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Useful websites

Websites containing freely available publications, datasets and statistics.

Research and publications


  • City of London Research Publications. The City of London publishes free economic research publications covering City issues
  • Government Publications. Free access to publications by UK government departments


  • CIA World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities
  • CORDIS (Community Research and Development Information Service) disseminates information on all EU-funded research projects and their results
  • Directory of Open Access Journals. A directory with over 5000 open access journals. Covers many subjects and different languages
  • International Monetary Fund. Publications and data from the International Monetary fund
  • Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD) . A resource library containing case studies and articles relating to food and grocery retailing and supply chains
  • United Nations Development Programme. Free access to research papers and publications from the UNDP
  • UNTCAD. Free access to statistics and publications from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD); the UN body responsible for dealing with international trade
  • Warwick Industrial Relations Research Unit. Free publications and research from the IRRU at Warwick Business School. Includes recent conference papers covering industrial relations, trade unions, employment issues, etc
  • World Bank Open Knowledge Repository. The World Bank’s official open access repository for its research outputs and knowledge products
  • World Economic Forum publishes reports which examine global issues

Financials and annual reports




City Business Library (CBL) - London is a public library providing business information which is free to access.

Statistics and data


  • HM Treasury - Weekly economic indicators. The Pocket databank is a weekly HM Treasury statistical publication containing major economic indicators
  • Office for National Statistics (ONS). UK’s largest independent producer of official statistics is the recognised national statistical institute for the UK
  • UK National Statistics. Data on economy, population and society at national and local level. Summaries and detailed data releases are published free of charge


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