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Pairs' International Project (PIP): Home

Investigate one foreign countries economy and compare it to the United States including recommendations and tips for investors

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Major Statistics for Countries

United States Economic Data

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Country snapshots will give you at least one-third of what you need to complete your research paper.

CultureGrams also makes it possible to compare countries.

Below is a screen shot of a comparison between the United States and Venezuela. For a larger image try this link:



Search Ideas

  • [country] [specific topic]
  • [country] data inflation or deflation
  • [country] historical data [specific topic]
  • [country] data or statistics  [specific topic]
  • [country] "economic outlook"
  • [country] "economic strengths"
  • economic statistics by country
  • [country] "economic outlook"

When searching the web for statistics it is good to include one of these terms in your search.

  • charts
  • forms
  • statistics
  • data
  • numbers
  • trends
  • polling
  • figures
  • tables

Wall St. Journal

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Congressional Debates online

Some relevant themes for US economics from Congressional Debates online. Sign on:  middle and t____.

Job Creation
March 2010

The Deficit and the Debt
February 2010

International Monetary Fund
April 1998