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Stuff Your Stocking

. . . with books to help you spread good cheer and healthy profit worldwide.

This story appears in the December 2000 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

If you've designated 2001 as your year to expand globally, try adding some of these resources to your holiday wish list:

1) The Economist Pocket World in Figures. Want to carry the world in your pocket or briefcase? Check out this handy little book from The Economist. Only 3.5 by 7.25 inches, it's a pleasant alternative to other, more shelf-busting collections of international facts and figures. And it's packed with country profiles, world rankings across a broad spectrum of categories, and an overview of global economic changes over the past century. You can order it through The Economist's online bookshop for $16.09. Older editions are available from

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