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  • Web of Science

    - Thomson Reuters

    Citations of academic articles

    Contents
    Citations database of academic articles providing access to abstracts or full-text articles from 10,000 journals cited.
    Used to calculate the h-index of authors.

    Coverage
    Access to the Social Sciences Citation Index
    Collection from 1956.
    User Guide
    YouTube channel Web of Science Training

    Access
    On-site and remote

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  • Westlaw World Journals and Law Reviews

    - Westlaw International

    European law journals

    Content
    Features over 1000 international bar journals and law reviews from across Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and North America such as The Journal of Business Law, Columbia Law Review, Harvard Law Review, Yale Law Journal and European Law Review.
    The database contains articles, notes, symposium contribution and other materials from the available periodicals.
    Coverage varies by publication.
    Full coverage for some law review does not begin until 1994 (Prior to this date, coverage was limited to selected works).

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  • WetFeet

    - Universum

    Guides to recruitment sectors, trades and businesses

    Contents 
    - 60 guides to recruitment sectors (consulting, finance ...), trades and businesses (Insider Guides) 
    - Practical Guides to help with résumé writing, cover letters and interview preparation ("Ace your interview") 
    - "Ace your case" guides to help with consultancy recruitment preparation 

    Technical Info 
    You need to create your own account with an HEC Paris email address.

    Online Tutorial

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  • Workmaze Career Direction

    - Workmaze

    Lists and profiles of companies that recruit MBAs at an international level

    Contents 

    - List of companies that recruit MBAs internationally- Links to a careers space, job / internship offers and specific programs: leadership, internship ... 
    Technical Info You must request login codes from the library (01 39 67 94 78 / biblio@hec.fr) 
    Research Guide 
    Access On-site and remote


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  • World Bank

    - World Bank Group

    Indicators and economic data on a global scale


    Contents Several platforms including: 

    • World Development Indicators (WDI): A set of development indicators from officially recognized international sources. Provides the most current and reliable data on development and includes national, regional and global estimates. 
    • International Debt Statistics: financial flows, external debt trends and other major financial indicators for developing countries. Includes more than 200 indicators between 1970 and 2008 for most countries 
    • Global Economic Monitor: economic trend indicators , financial data and growth forecasts for goods. 

    Description of all platforms 
    Access Open site access


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  • World Competitiveness

    - IMD

    IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook


    Contents Reports and data on the competitiveness of countries, including annual reports and the "IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook" published by the IMD. 
    Coverage From 1989 
    Technical Info 

    • On-site access only: Ask for the login code from the library by phone (01 39 67 94 78), from the research assistant, or by email 
    • Only one connection is possible at any given time (no simultaneous connections)
    • When leaving the database, do not forget to click "Sign Out" to log out. 

    Access On site only


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  • WRDS

    - Wharton Research Data Services (Wharton University of Pennsylvania)

    Access interface to financial data

    Contents
    Through a common search interface, WRDS provides access to the following databases:
    - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
    - Audit analytics data
    - Bank Regulatory
    - blockholders
    - Bureau van Dijk
    - Capital IQ
    - Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP)
    - CENTRIS-Monthly Insights Reports
    - CBOE indexes
    - Compustat North America
    - CUSIP Master File
    - DMEF
    - Dow Jones
    - Eventus
    - Execucomp
    - Fama
    -French (research) Portfolio and Liquidity Factors
    - FDIC
    - I / B / E / S
    - IRI Marketing Factbook: Point of Sale
    - MSCI (formerly KLD and GMI)
    - Penn World Tables
    - People Intelligence
    - Philadelphia Stock Exchange United Currency Options
    - Risk metrics
    - SEC Disclosure of Order Execution
    - TRACE

    Coverage
    Variable, depending on the database

    Access
    Requires prior registration from the WRDS website, which must then be validated by the library.
    Access to this platform is reserved for professors, PhD students, MBA, specialized masters and M2 (major in finance) students at HEC Paris

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