Various resources are available related to the study, understanding, and research of economics.
Some resources may be restricted to those associated with the University of Illinois.
- Resources in Economics from the Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library (SSHEL) at Illinois
- American Economic Association (AEA)
- Bureau of Economic Analysis
- Economic Indicators prepared monthly by the Council of Economic Advisors
- Fed in Print: an index to Federal Reserve Economic Research
- Federal Reserve Banks
- FRED: Federal Reserve Economic Data
- National Association for Business Economics
- The Budget of the United States Government
- The Economist
American Economic Association - Resources for Economists on the Internet
This guide is sponsored by the American Economic Association. It lists 1,357 resources in 94 sections and sub-sections available on the Internet of interest to academic and practicing economists, and those interested in economics. Almost all resources are also described. Table of contents contains resources for: Data, Glossaries, Forecasting, Teaching Resources (house tutorials and exercises), etc.
The Economics Network - The Economics Subject Centre
The Economics Network provides publications, events, and other resources. This site has a host of wonderful economics resources to include: Seminars, Problem-Based Learning, Simulations, Games and Role-Play, Case Studies and Virtual Learning Environments with some great examples at The Handbook for Economics Lecturers. The Economics Book Catalogue contains over 7000 economic books. Online Learning and Teaching Materials provides links to resources while a software guide lists sites for introductory, intermediate and advanced accounting software online.
Economic Education Web – Economics Resources for University and College Teaching
This page is a collection of information and web links showing activities to use in economics classes. Table on contents includes: International Data, Personal Finance, Macro Data and Employment, On-line Texts and Teacher Resources, Why Study Economics?, etc.
Saint Joseph’s College – CyberEconomics
Developed by Robert Schenk, a professor of economics at Saint Joseph’s College, for the purpose of providing an interactive supplement to his economics course. It is designed similar to an on-line textbook with a table of contents directing you to 25-30 topic areas in micro- and macro-economics. Each topic area provides a reading passages followed by review questions.
The Digital Economist
A very comprehensive on-line textbook covering the following topics in economics: Macroeconomic Principles, Macroeconomic Theory, Microeconomic Theory, Introductions to Macroeconomics, Managerial Economics, Intermediate Marcroeconomics, and Intermediate Microeconomics. Features a series of tutorials such as Working with Equations, Price Elasticity of Demand, Consumer Optimum, Profit Maximization, and other concepts. Also includes links to government and private agencies and organizations.
- Debt Cancellation Site: Jubilee 2000 (BBC News): Keep up-to-date concerning the worldwide movement to cancel the debt of poorest nations. This site provides a gateway to the international campaign for debt cancellation.
- RFE: Resources for Economists on the Internet: This guide is sponsored by the American Economic Association and provides 100+ links to data for the U.S. economy, data from around the world and data form financial markets.
- The Federal Reserve
- Federal Trade Commission
- The New York Times
- U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
- The U.S. Census Bureau
- Economics Freedom (Fraser Institute)
- Index of Economics Freedom (Heritage Foundation)
- International Monetary Fund (IMF) Country Reports
- World Competitiveness Yearbook
- Mergent Online
- Global Financial Database
- International Financial Statistics Online