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Question: How much oil is exported by Nigeria?

Answer from Research Guide EconDesk:
Nigeria exported 2.1 million barrels of oil per day in 2015.

Annual statistical bulletin / Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries
Published: Vienna, 1999-
Internet link:
[Electronic Journals Library]
Volume 2016, p. 8

Question: Which are the most important journals in Business Studies?

Answer from Research Guide EconDesk:

The database Journal Citation Reports (JCR), section Social Sciences Edition, year 2015, subject: Business -> sorted by "Impact Factor" names:

  1. Academy of Management Review (ISSN: 0363-7425)
  2. Academy of Management Journal (ISSN: 0001-4273)
  3. Journal of Management (ISSN: 0149-2063)

Database Journal Citation Reports (JCR), 
access in many German libraries via: http://rzblx10.uni-regensburg.de/dbinfo/detail.php?bib_id=alle&colors=&ocolors=&lett= fs&titel_id=359

Question: Who was Jan Tinbergen?

Answer from Research Guide EconDesk:
Jan Tinbergen, together with Ragnar Frisch, obtained the first Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 1969.

Website: The Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel - Laureates
Link: http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/economics/laureates/1969/ index.html

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