The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 189 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.
GlobalEDGE's Country Comparator tool allows you to compare countries based on a variety of indicators of the economy, trade and investment, energy, people, government, infrastructure, education, health, and labor.
offers an online, dynamic version of the Europa World Year Book, first published in 1926.
International Government Websites
The website of a country's government can give an idea of the policies that country is pursuing. Search [country] government website; then look for a URL affiliated with the country's leader, or with a .gov extension.