Resources for CJS Alumni: Business Databases

Business Databases for Alumni

Company and Industry Research

ABI/Inform Complete
Provides access to full-text journals and working papers in business and economics.  Also includes newspapers and country-and industry- focused reports.

Business Source Premier: Alumni Edition
Provides nearly 1,100 full-text business magazines and journals in nearly every area of business, including marketing, management, accounting, finance, econometrics, economics, and more.

Mergent Online
SEC filings, U.S. Annual Reports, International Annual reports, adn International Company Data. Historical and contemporary. Over 10,000 public companies. Available in PDF image formats, including Mergent Manuals (aka Moody's Manuals).

Resources for Nonprofits

ProPublica Nonprofit Explorer
Summaries of 3 million tax returns from tax-exempt organizations including executive compensation and revenue and expenses. IRS data from 2013 to present and tax filing documents 2001 to present. 

Charity Navigator
Provides basic data on 1.8 million U.S. nonprofits. 

Economic Resources 

Federal Reserve Archival System for Economic Research (FRASER)
FRASER is a digital library of U.S. economic, financial, and banking history—particularly the history of the Federal Reserve System.

Bureau of Economic Analysis 
Reports economic accounts (GDP, etc) for the United States. Regional information available.

Bureau of Labor Statistics 
Reports the unemployment rate, wages, and consumer price index (CPI). Useful pages include: Employment and Wages in NYC and the regional NY-NJ page.

Current Population Survey 
Monthly survey of about 50,000 households conducted by the Census Bureau for the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Primary source of information on the labor force characteristics of the U.S.

Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED) 
Excellent source for US economics time series. Also see the Federal Reserve Board for data & reports.

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) 
Dates for business cycles as well links to government data. Also working papers from the NBER.

NYC Small Business Services
Connects workers, businesses, and neighborhoods to public resources and strategic economic initiatives. See their Publications & Reports