Database provided by the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económica (CIDE) which has six academic divisions: Economics, Public Administration, International Studies, Political Studies, Legal Studies, and History. CIDE produces ISTOR, an exploratory review of history and current affairs from an international perspective, and three formally refereed journals: Economía Mexicana. Nueva Época, focused on original economic research; Política y Gobierno, dedicated to innovative work in applied and theoretical political science; and Gestión y Política Pública, specialized in public policy, organizational theory, and local and regional government.
Centro Análisis e Investigación (FUNDAR)
FUNDAR is a Mexican think tank which hopes to provide transparency to public policy. One of the areas of research is budget policy. Since 2010 FUNDAR has provided their opinion of Mexico's budget, the most recent is discussed in Las diez faltantes del presupuesto 2015
Centro de Investigación para el Desarrollo (CIDAC)
Desarrollo Económico subpage
Publications on Mexico's economic development and recent publications on energy policy from this think tank.
Centro de Investigaciones Sobre la Libre Empresa
Provides a current list of publications issued by this Mexican think tank which focuses on research related to free enterprise.
Centro de Estudios Espinosa Yglesias
This think tank provides a forum for social and economic discussion, education and publication.
El Colegio de la Frontera Norte
This educational institution emphasizes the relationship of the border region between the U.S. and Mexico.
Search the library catalog, the publications and those of other Mexican educational institutions within the same network at
Colegio de Mexico
Centro de Estudios Económicos
Economic publications of one of the major academic institutions in Mexico.
Consejo Mexicano de Asuntos Internacionales (COMEXI)
Consult the publications of this think tank for studies on international economic relations of Mexico.
Directorio en linea (Mexico)
This site allows you to search for businesses by city within Mexico.
Instituto Mexicano para la Competividad (IMCO)
This think tank focuses primarily on Mexican public policies on many industries and public finance at all levels of government.
Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía
Major government agency responsible for the collection of Mexican statistics, censuses, and economic indicators. An excellent resource.
México Evalúa Centro de Análisis de Política Pública
Public policy discussions and evaluations. Includes publications on public spending in Mexico.
Mexican Business Information System (SIEM)
For a minimum fee you can access company profiles.
Provides categories of some industries in Mexico with links to individual company Websites.
Full-text access to a collection of scholarly journals in English, Portuguese, and/or Spanish, published in Mexico which is primarily scientific but includes the "human sciences" or social sciences such as economics.
Woodrow Wilson Center Program. Mexico Institute.
The Mexico Institute "seeks to improve understanding, communication, and cooperation between Mexico and the United States by promoting original research, encouraging public discussion, and proposing policy options for enhancing the bilateral relationship." Publications can be searched on the search page; use the filters to limit your search by topic, region, year, and type.
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Note: Also search for individual countries or regions in the resources listed in General Business and Economics Resources
Caribbean Community Secretariat (CARICOM)
An organization of 15 Caribbean nations and dependencies. CARICOM's main purposes are to promote economic integration and cooperation among its members. Official publications can be in English, French and Dutch.
Caribbean Export Development Agency
The only regional trade and investment promotion agency in the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) group. Serving the 15 countries of CARIFORUM by promoting trade, export development and investment within the region, and also between the region and the rest of the world.
Caribbean Knowledge Management Center. Digital Library
A virtual collection of Caribbean information resources available onine arranged for easy retrieval under twenty seven broad subject headings. Provided by the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.
Not available at The Library of Congress
Subscription database produced by Ebsco. Contains English language scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, reports and reference books about Caribbean countries. Search by general categories [PDF format: 114 KB/5 pp.] to find business and economics journal titles in this database. To access this resource, please ask your library if they purchased a subscription on your behalf in which case there is a mobile version.
Caribbean Trade Reference Center (CTRC)
The CTRC is comprised of fourteen country-specific Trade Information Databases (TID), which centralize official trade policy documents, articles and studies, data and other information related to trade policy in each country as well as documents on trade policy issues confronting the Caribbean.
CEPALSTAT Databases and Statistical Publications.
This statistical database provides access to statistics and indicators produced by 33 members of ECLAC, 22 associated countries and many ECLAC Divisions.
It includes an Open Access API, visualization for ease of use, and downloadable statistics and statistical publications. Also provided are list of statistics and indicators and list of methodologies and statistical classifications.
UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
Interactive Caribbean business directory. Search by business name, Caribbean island/ country, and major industry categories. Provides business description and photos, owner contact information, map of location. Allows share on social media and comments.
