Welcome to the International Business Research Guide
This guide provides links to key business resources including both public web sites and USC resources including databases, public websites, books and journals.
Please explore the tabs at the top of this guide and don't hesitate to contact John, Kim or Helga in the Crocker Business Library if you have any questions.
Please comment below if you have any suggestions or feedback on this guide.
- John, Kim and Helga
USC MARSHALL SCHOOL OF BUSINESS LIBRARY INFORMATION
The Roy P. Crocker Business Library is located in Hoffman Hall (2nd floor) (map)
The Accounting Library is located in the Accounting Building (1st floor) (map)
Current hours for both libraries can be found here. Both libraries provide computers for student use, group study rooms, individual study space and collections of print journals, newspapers, reference works and other books.
In-person reference assistance is usually available from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM M-F, but it's usually best to email John or Kim or Helga to set up an appointment.
Public Websites for Country Information
USC International Business Databases
USC Article Databases
The Gini coefficient measure the inequalty among values of a frequency of distribution e.g. income on a scale of 0-1.
- A Gini coefficient of 0 expresses perfect equality where are values are the same.
- A Gini coefficient of 1 (100 on the percentile scale) expresses maximal inequality among value where one person has all the income.
Contact Us for Assistance
John E. Juricek
Head, Crocker Business Library and Accounting Library
Business Information Specialist
Crocker Business Library
Hoffman Hall 201