For the last two decades, Aswath Damodaran has dedicated the first two weeks of each new year to a ritual. He obtains/collects/downloads data on all publicly traded companies listed globally, using a variety of data sources, and then analyzes and presents the data, aggregated at a number of different levels: by country, by region (US, Europe, Emerging Markets, Japan, Australia & Canada) and by industry. … [ Read more ]
Content: Online Resource | Author: Aswath Damodaran | Source: NYU Stern School of Business | Subjects: Economics, Finance, Free Stuff / Tools, Reference / Search
GFmag.com, the Global Finance website, presents a free database of information on finance and economics – including such topics as M&A, macroeconomics, FDI flows, and income and taxation – with interactive maps and tools that help present the data in a user-friendly format.
Developed and designed by project coordinator Alessandro Magno and prepared by seasoned journalists Tina Aridas and Denise Bedell, each page presents facts, figures … [ Read more ]
Content: Online Resource | Source: GFmag.com | Subjects: Economics, Finance, Reference / Search
In late 2010, a team of entrepreneurs put together Talking Village, a web site allowing managers to develop by collaborating with their peers, consultants, and professors. In addition to featuring a ton of resources managers can refer to, this site allows participants to ask questions and solicit community feedback, essentially crowdsourcing problem resolution and management education. Because web site members come from different companies, different … [ Read more ]
Content: Online Resource | Subjects: Management, Reference / Search
This note accompanies the Cross‐country Historical Adoption of Technology (CHAT) dataset. CHAT is an unbalanced panel dataset with information on the adoption of over 100 technologies in more than 150 countries since 1800. The data is available for download at http://www.nber.org/data/chat. We discuss the main aim of CHAT, its scope and limitations, as well as several ways in which we have used the data so … [ Read more ]
Content: Online Resource | Authors: Bart Hobijn, Diego Comin | Sources: Harvard Business School (HBS), National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) | Subjects: Economics, IT / Technology / E-Business, Reference / Search
This reference guide is designed to serve as a comprehensive small business management manual. It contains numerous topics that cover most aspects of small business management. You will find here hundreds of guides, worksheets and tips that will give you solutions to almost every problem or situation you can possibly encounter in the course of operating your business.
Content: Online Resource | Author: Meir Liraz | Subjects: Reference / Search, Small Business
Countless hours have been spent by stock market investors researching the historic performance of the S&P 500 stock market index but until now, they’ve had to slog through spreadsheets or go datamine other reams of data to be able to extract the data they’re after, and that’s before doing any number crunching! Now however, everything has changed because we here at Political Calculations are putting … [ Read more ]
Content: Online Resource | Source: Political Calculations | Subjects: Economics, Finance, Free Stuff / Tools, Reference / Search
Whether you’re in business school or are just learning the ropes by trial and error, getting a little extra help and insight into the business world can be a great help in your success. The web can be a great, inexpensive way to do that, allowing business professionals present and future to learn and get advice from those with experience and expertise in the field. … [ Read more ]
Content: Article | Source: Online College Reviews | Subject: Reference / Search
This tool allows you to search the world of blogs by keyword, brand or topic to see who’s blogging about it and what they’re saying. The interface encourages you to compare one keyword vs. two more related keywords (or brands, if you are doing competitive research).
What is best about Trendpedia is that it graphs a timeline for you that shows the action of that keyword … [ Read more ]
Content: Online Resource | Source: Attentio | Subjects: Productivity / Work Tips, Reference / Search
The idea behind Squeezed Books is to provide open access to business book summaries, and a collaborative environment where everyone can read summaries, write new ones, and talk about the books in question.
Content: Online Resource | Author: David Welton | Source: DedaSys | Subjects: Free Stuff / Tools, Reference / Search
Swivel is a place where curious people explore all kinds of data. In particular, we’re talking about those three things:
* The use of farms of powerful computers and algorithms at the Swivel data centers to transform a lonely grid of numbers and letters into hundreds – sometimes thousands – of graphs that can be explored and compared with any other public data in Swivel
… [ Read more ]
Content: Article | Source: Swivel | Subjects: Free Stuff / Tools, Reference / Search
A division of the Stanford University Libraries, HighWire Press hosts the largest repository of high impact, peer-reviewed content, with 1007 journals and 3,963,039 full text articles from over 130 scholarly publishers. HighWire-hosted publishers have collectively made 1,500,021 articles free.
Content: Online Resource | Source: Stanford University | Subject: Reference / Search
FedStats is a gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies.
Content: Online Resource | Source: Fedstats | Subject: Reference / Search
Economagic is meant to be a comprehensive site of free, easily available economic time series data useful for economic research, in particular economic forecasting. This site was started in 1996 to help students in an Applied Forecasting class. The idea was to give students easy access to large amounts of data, and to be able to quickly get charts of that data.
At this time, … [ Read more ]
Content: Online Resource | Source: Economagic.com | Subjects: Economics, Reference / Search
ThomasNet.com bills itself as the most comprehensive resource for industrial information, products, services, CAD drawings, and more. Search or browse by categories.
Content: Online Resource | Source: Thomas Industrial Network | Subject: Reference / Search
JVseek.com is an international joint venture search engine. On the site you can search for business and joint venture partners ranging from in transaction size from US$250,000 to U$1 billion in Asia, America, Africa and Europe. You can also submit your partnering offer free of charge.
Content: Online Resource | Source: GPMN.com | Subjects: Miscellaneous, Reference / Search
The Energy Information Administration (EIA) offers free country briefs. Information is focused on energy statistics but also offers overviews on the country, its national economy, and environmental information.
Content: Online Resource | Source: Energy Information Administration (EIA) | Subjects: International, Reference / Search
A business guide for entrepreneurs. Contents include:
– A Sensible Approach to Writing a Good Business Plan
– Raising Venture Capital
– Accounting Policies and Procedures for Early Stage Companies
– Legal Issues for Early Stage Entrepreneurs
– Managing Explosive Growth in Technology Companies
– Choosing an Exit Strategy
Editor’s Note: some info is basic, some is quite thorough; the accounting info … [ Read more ]
Content: Article | Sources: PricewaterhouseCoopers, Sullivan & Worcester LLP, Washington Technology Partners Inc. | Subjects: Entrepreneurship, Reference / Search
Everything International (Ev-In) is intended as an electronic library of resources for faculty, students, and practitioners in the field of international business. Hyperlinks to public and private sources are listed with perceived usefulness being the only criteria used in selecting sites.
Content: Online Resource | Author: Lloyd C. Russow | Subjects: International, Reference / Search
A list of over 650 common and uncommon marketing research words and phrases.
Content: Online Resource | Source: Quirk’s Marketing Research Review | Subjects: Market Research, Reference / Search
This site offers useful resources for anyone involved in, or with any interest in the marketing research field. Includes:
– Market Research Roundtable
– Industry Events Calendar
– Research Company Directory
– Employment Board
– Research Software Archive
– Market Research Calculators
– Market Research Library
– Legislative Watch
– News & Stock
– Palm OS Software
– Web-Survey Tutorial
Content: Online Resource | Source: Venture Data LLC | Subjects: Market Research, Reference / Search