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Economics 4880 Library Guide: Web

Economics Web Resources

American Economic Association
Purposes: (1) Encouragement of economic research, especially historical and statistical study of the actual conditions of industrial life; (2) The issue of publications on economic subjects; (3) Encouragement of perfect freedom of economic discussion.

AmosWEB Econ*world
A searchable database of economics and related websites.
AmosWEB GLOSS*arama
A searchable database of 2000 economic terms and concepts.

Data on the Net
University of California Social Science Data Center. 363 sites of numeric Social Science statistical data, data catalogs, data libraries, social science gateways, addresses...

EconData.Net
Helps practitioners, researchers, students, and other data users gain access to relevant state and substate socioeconomic data.

Economagic.com: Economic Time Series Page
Economic time series data, in particular economic forecasting.

Economic Policy Institute
Nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank that seeks to broaden public debate about strategies to achieve a prosperous and fair economy. Mission is to inform people and empower them to seek solutions that will ensure broadly shared prosperity and opportunity.

Economist
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 special reports.

EconPapers
Uses RePEc bibliographic and author data, providing access to Economics working papers and journal articles.

EDIRC: Economics Departments, Institutes and Research Centers in the World
Index of Economics institutions on the Web.

EH.net: Economic History Services
Provides resources and promotes communication among scholars in economic history and related fields.

A Glossary of Political Economy Terms
The online edition of A Glossary of Political Economy Terms by Dr. Paul M. Johnson of Auburn University.

IDEAS: Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)
Bibliographic database dedicated to Economics and available freely on the Internet.

Index Mundi
Detailed country statistics, charts & maps compiled from multiple sources.

Inflation Conversion Factors for Dollars 1665 to Estimated 2019
Robert Sahr, Oregon State University.

National Association for Business Economics
Association of professionals who have an interest in business economics and want to use the latest economic data and trends to enhance their ability to make sound business decisions.

National Bureau of Economic Research
Private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of how the economy works.

Penn World Table
University of Groningen. PWT is a database with information on relative levels of income, output, inputs and productivity, covering 167 countries between 1950 and 2011.

Peterson Institute for International Economics
Private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research institution devoted to the study of international economic policy. Provides timely and objective analysis of, and concrete solutions to, a wide range of international economic problems.

The RePEc Project
RePEc: Research Papers in Economics is a volunteer-driven initiative to create a public-access database that promotes scholarly communication in economics and related disciplines.

Trading Economics
Information for 196 countries including historical data for more than 300,000 economic indicators, exchange rates, stock market indexes, government bond yields and commodity prices. Data is based on official sources, not third party data providers.

The U.S. Misery Index
Initiated by economist Arthur Okun, an adviser to President Lyndon Johnson. It is simply the unemployment rate added to the inflation rate. It is assumed that both a higher rate of unemployment and a worsening of inflation both create economic and social costs for a country. A combination of rising inflation and more people out of work implies a deterioration in economic performance and a rise in the misery index.

U.S. National Debt Clock

Worldometers
World statistics updated in real time.

WWW Virtual Library: Economics
RFE: Resources for Economists on the Internet and WebEc: Worldwide Web Resources in Economics.