
2012 (Online Access through Ebrary)

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


Books on China

National Intellectual Capital and the Financial Crisis in China, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan
2013 (Online Access through Springer Link)

Openness, Economic Growth and Regional Disparities The Case of China
2014 (Online Access through Springer Link)

China: A New Model for Growth and Development
2013 (Online Access through OAPEN Library)

China: New Engine of World Growth
2012 (Online Access through OAPEN Library)

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

Chinese Leadership
HM1261 .W36 2011 (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)

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

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

Books on Korea:

Korea 2013 politics, economy and society
2013 (Online Access through Ebrary)

Everyday life in Joseon-era Korea economy and society
2014 (Online Access through Ebrary)

New challenges for maturing democracies in Korea and Taiwan
2014 (Online Access through Ebrary)

Handbook of finance research in Korea
HG187.K6 H36 2012 (Pardee Library)

The Newly Emerging Asian Order and the Korean Peninsula
HC1602.5.Z4 A23 v. 15 2005(Mugar Library)