Frontier Markets

The databases listed below offer statistics, country economic reports, doing business guides, industry reports and news on emerging markets.  The Doing Business Abroad page suggests some additional resources.

  Global Edge
Global business knowledge site providing access to authoritative data from Michigan State University.

  Economist Intelligence Unit
Features commerce reports, country reports and market indicators and forecasts with monthly and annual in-depth analysis, data and ratings. Covers infrastructure, demographics, political scene, domestic economy, foreign trade, including regional and industrial sector breakdowns of over 200 countries.

  EMIS Intelligence (Emerging Markets Information Service)
Delivers company and industry information together with relevant news, research and analytics for developing markets.

  OECD iLibrary

  Passport (Euromonitor International)
Provides lifestyle statistics and reports, market data and analysis, and market forecasts for selected countries. Includes 6-year historic market size data for selected consumer products plus 5-year forecasts.
Authorized access (on- and off-campus) limited to current Villanova students, faculty and staff.

Sales & Negotiation

Literature on best practices in sales or negotiations are typically found in business publications.  The video shows how to search ABI Inform, one of our best general purpose business article databases.  The same search strategies can be applied to using Business Source Premier.

Use the link to our catalog to find books on sales & negotiations, or check out these lists of online books on sales or business negotiation.

  ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest)
Provides access to scholarly journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals, and country-and industry-focused reports.

  Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
Provides access to a wide range of academic business journals and trade magazines. Topics include management, marketing, accounting, finance, economics, international business, operations management and management information systems. Full-text access may be embargoed for up to three years. Coverage goes back to 1965.

  Catalog at Falvey
Keyword and subject searches in the Library's catalog are good starting points when first exploring a topic. Search results can be narrowed with facets such as topic, era, language or region. Facets are located on the right hand side of the results screen.  Use the Online facet to retrieve ebooks.  Check out this sample list of e-books on negotiation.

Private Equity & Venture Capital

Introduction to deal sourcing and origination by David Teten

Where are the deals? Private equity and venture capital best practices in sourcing new investments.

Where are the deals? How VCs identify the next generation of start-ups.

Associations

National Venture Capital Association  Learn about news and issues important to the venture capital industry.

Emerging Markets Private Equity Association  News, research and regulatory issues for the industry.

Money Tree Report Studies on venture capital activity by PriceWaterHouseCooper and NVCA.

Journals

Journal of Private Equity Full text available from 1999-2013.  Use inter-library loan for most current articles.

Venture Capital Full text available from 1999-2013. Use inter-library loan for most current articles.

News

Private Equity News (Europe)

Private Equity International

Private Equity Manager

Private Equity Analyst

Directory

Venture Capital & Private Equity Firms Directory of venture capital firms. The User Key is an indispensable tool for formulating expert searches.

Article Search Engines

  EconLit with Full Text (EBSCO)

  ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest)

  Business Source Premier (EBSCO)

Books

Don't forget the books.  We have may ebooks on topic such as the titles in this list of ebooks on venture capital and private equity.

  Catalog at Falvey
Keyword and subject searches in the Library's catalog are good starting points when first exploring a topic. Search results can be narrowed with facets such as topic, era, language or region. Facets are located on the right hand side of the results screen.