From the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, brief overviews of the nations of the world, summarizing their demographic, political, economic, and social status. A quick way to get very brief country data.
The Fraser Institute is once again the top think-tank in Canada and ranks in the top 20 among all think-tanks worldwide, according to the 2016 Global Go To Think Tank Index published by the University of Pennsylvania and released recently in Washington, D.C.
The Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC) is part of the Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) and the Benson Latin American Collection at the University of Texas at Austin. Since 2011, LANIC has also been a part of the University of Texas Libraries as one of the initiatives that is under the LLILAS Benson Collaboration.
The World Bank’s Enterprise Analysis Unit is a team of economists and firm-level survey experts that both 1) conducts Enterprise Surveys and 2) draws upon this wealth of firm-level data from developing countries to produce research on the micro-economic foundations of growth.