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Business: Economic Statistics/Data

Web Data Sources

Web Data Sources


 AERE Association of Environmental and Resource Economists

One of the main academic and professional organizations for the discipline of Environmental Economics.
Bureau of Economic Analysis BEA produces economic accounts statistics that enable government and business decision-makers, researchers, and the American public to follow and understand the performance of the Nation's economy.
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
Central Intelligence Agency Home of the World Fact Book. The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 26f6 world entities The home of the U.S. governments's open data.
Economic Report of the President The Economic Report of the President is an annual report written by the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors. It overviews the nation's economic progress using text and extensive data appendices
Economagic This page is meant to be a comprehensive site of free, easily available economic time series data useful for economic research, in particular economic forecasting. This site (set of web pages) was started in 1996 to help students in an Applied Forecasting class. The idea was to give students easy access to large amounts of data, and to be able to quickly get charts of that data
Federal Reserve System      The Federal Reserve's Duties fall into four general areas:
- conducting the nation’s monetary policy by influencing the monetary and credit conditions in the economy in pursuit of maximum employment, stable prices, and moderate long-term interest rates
- supervising and regulating banking institutions to ensure the safety and soundness of the nation’s banking and financial system and to protect the credit rights of consumers
- maintaining the stability of the financial system and containing systemic risk that may arise in financial markets
- providing financial services to depository institutions, the U.S. government, and foreign official institutions, including playing a major role in operating the nation’s payments system
 Financial Forecast Center   The Financial Forecast Center is a site that specializes in the creation of forecasts related to money: investments, loans, finance, economics and employment.
International Monetary Fund

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 186 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.

Mergent Online Rich textual descriptions - the hallmark of all Mergent publications - offer a wealth of detail on items including business description, history, property, subsidiaries, officers and directors, long-term debt and capital stock. Financial statements are presented in "as-reported" form and in native currencies, maintaining the full integrity of this critical information.
National Bureau of Economic Research Data Founded in 1920, the National Bureau of Economic Research is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of how the economy works. The NBER is committed to undertaking and disseminating unbiased economic research among public policymakers, business professionals, and the academic community.
UN Data United Nations Data Retrieval System
 United Nations Statistics Division Entry point for all United Nations Statistics.
 U.S. Bureau of Census  The Census Bureau serves as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.
World Bank The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. Our mission is to fight poverty with passion and professionalism for lasting results and to help people help themselves and their environment by providing resources, sharing knowledge, building capacity and forging partnerships in the public and private sectors.
 World Demographics A very complex site examining the issue of world-wide urban growth and urban planning.  Affiliated with The Public Purpose

Based on resources compiled by Professor Soma Ghosh

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