IM853: Indian Field Seminar Sources on India
Country Resources by Region:
APEC: 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.
PAIR, 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 Country Profile – quick access to country data points, economic performance, gross domestic product, and detailed analysis of the country’s business environment.
India Country Review, published annually by CountryWatch, provides demographic, economic, business, and environmental data.
Background Notes on Countries of the World: Republic of India, published by the U.S. government, includes facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, foreign relations and travel/business information.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Subsidiaries, listed by country, of U.S. companies in India.
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.
Economist Intelligence Unit Healthcare Industry Report: India, via Business Source Complete
Business Monitor International India Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report, via General Business File ASAP
MarketLine (Formerly Datamonitor) Reports: OTC Pharmaceuticals Industry Profile: India, and Pharmaceuticals Industry Profile: India, via Business Source Complete
Department of Biotechnology of the Indian Ministry of Science and Technology
Indian Technology, Forecasting and Assessment Council an independent agency organized to “look ahead in technologies, assess the technology trajectories, and support technology innovation by network actions in select technology areas of national importance.
Research and Information Systems for Developing Countries – focuses on biotechnology issues, organizes a yearly biotech conference.
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
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 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 Statesman – Calcutta-based daily
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
Selected recent titles on India 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 BU Libraries Search, provides publication details and availability. For many other titles, check the BU Libraries Search. To search for additional titles, use keywords or phrases such as India business.
Books on India:
Inside India: the emerging innovation challenge
HC440.T4K86 2012 (Pardee Library)
India: acquiring its way to a global footprint
HD2899 .I5155 2012 (Pardee Library)
Corporate Champions: excellent companies of India
HD70.I4K372012 (Pardee Library)
Doing Business in India: Building Research-Based Practice
HG5732 .D65 2011 (Pardee Library)
Corporate Governance in India
HD2741. S347 2012 (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 India Way: how India’s top business leaders are revolutionizing management
HD70.I4 I53 2010
The East Moves West: India, China and Asia’s growing presence in the Middle East
HF1583.3Z4 I45 2010
Microfinance in India
Managing People at Work : Employment Relations in Globalizing India
HF5549.2.I4 D35 2010 (Pardee Library)
Microfinance India: State of the Sector Report 2007, 2008, and 2009
HG178.33 2009 (Pardee Library)
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)