Trends and Forecasting

Quick Links: Industry Forecasts Budget & Economic Data Global Trends & Outlooks

Industry Forecasts

  • Euromonitor’s Passport
    This Global Market Information Database provides access to internationally comparable statistics, full-text market reports, insightful comment from expert industry, and country analysts, as well as thousands of sources of further information. Watch this Passport training video.
  • Statista
    Statistical data from market researchers, trade organizations, scientific journals, and government databases.
  • IBISWorld
    Contains hundreds of industry analysis reports, both current and historical, with economic, demographic, and government information compiled by economists and industry experts and features Industry Research Reports, Industry Risk Rating Reports, Global Industry Research Reports, and Business Environment Report.

Budget & Economic Data

Global Trends & Outlooks

  • Pew Research Global Attitudes Project
    Public opinion surveys around the world on a broad array of subjects ranging from people’s assessments of their own lives to their views about the current state of the world & important issues of the day. Nearly 400,000 interviews in 63 countries have been conducted as part of the project’s work.
  • The Conference Board
    Business cycles, consumer measures, CEO confidence data, corporate intelligence, economic data/analysis, global economic outlook, insights from economists, labor market info & more.
  • National Intelligence Council: Global Trends
    Individuals from scores of countries and walks of life have helped the NIC examine trends—including economics, demography, ecology, energy, health, governance, security, identity, and geopolitics—and understand their implications for peace, security, and prosperity worldwide.
  • How Demographic Trends Will Change the World in 2050
    Interactive maps that show 4 major global trends through 2050: the shifts in working-age populations, the rise of the oldest old, elderly dependency ratios, and youth dependency ratios.
  • United Nations Development Policy & Analysis Division: World Economic Situation & Prospects
    UN’s report on the World Economic Situation and Prospects 2016.
  • U.S. Energy Information Administration: International Energy Outlook 2017
    Report on the international energy outlook for 2017, including info and projections on Petroleum, Coal, Natural Gas, Renewable, Nuclear, Electricity, Consumption & more.
  • National Intelligence Council: Global Trends
    Individuals from scores of countries and walks of life have helped the NIC examine trends—including economics, demography, ecology, energy, health, governance, security, identity, and geopolitics—and understand their implications for peace, security, and prosperity worldwide.
  • World Bank: Documents & Reports
    Documents and Reports is a collection of more than 195,685 World Bank operational documents and working papers available in .pdf and OCR text format.
  • World Bank: Open Knowledge Repository
    Over 18,000 resources on global policies, country info, economic and business info, and more.
  • World Bank: Indicators Group
    The World Bank’s Indicators Group produces following major indicator and data sets. Use the links below to access our major data products and the links to the right to access other related resources.
  • Congressional Research Service U.S.International Trade: Trends & Forecasts
    Provides reports for Congress, type your topic into the search bar.
  • Worldwatch Institute
    Through research and outreach that inspire action, the Worldwatch Institute works to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world that meets human needs. The Institute’s top mission objectives are universal access to renewable energy and nutritious food, expansion of environmentally sound jobs and development, transformation of cultures from consumerism to sustainability, and an early end to population growth through healthy and intentional childbearing.

Books & E-books