EMBA24: Capstone Project Sources on India

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

Country Resources by Region:


The organization for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, organized to “support sustainable economic growth and prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region.”

The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

Headquartered in Kathmandu- members are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.

Business & Economics resources from the Asia Society

The Portal to Asian Internet Resources, from the University of Wisconsin.

The Asia Pacific Economic Update

from the U.S. Army’s Pacific Command.

For more see: Country and Region: International Business

a comprehensive guide to resources by country.

Country Profiles and Surveys:

India: A Country Study

“The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world and examines the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors.”

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 India. Covers a wide range of topics including economics, politics, geography and foreign relations. Updated every two weeks.

Economist.com Country Briefings: India

A web resource highlighting recent articles and including forecast, factsheet, economic data, political structure and forces, economic structure and more.


Note: 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.

FITA: India Country Profile

The Federation of International Trade Associations, website includes general information as well as information on market access, economic indicators, taxes, labor market, agriculture, media, and more.

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 India 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.

Note: International public and private companies and their subsidiaries worldwide. Create lists by country and industry (Lexis Nexis Group)


US / India Foreign Trade Statistics – from the US Census Office of Foreign Trade.

India Data & Statistics – from the World Bank, includes data about lending, development indicators, information technology, and education.

IndiaStat – Indian government portal to a vast reservoir of statistical data.

Government of India, Ministry of Finance -statistics, reports, regulations, and economic data.

Company Information:

Note: Subsidiaries, listed by country, of U.S. companies in India.

Note: Subsidiaries, in the U.S., of India 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.


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

BBC News India Country Profile – contains links to major media outlets. Online News Sources
ABClive – Calcutta-based online service
Afternoon Despatch & Courier – Mumbai-based daily
The Asian Age – New Delhi-based daily
Business Standard – Nationwide business daily
thedailyindian.com – Bangalore-based online service
Daily News & Analysis – Mumbai-based daily
The Day After – New Delhi-based news magazine
Deccan Herald – Bangalore-based daily
The Economic Times – business news daily from the Times Group
The Echo of India – Calcutta-based online daily
The Financial Express – New Delhi-based business daily
The Hindu – Madras-based daily
Hindustan Times – New Delhi-based daily
India Abroad – a US-based magazine for Indian ex-pats in North America
India Today – New Delhi-based news magazine
The Indian Express – New Delhi-based daily
Outlook – New Delhi-based news magazine
The Pioneer – New Delhi-based daily
The Statesman – Calcutta-based daily
The Times of India – New Delhi-based daily from the Times Group


Wall Street Journal Asia through ABI/Inform
India Abroad through Ethnic News Watch
India Business Insight through LexisNexis Academic
India Today Travel Plus through LexisNexis Academic
India West through Ethnic News Watch
Indian Express through LexisNexis Academic


Inside India: the emerging innovation challenge to the West
HC440.T4 K86 2012 (Pardee Library)

India: acquiring its way to a global footprint
HD2899 .I5155 2012 (Pardee Library)

Corporate Champions: excellent companies of India
HD70.I4 K37 2012 (Pardee Library)

Indian multinationals : the dynamics of explosive growth in a developing country context
HD2899 .N393 2011 (Pardee Library)

A fistful of rice : my unexpected quest to end poverty through profitability
HG178.33.I4 A48 2011 (Pardee Library)

Doing Business in India : Building Research-Based Practice
HG5732 .D65 2011 (Pardee Library)

Workers, Unions, and Global Capitalism: lessons from India
HD8686.5 .H46 2011 (Pardee Library)

The Eagle and the Elephant: strategic aspects of U.S.-India economic engagement
HF1456.5.I4 V53 2011 (Pardee Library)

The East Moves West: India, China, and Asia’s growing presence in the Middle East
HF1483.3.Z4 I45 2010

The India Way: how India’s top business leaders are revolutionizing management
HD70.I4 I53 2010 (Pardee Library)

Microfinance in India
HG178.33.I4 M533 2008 (Pardee Library)

India Inside : The Emerging Innovation Challenge to the West
HC440.T4 K86 2012 (Pardee Library)

Microfinance India: State of the Sector Report 2007, 2008, and 2009
HG178.33 2009 (Pardee Library, 2nd floor)

India Arriving: How This Economic Powerhouse is Redefining Global Business
HC435.3 .D67 2008 (Pardee Library)
HC435.3 .D67 2008 (Mugar Library)

India: The Emerging Giant
HC434.3 .P36 2008 (Mugar Library)

India: The Rise of an Asian Giant
HC435.3 .R68 2008 (Mugar Library)

Riding the Indian Tiger: Understanding India – the World’s Fastest Growing Market
HC435.3 .N67 2008 (Pardee Library)