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Welcome to my Business Guide. The resources I have selected for this guide serve as a starting point for your research.

- Jason Bernard June 2008

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Brandeis Community Access on and offcampus to:

  • Mintel Oxygen
    Provides coverage across 14 different b2c (business to consumer) markets looking at consumer attitudes and behaviors, why consumers buy one product over the next and what influences them to make those decisions. Estimates market size and market segmentation. Analyzes past five years and forecasts the next five years.
  • The Economist & The
    Leading journal and Web site covering world events related to all facets of economics, politics, development and business. Includes e-version of print from 2000 to current edition.
  • RMA eStatement Studies
    Access to Robert Morris Associates's annual survey of industry norms - ratios and default probability/cash flow measures for 600+ industries by year, asset range and region
  • Journal Citation Reports
    JCR allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from over 11,000 scholarly and technical journals from more than 3,300 publishers in over 80 countries. Best known for ranking journals by "impact factor".

Purchased Recently:

  • OECD iLibrary
    Includes all OECD outlook series, working papers, reports and stats plus IEA energy statistics. Aprox. 10 years plus back.
  • IBISWorld
    Over 700 U.S. industry reports; 192 China industries and 75 of the largest industries on a world-wide scale. Also contains business environment reports. Updated several times a year.
  • CRSP Indices  
    Contains five groups of indices: the CRSP Stock File Indices, the CRSP Cap-Based Portfolios, the CRSP Indices for the S&P 500 Universe, the CRSP Treasury and Inflation (CTI) Indices, and the CRSP Select Treasury Indices. Each index is offered as a series that contains decile subsets for market analysis.

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Key - Resources

  • CapitalIQ
    IBS Bloomberg Lab Only
  • CRSP/Compustat Merged
  • Global Insight DataInsight-Web  
    Note: I Recommend Firefox as it does not load properly with IE 7
  • WRDS  
  • Thomson ONE  
    Reminder: Must use Internet Explorer. Pop-ups must be enabled.

    Problems with IE10 and pdfs. Try this workaround:
    Go to the menu bar and select Tools>Compatibility View settings.
    Check Display all websites in Compatibility View. Close and reopen the browser.

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