- American Economic Association
The major American association for the study of economics.
- Beige Book
Report on the state of the US economy, for the whole country and for each of the 12 regions of the Federal Reserve
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
From the US Department of Labor, statistics on national interest rates, wages, spending, productivity, employment, and more.
- Core Historical Literature of Agriculture (CHLA)
Collection of agricultural texts published between the early nineteenth century and the middle to late twentieth century
- Country Reports on Economic Policy and Trade Practices
These reports are intended to provide a single, comparative analysis of the economic policies and trade practices of countries with which the United States has significant economic or trade relationships. Available only through 1999.
- Davidson Data Center and Network
"Davidson Data Center and Network (DDCN) is an integrated, fully searchable database on transition and emerging markets. DDCN archives and provides free access to socio-economic micro and macro data on transition economies."
- Doing Business
Reports on business regulations in 189 economies and selected cities around the world. Includes info on how to start a business, deal with construction permits, and register property, with tables of data for each
- eAtlas of Global Development
The World Bank eAtlas of Global Development maps and graphs more than 175 thematically organized indicators for over 200 countries, letting you visualize and compare progress on the most important development challenges facing our world.
Links to U.S. regional economic data, organized by category.
- Economic Report of the President
An annual report on the US economy.
- Economic Research Initiative on the Uninsured
Website on the economic impact of health insurance (and lack thereof). Includes access to the Health Insurance Literature Database.
- Economics Department, Eastern Illinois University
Home page for this academic department.
The latest research available in economics: over 450,000 available working papers. (Not necessarily free; some are subscription-based)
Links to statistical information on economics in the US and worldwide
- Eurostat Yearbook
Statistics on the European Union and its member countries.
- Foreign Labor Trends Report
Brief reports on labor statistics for selected countries.
- FRED: Federal Reserve Economic Data
Download, graph, and track over 200,000 data series from 59 regional, national, and international sources.
A multi-lingual currency converter which gives the current exchange rate for 164 currencies.
- Garment/Apparel Industry Wage Study
Survey of what 35 countries pay their workers in the garment and apparel industries.
- Glossary of International Economics
Definitions of terms and concepts from international economics, including both international trade and international finance
- History of Economic Thought
Links to information on economic schools of thought and biographical information on economists.
- Human Development Reports
Annual reports on human development worldwide, from the United Nations Development Programme.
- International Monetary Fund
Economic reports for countries around the world, working papers, and policy discussion papers from the IMF.
Statistics on labor issues from over 200 countries, such as unemployment, wages, hours of work, consumer price indices, and more. From the International Labour Organisation.
- Liber8: The Research Library of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
An economic information portal for librarians and students. A good source for worldwide economic indicators.
- Library of Economics and Liberty
An online resource for economics, including an encyclopedia, full-text classics of economics, selected articles, and more.
- New England Economic Indicators
Provides current and historical economic data for the six states in the first Federal Reserve District (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont), large metropolitan areas in the region, New England as a whole, and the United States.
- Nobel e-Museum, Economics
Nobel laureates in economics.
- OECD Statistics
Statistics on member countries belonging to the OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development).
Numerous datasets available for download from the OECD.
- Pew Research Center for the People and Press
Access the Pew Center`s collection of public-opinion surveys and public policy documents.
- Resources for Economists on the Internet
A guide to economics resources available online. This guide is sponsored by the American Economic Association.
Contains information on environmental hazards searchable by location.
- The World Factbook
Facts about all the world's countries, including GDP, inflation, labor force, employment, budget, utilities, imports/exports, currency, and exchange rates.
- U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
Information on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and other economics account data for the US economy.
- U.S. Economic Census for 1997
A statistical profile of the U.S. economy, taken every 5 years
- U.S. Economic Census for 2002
Reports from the 2002 Economic Census, released from 2004 through 2006.
- US Credit Conditions: Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Detailed data (charts and maps) of credit conditions in the US
- WebEC: WWW Resources in Economics
Another meta-index to economics resources on the Internet.
- Women Working, 1870-1930
Explores women's roles in the U. S. economy
- World Bank Documents and Reports
Access to a number of full-text (PDF) reports and documents published by the World Bank. Organized by country, document type, and subject (sector).
- World Bank Open Knowledge Repository
Open-access publications from the World Bank, including many annual reports, books, journal articles, working papers, and more.
- World Development Indicators: Data Query
A useful comparison tool for 54 development indicators for 208 countries. Data is available for 2000-2005.
- World Development Report Online
Annual reports from the World Bank on various aspects of world development
- World Economic Outlook
Semiannual reports on economic developments at the global level, in major country groups, and in many individual countries. Full text in PDF. From the International Monetary Fund.