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Unit 1 Project: Economy Presentation
You have just been hired as business consultants for a country of your choice. The country needs someone who can advise them as to how to attract businesses within their country in order to grow their economy. Your first assignment is to prepare a PowerPoint report highlighting all the major assets your country provides.
Global Issues in Context This link opens in a new window
Use Global Issues in Context to gather the Geographic and Demographic information for your Economy Presentation. Type your country's name into the search box and select the bolded version to arrive at the portal page. Read the overview essay to find information in the following categories: Geography, Background, People and Culture, Government, International Relations, Economy, and Important Developments.
Business Source Premier This link opens in a new window
Use Business Source Premier to get a complete economic picture of your country, updated quarterly. Type the name of the country you are researching. Once you get the results, use the check boxes on the left-hand menu and check Country Reports. There, you will find several long, detailed reports in PDF format with detailed information about the business climate, currency, economic forecasts, and much more.
CIA World Factbook
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people and society, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. The Reference tab includes: a variety of world, regional, country, ocean, and time zone maps; Flags of the World; and a Country Comparison function that ranks the country information and data in more than 75 Factbook fields.