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Country Reports

This guide provides a selective list of regularly updated country reports and profiles that are free on the Web, print publications, or from American University Library's subscription databases.

Index

Regions

Africa

Asia

Commonwealth

Europe & EU

Latin America & Caribbean

Middle East

North America

Countries

A   B   C   D   E   F   G

H   I    J   K   L   M   N

O   P   Q   R   S   T   U

V   W   X   Y   Z

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Regional Reports

The following publications are devoted to one country or region. They are mostly country or regional yearbooks, almanacs and reports that present information and statistics about that country.  Most are published annually. Some are official government publications. Most of the older titles have ceased publication but are still useful for historical research.

Africa

  • Africa. The World Today Series.
    (Call number: DT1. A13). AU Library has print copies from 1970 to present.
  • Africa Contemporary Record: Annual Survey and Documents. Africana Publishing Co.
    (Call number: DT1. A2). AU Library has print copies from 1968/69-2001/02.
  • Africa South of the Sahara. Europa Regional Surveys of the World.
    (Call number: DT733 .A33). AU Library has print copies from 1971 to present.
  • African Economic Outlook (currrent edition only) from African Development Bank, OECD Development Centre, and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
    African Economic Outlook (editions 2002 to present) from OECDiLibrary
    Annual report providing an assessment of recent economic performance, economic projections, an examination of structural issues, and a discussion of the political and social context for most countries in Africa.  
  • Annuaire de l'Afrique du Nord. Centre national de la recherche scientifique. Continued by L'année du Maghreb in 2004.
    (Call number: DT181 .A74). AU Library has print copies from 1962 to 1986.
  • International Monetary Fund (IMF): Regional Economic Outlook Reports (2003 to present)

Asia

  • Asian Development Outlook (1996 to present) from Asian Development Bank (ADB)
    Annual economic reports on the developing member countries of the Asian Development Bank.
    (Call number: HC411 .A17). AU Library has print copies from 1991 to present.
  • Asian Security. Tokyo, Research Institute for Peace and Security. English version suspended after 2000.
    (Call number: DS35 .A864). AU Library has print copies from 1979-1999/2000.
  • East and Southeast Asia. World Today Series.
    (Call numbers: DS502 .E27; DS502 .E27; DS502 .E27). AU Library has print copies from 1984-1991, 1993-1996, 1997 to 2004, 2005 to present.
  • The Far East and Australasia. Europa Publications.
    (Call number: DS1 .F3). AU Library has print copies from 1969 to 2009.
  • Human Development in South Asia (1999 to present) from Mahbub ul Haq Human Development Centre
  • International Monetary Fund (IMF): Regional Economic Outlook Reports (2003 to present)
  • Southeast Asian Affairs. Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.
    (Call number: DS502 .S76). AU Library has print copies from 1975-1977, 1979-1985, 1987-2000, 2002 to present.

Commonwealth (member states)

  • Commonwealth Yearbook. London: H.M.S.O.
    Earlier title: Year Book of the Commonwealth.
    (Call number: JN248 .Y4; JN248 .Y4). AU Library has print copies from 1969-1986; 1987-1993/94, 1996-2,1999, 2001 to present.????

Europe

  • International Monetary Fund (IMF): Regional Economic Outlook Reports (2003 to present)
  • Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States or Russia, Eurasian States, and Eastern Europe. The World Today Series.
    (Call number: DJK1 .R87; DJK1 .R87). AU Library has print editions of 1992-2000, 2001 to present.
  • The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. The World Today Series.
    (Call number: D839.3 .W6 v.5). AU Library has print copies from 1970 to 1991.
  • Western Europe. The World Today Series.
    (Call number: D901 .W47). AU Library has print copies from 1982-1992, 1994 to present.

Latin America and the Caribbean

Middle East

  • Arab Human Development Report (2002-2005, 2009)
    (Call number: HN766.A15 A73). AU Library has print editions of 2002-2005, 2009. 
  • Gulf Yearbook. Gulf Research Center.
    (Call number: DS326 .G863 2004). AU has print copy of 2004.. 
  • Joint Arab Economic Report (2001 to present) from Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development
  • International Monetary Fund (IMF): Regional Economic Outlook Reports (2003 to present)
  • Middle East Contemporary Survey. The Shiloah Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, Tel Aviv University.
    (Call number; DS41 .M5). AU Library has print copies of v.1 (1976/1977) to v.24 (2000), v.3-v.4 missing.
  • The Middle East and South Asia. The World Today Series.
    (Call number: DS44 .M54). AU Library has print copies from 1970 to present.
  • The Middle East and North Africa. Europa Regioal Surveys of the World.
    (Call number: DS49 .M5; DS49 .M5). AU has print copies from 1950, 1953, 1957-1959, 1962-1963/64, 1964/65-1968/69, 1972/73-2009.
  • Middle East Record. Israel Oriental Society.
    (Call number: DS63 .M58). AU Library has print copies of 1960, 1961, 1968-1970.
  • Survey of Jewish Affairs. Institute of Jewish Affairs. Ceased in 1991.
    (Call number: DS101 .S86). AU Library has print copies of 1982-1983, 1985, 1987, 1991.

North America