The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.
Outline a country's economic and political status and background. Country Profiles section of the Economist Intelligence Unit puts an annual perspective on the long-term political and social issues affecting each country, providing a complete introduction to all international markets. [UW restricted]
Provides fundamental and factual reference material on a country or issue including current economic statistics and indicators by country including population, GDP, external debt and birth and death rates. Includes maps.