Desk Research

 Desk Research, is the collection of information from public and private sources, for its further systematisation and analysis. It is realised through the research of the databases of official state statistics, reports of specialised financial departments, publications in the media and the Internet, non-commercial database resources, economic reference books and other sources.
Our company has access to subscription content and databases, including:
  • relevant international periodicals databases (EBSCO, ProQuest, PressDisplay, Dow Jones Factiva)
  • Russian media (Interfax-Scan, Integrum, Public.ru, EastView) and scientific (eLIBRARY.ru) databases
  • subscription content of the World Bank – World Development Indicators, Global Development Finance, WB e-Library, OSCE databases, IMF’s resources
  • statistical/marketing reports and analytical market reviews databases (Euromonitor’s Global Market Information DB, Marketline Datamonitor 360)
Typically, information collected during completion of desk research, is refined and supplemented during expert interviews.
Other methods of research, used by NAFI