International Business & Trade - Finding Articles

Our Discovery Service allows you to find lots of journal articles all in one place. Sometimes however, you may need to use a specific database or journal.
This page lists the major databases that you have access to, as well as key journals.


These bring together published research (including articles, conference papers and reports) in defined subject areas.
You can use sophisticated search options and filters to find the most relevant research on your topic.


Contains academic peer-reviewed journal articles as well as professional and trade publications covering a vast range of business topics.  Also includes country overviews, market reports and company swot analyses. 

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Also includes The Economist and the International Trade Journal as well as articles from the Journal of International Business studies.
Click on the peer-reviewed button if you only want academic articles. 

• Emerald 

The full-text of thousands of articles from more than 100 peer-reviewed journals published by Emerald. Subjects include health and safety, management, human resources, engineering, marketing and training.  For the most relevant results, use the advanced search and restrict to case studies or literature reviews.


Listed below are some of our journals covering international business and trade. 

To find individual journal articles on a specific topic, use the databases above instead.

Articles explore aspects of international affairs including politics, business, economics and trade.

Find original research, case notes and comments, as well as book reviews dealing with international trade and business law, arbitration law and comparative law.

Find both academic and practitioner papers concerning international trade in such areas as globalisation and trade, transnational corporations and trade, multilateral trade regime, foreign direct investment and trade, exchange rates and currency markets, emerging markets, international trade policy, national and regional studies, commercial policy, international financial markets and institutions.

Find papers aimed at both academics and practitioners exploring issues affecting global business such as business strategy, global leadership, human resources management, social responsibility, corporate ethics, sustainability, and management and entrepreneurship.

A practitioner business journal publishing the latest in research and thought leadership on global business and management practices including globalisation strategies, global marketing, finance and accounting, cross cultural management, leadership and strategic management, international human resources, sustainability and ethics, emerging market opportunities and global supply chain management.

Papers published in the field of development studies which include some economic and business topics such as standards of living, poverty, unemployment, environmental degradation, trade and payments imbalances, international debt, and lack of popular participation in economic and political life.

This academic journal covers economics and international relations, specifically trade policy, open economy issues, and developing economies.

Jointly published by the WTO, find articles exploring trade issues from economic, legal, political and inter-disciplinary perspectives.

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