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POS 444 / ES 410 Introduction to Public Policy

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Country Information

  • CIA World Factbook
    This is a reference resource produced by the CIA with almanac-style information about the countries of the world. The Factbook is available online and is partially updated every week. It provides a two- to three-page summary of the demographics, geography, communications, government, economy, and military of 266 entities including U.S.-recognized countries, dependencies, and other areas in the world.
  • United States Department of State. Countries &Areas 
  • Country Commercial Guides
    Reports on market conditions, opportunities, regulations, and business customs prepared at U.S. Embassies around the world by Commerce Department, State Department and other U.S. agencies' professionals.