Infobel World Telephone Directories: North America and Caribbean
Oficina Nacional de Estadística (República Dominicana)
National statistical agency of the Dominican Republic.
Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)
Regional organization which produces publications on many topics of interest to the island nations of Antigua and Barbuda, Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines. Anguilla and the British Virgin Islands are associate members of the OECS.
Full-text access to a collection of scholarly journals in English, Portuguese, and/or Spanish, published in Cuba which is primarily scientific but includes the "human sciences" or social sciences such as economics.
United Nations. Economic Commision on Latin America and the Caribbean ECLAC / Comision Economica para America Latina y el Caribe CEPAL
Subregional Headquarters for the Caribbean.
List of documents and publications produced by the ECLAC headquarters in the Caribbean.
Link list of newspapers and magazines that cover news for the entire Caribbean as well as national newspapers.
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Asociación de Investigación y Estudios Sociales (ASIES)
Guatemalan social science research organization. One of the areas of research is Economics.
Business to Business web portal for import/export and partnership opportunities. Offers business news within Central America, signup for news feeds, and search
by industrial sector or country for company information. Search for current Central American economic and banking information here.
Centro de Investigaciones Económicas Nacionales (CIEN)
Guatemalan economic research organization which allows downloads of recent books and research reports. View slideshare presentations and videos. The stated goal of this organization is to guide the design and implementation of economic, social and security policies of the Guatemala government.
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO). Sede Costa Rica
FLASCO in Costa Rica offers full text journal articles on Costa Rica and Latin American social sciences.
Foro Social de Deuda Externa y Desarrollo de Honduras (FOSDEH)
This Honduran organization provides a number of publications dealing with external debt and the development policies of Honduras.
Fundación Dr. Guillermo Manuel Ungo (FUNDAUNGO)
Publications appear to be primarily on El Salvadorian politics with little economic policy.
Fundación Salvadoreaña para el Desarrollo Económico y Social (FUSADES)
Departamento de Estudios Económicos
The Economic Studies Dept. of FUSADES provides a significant number of publications on the economic well being of El Salvador and its economic relations with the world.
Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas (Guatemala)
National statistical agency.
SciELO Costa Rica
Full-text access to a collection of scholarly journals in English, Portuguese, and/or Spanish, published in Costa Rica which is primarily scientific but includes the "human sciences" or social sciences such as economics.
W3newspapers.com Central American newspapers
Link list of newspapers that cover news for the entire subregion and national newspapers of each Central American country.
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South America section
Provides a directory of radio stations from all South American countries with links to broadcasts for shortwave, AM, FM and Web radio stations.
Biblioteca Digital Andina
A group of 14 institutions from Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela (including the local National Libraries) cooperate in the digital repository. Provides a list of ejournals in this repository.
Search strategy: Use the search engine by topic and choose "Integración" to acquire information about economic integration of the Andean Region.
Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF)
Latin American development bank whose emphasis was initially the Andean Region. Today it is comprised of eighteen countries of Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe and fourteen private Banks. Finances economic and social development projects throughout Latin America. List of projects is provided here.
Centro de Estudios de Estado y Sociedad (CEDES)
Provides links to digital economic publications in the CEDES Library and ongoing economic research programs.
Centro de Implementación de Políticas Públicas para la Equidad y el Crecimiento (CIPPEC)
This think tank has a research department which focuses on Argentine fiscal policy and economic development.
Centro para la Apertura y el Desarrollo de América Latina (CADAL)
Provides legal and economic development publications on Argentina and Latin America.
Consejo Argentino para las Relaciones Internacionales (CARI)
Browse the entries and publications at this site for contents containing international economic relations of Latin America and issues related to the national interests of Argentina specifically.
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO). Sede Argentina
Find recent publications from this organization here.
Fundación de Investigaciones Económicas Latinoamericanas
FIEL offers economic research publications and statistics on Latin America and Argentina.
Fundación Libertad. Instituto de Estudios Económicos.
The Institute provides weekly and monthly economic studies on this page but also publishes books and other studies available in downloadable PDF. Fundación Libertad originated in Rosario, Argentina composed of a group of businesspeople, academics and intellectuals. The Institute has had a number of internationally-known economists visit and participate in events.
Documentos de Póliticas Públicas
Publications on public policy on all domestic topics and some international and legal relations of Argentina produced by a well-accredited staff of this organization. Each researcher has a Twitter account and infographics are provided which demonstrate major research findings of Argentine economics.
Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INDEC)
"The National Institute of Statistics and Censuses is the public body, of a technical nature, depending on the Ministry of Economy and Public Works and Services of Argentina, which runs all the official statistical activities carried out throughout the country. INDEC covers the following areas: Population, Living Conditions, Employment and Income, Education, Health, Tourism and Culture, Price Indexes, Agricultural Sector, Mining and Energy, Industry and Construction, Trade and Services, Businesses, National Accounts, International Accounts, Foreign Trade, and New Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). In addition to the usual statistical work, INDEC also provides services for private institutions and public organizations." -- INDEC website.
Paginas Doradas Industriales y de Negocios
Argentine industrial and business listings. Under each industrial category this resource provides brand names, business logos, and limits by province.
Full-text access to a collection of scholarly journals in English, Portuguese, and/or Spanish, published in Argentina which is primarily scientific but includes the "human sciences" or social sciences such as economics.
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This organization sees its mission as modernizing Bolivia and addressing the social, political and economic challenges that face the nation. A large number of books, articles and conference proceedings are downloadable.
Instituto de Estudios Avanzados
This organization provides the following full text publications on international issues in English and Spanish:
Working papers, Books, and Tables of contents of the newsletter Síntesis
Portuguese, English, Spanish and Chinese content
The largest equity exchange in Latin America and the sixth largest derivatives exchange in the world in 2012.
Centro Brasileiro de Analise e Planejamento (CEBRAP)
Search interface for the CEBRAP virtual library containing social science books, articles, data sets, etc. Limit search by categories and/or authors.
Centro Brasileiro de Relações Internacionais (CEBRI)
Portuguese interface with some English content
International relations think tank which provides publications on Brazilian economic relations, Latin American economic integration, and international trade.
Getulio Vargas Foundation, Brazilian Institute of Economics (FGV/IBRE)
Produces and publishes macroeconomics statistics and applied economics research. Its mission is to research, analyze, produce, and disseminate high-quality standardized statistics and do economics studies that can be used to improve both public policies and private actions to stimulate economic development and welfare in Brazil. The Institute was the pioneer in calculating Brazilian GDP and the General Price Index (IGP), which was the official inflation index for many years. It is known as one of the major economics think tanks in the world. See their recent reports
of economic indicators for Brazil.
Instituto Brasileño de Geografía y Estadística
National statistical agency of Brazil. Excellent source for economic and demographic data.
Instituto de Pesquisa Económica Aplicada (IPEA)
Also offers English, French and Spanish interfaces but most IPEA publications are in Portuguese.
The Institute for Applied Economic Research is a "federal public foundation linked to the Strategic Affairs Secretariat of the Presidency. It provides technical and institutional support to government for the formulation and reformulation of public policies and development programs in Brazil."
Full-text access to a collection of scholarly journals in English, Portuguese, and/or Spanish, published in Brazil which is primarily scientific but includes the "human sciences" or social sciences such as economics.
Woodrow Wilson Center Program. Brazil Institute.
A part of the Woodrow Wilson Center Latin American Program Brazil Institute "seeks to foster dialogue on key issues of bilateral concern between Brazil and the United States, advance Washington's understanding of contemporary Brazilian developments, and promote detailed analysis of Brazil's public policy." See its publications here.
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A-Z listing of industrial activities. Spanish interface
Chilean yellow pages with keyword search, dropdown pick list provided for industries, companies and locations. Provides telephone numbers, street addresses, email addresss, Website links for businesses and a form to share company information.
Centro de Estudios Públicos (CEP)
Spanish interface with more content
Chilean think tank which covers issues ranging from new developments in the social sciences to the concepts and values that support a free social order.
Corporación de Estudios para Latinoamérica (CIEPLAN)
Chilean think tank whose site search allows you to search the publications in their library and those produced by CIEPLAN researchers. The publications include a great deal about Chilean economic and fiscal policies, studies on other Latin American countries, and international issues. The site offers an ongoing list of CIEPLAN tweets on all topics which provides insight into what is important to the staff at this organization.
Fundación Jaime Guzmán
Estudios y Publicaciones
Chilean organization whose publications focus on national public policies and surveys.
Instituto de Economia. Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile
Search interface for the publications of the Economics Institute which is ranked one of the best economic research institutes in Latin America.
Instituto Nacional de Estadística
National statistical agency. Excellent source of economic and demographic data on Chile.
