IM851: European Field Seminar Sources on European Union (Netherlands, Belgium, France and Hungary)
Europa – the official website of the European Union
CIA World Factbook – European Union
Consilium – the Council of the European Union
Country Profiles and Surveys:
Unclassified data for 250 countries covering economics, politics, foreign relations, and other topics. Updated every two weeks.
US Department of State
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.
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.
Newspapers and Ejournals
BBC Country Profiles – country basics and detailed information about top media outlets.
To search for articles in newspapers, magazines, journals and periodicals go to:
Check the library catalog for books about your country. 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. See sample keywords below:
Keywords: Netherlands Business, Netherlands Economy, Belgium Business, Belgium economic conditions, France Capitalism, Hungary Business, Hungary Economics, Budapest Business
Jones, Economic adjustment and political transformation in small states, Oxford, 2008. (JC478 .J66, Mugar Library)
Tiberghien, Entrepreneurial states : reforming corporate governance in France, Japan, and Korea, Cornell, 2007. (HD2856 .T53, Pardee Library)
Romsics, From dictatorship to democracy : the birth of the Third Hungarian Republic, 1988-2001, Atlantic Research and Publications: Distributed by Columbia University Press, 2007. (DB958.3 .R65, Mugar Library)
Cohan, The last tycoons : the secret history of Lazard Frères & Co., Doubleday, 2007. (HG2613 .N54, Pardee Library)
Seleny, The political economy of state-society relations in Hungary and Poland : from communism to the European Union, Cambridge, 2006. (HN420.5 .A8, Mugar Library)
Trumbull, Consumer capitalism : politics, product markets, and firm strategy in France and Germany, Cornell, 2006. (HC280 .C63, Mugar Library)
Martin & Ross, Euros and Europeans : monetary integration and the European model of society, Cambridge, 2004. (HG925 .E974, Pardee Library)
Trumbull, Silicon and the State : French innovation policy in the Internet age, Brookings Institution, 2004. (HC280 .I55, Pardee Library)
Dormois, The French economy in the twentieth century, Cambridge, 2004. (HC276 .D673, Mugar Library)
Smith, France in crisis: welfare, inequality, and globalization since 1980, Cambridge, 2004. (HN425.5 .S58, Mugar Library)
Lottman, The Michelin men : driving an empire, Macmillan, 2003. (HD9161.5 .T574, Pardee Library)
Gordon, The French challenge: adapting to globalization, Brookings Institution, 2001. (HF1543 .G67, Pardee Library)