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Innovation & Entrepreneurship: Politics

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Understanding the politics of a country helps with business planning, such as knowing if there are any trade restrictions or agreements with other countries, and whether there are any government policies in favour of or detrimental to your industry.



Recommended databases on this topic are listed below:

Books & E-Books

Selected books are listed below:

For more books and e-books, use the search box in NUS Libraries Portal or search in our library catalogue (LINC).

Other resources on this topic are listed below:

  • Pew Research Center | Politics & Policy
    Free-to-read research articles conducted by Pew Research Center
  • UNDP Global Centre for Technology, Innovation and Sustainable Development (GC-TISD)
    Hub for knowledge and policy focusing on the themes of technology, innovation, and partnerships for sustainable development. This is joint initiative between the Government of Singapore and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • World Factbook
    Basic information on 266 "world entities", covering government, people, military and other factors. Compiled by the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
  • Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI)
    The World Bank Data Catalog contains several datasets and policy studies on global politics, including the WGI, which covers aspects of politics such as corruption, rule of law and regulatory effectiveness.


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