This page provides lists & links to a variety of information sources regarding companies, industries and business subjects.


Specific areas of information are provided regarding: Research and Data Sites, Strategy Related Sites, International Organizations, Consulting Sites, Government Data Sources, International Business Related Sites, Academic Professional Societies, International Information, and Miscellaneous Articles and Sites

Research and Data Sources

Public Sources of Business Level Information

A List of General Public Sources of Business Information

Information at The Ohio State University Libraries

Company Specific Information

Industry Level Information 

Bill Goeff's Resources for Economists sponsored by the American Economic Association. It lists 1,265 resources in 74 sections and sub-sections available on the Internet of interest to academic and practicing economists, and those interested in economics.
Bureau of Labor Statistics A fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.

Census Bureau at the United States Department of Commerce.

EXPO (download free copy of EXPO) This tool provides open access to any real-time and historical market data source.

Hall's Productivity Page Links from Bronwyn Hall's page, Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley.

Lexis/Nexis offers products and services for legal, business, academic, and government professionals.

National Bureau of Economic Research  A private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of how the economy works. Links to areas of research.

New York Stock Exchange The official website of the The New York Stock Exchange.

OSU Finance Data Finder Search the Fisher College of Business database of web sites targeted for finance researchers and scholars.

Wall Street Research Net Filled with financial information including stock prices, financial reports, and links to other sources of information.

WebEc Collections of economic data organized by country. This site has hundreds of links to other resources.

General Management Information

Business2 discovers and reports on the smartest, most innovative business practices and the people behind them. It delivers surprising, useful insights, and explains how to put them to work

Commerce - A nonprofit consortium of business, government, technology, and academic leaders to jointly develop and implement new eCommerce technologies and business practices worldwide.

e-Marketer The world's leading provider of e-Business statistics.  Includes a database of more than 300,000 data points and 16,000 charts and tables.

Forrester Forrester is a leading independent research firm that analyzes the future of technology change and its impact on businesses, consumers, and society.

IAC-Insite Quick and easy access to thousands of the world's most important business publications -- for a price.

Iconocast ICONOCAST is a free weekly newsletter that tracks trends in marketing and technologies.

IDC A leading global provider of technology forecasts, insights, and advice.

JUP Jupiter Media Matrix analyzes and measures the end-to-end impact of the Internet and new technologies on commerce and marketing.  Site requires registration  

Popular Business Press

Business Week Online edition of the popular business magazine.

CNN Online branch of the Cable News Network

Consultants News A source of independent and objective news, analysis, industry data, informed insights and trends that will help you assess current realities, protect your interests and grow your business.

The Economist An online source for the analysis of world business and current affairs, providing authoritative insight and opinion on international news, world politics, business, finance, science and technology, as well as overviews of cultural trends and regular industry, business and country surveys.

FastCompany Seeks to chronicle how changing companies create and compete, to highlight new business practices, and to showcase the teams and individuals who are inventing the future and reinventing business.

Forbes Links to current business press and information.

Harvard Business Review HBR strives to be the publisher of choice for those authors and content experts with important management ideas and a desire to improve the practice of management worldwide.

Inc. Small business resources and business advice online. Current news and links to collections of business information.

New York Times Access to current articles in the paper.  Requires free registration for full text of articles.

Red In-depth analysis and reporting on the forces driving innovation—technology, entrepreneurialism and the financial markets.

The Standard hosted by This archive includes most stories published by from January 1998 through September 2001.

Strategy+Business Business news, reprints of articles, and information regarding strategic thinking.

Wall Street Journal Online version of the paper.  Much of the site requires a subscription.

Wired News News stories relating to business, politics, technology, and culture.

Consulting Sites

General Consulting Info Trends in management consulting and IT

Management Consulting Firms

Accounting & IT Consulting Firms

Academic Professional Societies

Other Strategy Related Sites

Small Business: Start Your Own Business

Information on Competition and Antitrust Policy

International Information

International Organizations

International Business Related Sites

Miscellaneous Articles and Political Sites

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