Libertad y Desarrollo (LyD)
Chilean domestic and international economic relations studies produced by this organization. It also produces books and journals which can be purchased on their site.
Full-text access to a collection of scholarly journals in English, Portuguese, and/or Spanish, published in Chile which is primarily scientific but includes the "human sciences" or social sciences such as economics.
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Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística
National statistical agency of Colombia.
Instituto de Ciencias Políticas (ICP)
ICP publishes severl journals on Colombian and Latin American political, economic and social analysis and the website provides summaries of recent articles.
Full-text access to a collection of scholarly journals in English, Portuguese, and/or Spanish, published in Colombia which is primarily scientific but includes the "human sciences" or social sciences such as economics.
See also Andean Region
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO). Sede Ecuador
Browse the list of social science researchers
and their research projects.
Fundación para el Avance de las Reformas y las Oportunidades, (Grupo FARO)
Search or browse the publications of this Ecuadorian public policy research institution.
Instituto Ecuatoriano de Economía Política (IEEP)
This private, nonprofit organization provides economic policy analysis with an emphasis on free enterprise.
Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos
National statistical agency of Ecuador.
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Centro de Análisis y Difusión del la Economía Paraguay (CADEP)
Provides summaries of published books and full text of articles published by CADEP.
Searchable database to acquire more bibliographic citations for further study.
Print, video and audio publications cover Paraguayan and Latin American economics and economic policies.
Dirección General de Estadísticas, Encuestas y Censos
National statistical agency of Paraguay.
The Institute has researchers in the areas of social, economic and administrative sciences, education, health, environmental science and political science. This institution focuses on research, teaching, local development and technical assistance in Paraguay. Full text documents are available to download.
See also Andean Region
Grupo de Análisis para el Desarrollo (GRADE)
Search or browse GRADE publications by categories on this subpage. The publications focus on Peruvian and Latin American economics, economic policy, economic and social conditions, education, social equity, rural development, labor, environment, finance, monetary policy, regulations, the mining industry, and natural resources. There is also a searchable
online library catalog to acquire more bibliographic citations for study.
Grupo Propuesta Ciudadana.
Full text publications are provided on Peruvian agriculture, mining and mineral industries including budget and economic policies, with an emphasis on the Peruvian departments of Cusco, Ica, Ancash, La Libertad, Cajamarca, Lima, Piura, Arequipa, Huancavelica and Junín.
Instituto de Estudios Peruanos (IEP)
Digital library of works published by IPE researchers. Includes many studies on rural development in Peru. The Fondo Editorial also has Peruvian economics books for sale.
Instituto Libertad y Democracia (ILD)
The focus of this organization is the use of property rights in developing countries to more easily form businesses, protect assets, and expand markets. There are links to ILD projects and publications on the page.
Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas e Informática
National statistical agency.
Peruvian yellow pages with detailed taxonomy of industries and locations to aid a search. Just begin typing to get choices. Provides business logos, telephone numbers, and address, Website links and email contact forms for businesses.
Full-text access to a collection of scholarly journals in English, Portuguese, and/or Spanish, published in Peru which is primarily scientific but includes the "human sciences" or social sciences such as economics.
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Centro de Estudios de la Realidad Económica y Social (CERES)
Uruguayan think tank whose focus is international but also produces studies on Uruguayan social and economic issues. Some content is limited to members only.
Centro Latinoamericano de Economía Humana (CLAEH)
Areas de Trabajo
Choose from the categories of study provided by this postgraduate institution.
Consejo Uruguayo para las Relaciones Internacionales (CURI)
Offers digital publications and analysis from CURI on international relations including economic integration, MERCOSUR, and Uruguay's role in Latin America and international negotiations.
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO). Sede Uruguay.
Review the publications produced by this institution.
The Instituto de Economía publicaciones page provides many types of publications from the Economics Institute in Uruguay.
Academia Nacional de Ciencias Económicas
Browse by topic to acquire bibliographic citations held in the library of this organization. Also provides access to some full text digital works.
Centro de Divulgación del Conocimineto Económico para la Libertad (CEDICE Libertad)
Think tank in Venezuela which emphasizes free trade. View the publications tab on the Website for recent posts.
Universidad de los Andes. Instituto de Economia y Ciencias Sociales
The Institute was originally founded in 1958 to publish research on the Andean Region, in particular Venezuela. Today it offers researchers a web portal with access to publications, databases, and reports on educational seminars in the fields of economics and social sciences.
Last updated: 05/26/2017