Tools and Data

Ranking
Interactive Rankings
This tool uses key indicators to rank countries or states.

Using this simple tool, a user can compare countries or states based on key economic factors such as the inflation rate or GDP. Variables include the year of the desired data, countries to compare and economic factors. Data is presented in an easy-to-view table.

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MPI
A dynamic resource to evaluate emerging markets.

This indexing study is conducted by MSU-IBC to help companies compare Emerging Markets across several dimensions. Each dimension is measured using various indicators, and are weighted in determining their contribution to the Overall Market Potential Index.

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DIBS
A robust database to sythesize complex international business data.

A comprehensive compilation of international business data which provides information on nearly every country in the world. Choose from over 2500 variables which include data from the mid-1990's to today. Data can be easily downloaded for further analysis. DIBS is free of charge.

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Diagnostic Tools
Diagnostic Tools
Self assessment tools to identify your exporting potential.

This suite of tools is designed to facilitate understanding of a business's export readiness and international capabilities. Primarily intended to be a learning tool, academic audiences will find this particularly useful for international business training. Tools help a user evaluate international partnerships, distributors and freight forwarders.

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Test Your Knowledge
Fun games to test your international business prowess.

These fun games are a way to check your international business prowess. You will be tested on your knowledge of country statistics and cultures. Use the Capital Memory game to learn the capital cities of countries around the world.

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Comparator
Comparator Tool
Compare countries across the globe using this tool.

Using this simple tool, a user can compare countries based on key economic factors such as the inflation rate or GDP. Variables include the year of the desired data, countries to compare and economic factors. Data is presented in an easy-to-view table.

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MPI

An index designed to help business professionals and academics to evaluate emerging markets across the globe.

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Choose from thousands of variables to generate reports which help to synthesize and evaluate data from reliable sources.

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Use these tools to evaluate important international business decisions such as international partners and distributors.

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These games help you determine your international business knowledge. Learn about international business and cultures.

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Compare countries across a variety of economic indicators including GDP, inflation and exports.

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A tool designed to rank countries or states based on key economic indicators.

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