University of Evansville

Institute for Global Enterprise in Indiana

The Institute for Global Enterprise in Indiana ensures that students experience international situations, challenges, and opportunities that prepare them to contribute and succeed in a global economy.

WorldView - Europe

The Netherlands

US Dept of State - The Netherlands

"The Dutch are primarily of Germanic stock with some Gallo-Celtic mixture. Their small homeland frequently has been threatened with destruction by the North Sea and has often been invaded by the great European powers." more...

Global Edge

After a strong performance in the 1990s, which brought unemployment to below 3%, the Dutch economy struggled through 2002 and 2003, plagued by relatively high costs and weak domestic demand. GDP growth recovered in 2006 and peaked at 3.5% in 2007. The global financial crisis has hit the Netherlands hard since fall 2008; the Dutch economy entered recession in the fourth quarter of 2008, but annual GDP growth that year was still 2.1%." more...

CIA World Factbook

"The Netherlands economy is noted for stable industrial relations, moderate unemployment and inflation, a sizable current account surplus, and an important role as a European transportation hub. Industrial activity is predominantly in food processing, chemicals, petroleum refining, and electrical machinery." more...

InfoPlease

"The Netherlands, on the coast of the North Sea, is twice the size of New Jersey. Part of the great plain of north and west Europe, the Netherlands has maximum dimensions of 190 by 160 mi and is low and flat except in Limburg in the southeast, where some hills rise up to 1056 ft." more...

International Monetary Fund

"The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on January 11, 2010. Listed below are items related to the Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands." more...

US Department of State World Travel

"The Netherlands is a highly developed, stable democracy. Tourist facilities are available throughout the country." more...