|This is our collection
of websites in the field of chemistry that we have
identified as having content and relevance to the college or
university student studying the subject of Economics. These
sites are not lists of links. Instead they contain data,
tutorials and background information that will serve to
assist the understanding of the subject as well as providing
ideas for research projects and papers. For general
academic resources which may contain Economics related
materials as well as from other subjects
Biographical Dictionary of Economists
biographical information and bibliographies of major
works of nearly 500 economists, past and present. Also
includes lengthy essays on over 30 international schools of
economic thought like the American Instititutional School.
is a unique business and economics service for students,
teachers and lecturers. It contains an Internet Resources
catalogue of high quality Internet resources selected and
described by subject experts, which can be searched or
browsed. There are company facts which provide details about
the marketing, operations, strategies, etc. of leading
organizations. Biz/ed also hosts data sets and has a
learning materials section which houses worksheets,
glossaries, study skills, and notes for business, economics
and MBA students.
The Bureau of Economic Analysis
seeks to enhance the understanding of the U.S. economy by
providing the most relevant and accurate economic accounts
data in a timely and cost-effective manner and by making its
data widely accessible. BEA produces some of the most
closely watched economic statistics that influence the
decisions made by government officials, business people,
households, and individuals. BEA's economic statistics,
which provide a comprehensive, up-to-date picture of the US
economy, are key ingredients in critical decisions affecting
monetary policy, tax and budget projections, and business
The Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal
fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad
field of labor economics and statistics.
CIA World Fact Book
CIA World Fact Book contains data generated by the CIA
and their sources. The World Fact Book
provides national-level information on countries,
territories, and dependencies.
The student resources at the
Digital Economist include lecture notes, data and
glossaries. The topics covered are economics in general,
macroeconomics and microeconomics. There are also
interactive graphs and tables in which you can adjust the
ECOMMUNICS® is a freely available, commercially
supported scientific collaboration software which allows
organizations, journals and individuals to communicate their
research results or/and to create online research
communities based on standard web and metadata technologies
and international scientific standards.
ECOMMUNICS.org is the reference implementation of this
software, featuring more than 200,000 research papers (based
on the Repec database), several thousand active users and a
continuously increasing number of features.
EconData.Net is designed to help practitioners,
researchers, students, and other data users quickly gain
access to relevant state and substate socioeconomic data.
The site aims to be a convenient, comprehensive first stop
for anyone searching among the vast, disparate array of
public and private data sources on the Web. EconData.Net is
sponsored by the Economic Development Administration as a
service to regional data users, and is jointly operated by
Impresa, Inc. and Andrew Reamer & Associates, independent
economic development consulting firms.
Economics Bulletin is to foster free and extremely rapid
scientific communication across the entire community of
research economists. In order to meet this goal, we will
rely on the technology of the World Wide Web. EB will
publish original notes, comments, and preliminary results.
We are especially interested in publishing manuscripts that
keep the profession informed about ongoing research
Economics Data sets available free on the
collection of major economics data sets was compiled by
John Sloman at LTSN Economics, Bristol University. He lists
important Web sites which offer economics statistics and
gives a short description of each one. Good links to basic
Economics for the Citizen
Walter E. Williams is a professor of economics at George
Mason University. Out of a love for teaching, he decided to
not completely take a year off but deliver a few lectures on
basic economic principles. He named the series “Economics
for the Citizen.”
The purpose of
this service is to provide easy access to current
Federal economic indicators. It provides links to
information produced by a number of Federal agencies. All of
the information included in the Economic Statistics Briefing
Room is maintained and updated by the statistical units of
those agencies. All the estimates for the indicators
presented in the Federal Statistics Briefing Rooms are the
most currently available values.
Economist.com is the premier online source for the
analysis of world business and current affairs, providing
authoritative insight and opinion on international news,
world politics, business, finance, science and technology,
as well as overviews of cultural trends and regular
industry, business and country surveys.
Review features a historical perspective on economics
news and opinions with daily updates.
award winning service (provided by the Economics
Department of Washington University ), is devoted to the
free distribution of working papers in economics. There
are 22 subject areas, along with a test posting area, a
meetings area, an area for programs and an area for data.
The Hong Kong Experiment
controlled experiment in the field of economics? The
last fifty years of history have provided just that. The
free economy: Hong Kong. The mixed economy: the United
States. The socialist economies: Great Britain and Israel.
Milton Friedman evaluates the results.
is the largest bibliographic database dedicated to Economics
and available on the Internet. Over 200'000 items of
research can be browsed or searched, and over 120'000 can be
downloaded in full text! This site is part of a large
volunteer effort to enhance the free dissemination of
research in Economics.
Online Glossary of Research
The guiding principle is that any term used
in any English-language economics research journal that is
neither defined there, nor common vocabulary among the
mathematically literate belongs
This is a broad, inclusive list, because it seems that a
glossary is more useful that way. There are many terms from
mathematics, statistics, sociology, and so forth.
Abbreviations of government agencies are included if they
seem to be relevant.
For over a quarter of a century,
Public Agenda has been providing unbiased and
unparalleled research that bridges the gap between American
leaders and what the public really thinks about issues
ranging from education to foreign policy to immigration to
religion and civility in American life.
For more than 50 years, decision makers in the public
and private sectors have turned to the
Corporation for objective analysis and effective solutions
that address the challenges facing the nation and the world.
These challenges include such critical social and economic
issues as education, poverty, crime, and the environment, as
well as a range of national security issues.
WebEc lists and describes material that could be of
interest to mainly academic economists and is at least in
part freely available on the Internet.