USC Subscription-Based Online Resources
Note: Entries marked as USC restricted can only be accessed from USC network connections. This is automatic if you are on campus. Click here for information on connecting from off-campus.
- EIU Online
The EIU produces objective and timely analysis and forecasts of the political, economic and business environment in more than 180 countries. Click on the "Enterprise Client Access" link to launch the search module and select "Denmark" from the Country menu to browse these reports: (Choose the html version for easiest navigation; this lets you jump to specific sections of the report. USC restricted.)
1. "Country Report" covers the economy, the economic outlook, political scene, economic policy and some specific industries.
2. "Country Profile" provides analysis of historical, political, infrastructure and economic trends.
- Global Market Information Database
Keyword search "Denmark" to find statistics and market reports on consumer goods; under the 'Consumers' tab find "Consumer Lifestyle" reports by country. USC restricted.
Select Globus/NTDB for international information. STAT-USA compiles information that is produced by the U.S. Government. Much of this information is freely available elsewhere, such as Export.gov.
- USA Trade Online
Import and export information for the U.S. that can be sorted by trading partner.
- World Marketing Data and Statistics: Denmark
Detailed demographics, market sizes and information on consumer goods.
- Global Road Warrior
Contains basic country profiles and cultural and business etiquette information.
Find market research reports on a number of commodities; keyword search "Denmark."
Generally Available Online Resources
- CIA World Factbook: Denmark
The CIA collects information on countries around the world into useful summaries of population, religious affiliations, demographic details and recent political events. Also includes images of national flags and political maps.
- Country Commercial Guide
A guide produced by the U.S. Department of State that summarizes political and economic conditions and is aimed at companies who are thinking of doing business in Denmark. This report is a PDF file that's more than 150 pages long, so be aware before you print.
- Background Note: Denmark
Issued by the U.S. Department of State
- BBC Profile: Denmark
- Economist Country Briefings: Denmark
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development: Denmark
- World Bank: Denmark
- Danish Economy: a Q2 2009 report from Jyske Bank
- Denmark: European Union profile
- Index of Economic Freedom: issued by the Heritage Foundation
- Global Competitiveness Report: indexed by the World Economic Forum
- Denmark and the European Union
- Doing Busines in Denmark: a HLB report
- Denmark Doing Business: a World Bank profile
- Doing Business in Denmark: a Moore Stephens Danmark guide
- Doing Business in Denmark: a 2007 Communicaid profile
- Denmark and the WTO
- Denmark Trade-at-a-Glance: published by the World Bank
- People Going Global: Denmark
Portal site with links to some interesting sites on Denmark.
- Export.gov provides free access to four major sources of information produced by the U.S. government:
- Country Commercial Guides (CCGs): prepared annually by the U.S. embassy staff, CCGs contain information on the business and economic situation of foreign countries and the political climate as it affects U.S. business and foreign investments.
- Industry Sector Analyses (ISAs): in-depth analysis of specific industry sectors and subsectors within a given market.
- International Market Insight (IMIs): brief updates within a foreign country highlighting specific market opportunities, trade events, or changes in market conditions.
- Multilateral Development Bank Reports: international trade opportunities and financing information through the various multilateral development banks throughout the world.
The USC Libraries
Search HOMER for "DENMARK AND BUSINESS" or "DENMARK AND CULTURE" to locate books on these topics. Try other search terms as well. Note: If a book is checked out, it can take up to two weeks to recall. You can also find full-text books online through eBrary.
- Global Business Etiquette (Business Reference HF5389 .M375 2006)
- Global Business Practices (Business Reference HD58.7 S3477 2006)
- Cross-Cultural Behavior (Business Reference HF5389 .G47 2002x)
- Handbook of Country Risk (Business Reference HG4538 R57)
- Global Competitiveness Report (Business Reference HF1414 G5563)
- Exporters' Encyclopaedia (Reference Desk HF3011 .E9)
Business climate is more difficult to summarize. You often need to read a variety of articles and build your own picture. These are some good resources for finding articles. Try searching for Denmark and business and trends or markets or finance. Also try limiting your search to the last few months.
Good source of current news. You can limit your search to publications from Denmark by going to the publications library, selecting "Change publications" and then navigating through the region menu. USC restricted.
Good source of background information on business happenings in Denmark. USC restricted.
Another good source of international business news, though not as easy to limit your search as Factiva or ProQuest. USC restricted.
Search for articles written about business in these locally published Danish resources:
- Statistics Denmark
Royal Danish Consultate (Los Angeles)
Consulate General of Denmark (New York)
Copenhagen Stock Exchange: part of the OMX Exchange Group representing Stockholm, Helsinki and Iceland
- Try more resources on our International Business and Marketing page.
Visit Crocker Library (HOH 201) between the hours of 9am and 5pm, Monday through Friday.
- Email the library staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
| back to top |