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Resources for studying trends and outlooks for various industries
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Industrial Studies Association

The Industry Studies Association draws members from many academic disciplines around shared research interests concerning industries and non-profit activities.

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This guide contains suggested links for Industry Studies.  It includes industry profiles, news, statistical sources and web links.

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Essential Sources

  • Business and Industry
    Business & Industry contains information on industries (manufacturing and service), markets, and products. B&I draws content from over 1,800 trade and industry publications, regional, national and international newspapers, business dailies and newsletters, and provides industry overviews, forecasts, trends, market size and more.
  • Fintel Industry Metrics
  • IBIS World Industry Reports
    Provides reports for over 700 U.S. industries , categorized by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). Individual reports provide key statistics, segmentation, market characteristics, industry conditions, key competitors, industry performance and outlook. One page snapshots of each industry are available through the iExpert feature.
  • U.S. Census Bureau
    Links to all govt. resources related to business.

Industrial Classification Codes

  • North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS)
    Standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.
  • Standard Industrial Classification (SIC)
    The Standard Industrial Classification was replaced by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) starting in 1997, but several data sets are still available with SIC-based data. Both SIC and NAICS classify establishments by their primary type of activity.

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