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Economics Internet Resources

Margie MaxfieldThis page contains links to web sites outside of Tarleton.

The links are provided as a convenience for research.

Tarleton has no control over, and is not responsible for the content found on external sites.

Please contact the subject-specialist librarian if you have research questions, would like library instruction, or have material purchase requests.

Margie Maxfield Huth
Systems Librarian- Office 250
phone: 254-968-1955

Help is also available by using the Ask a Librarian page, emailing, calling (254) 968-9249, or coming into the library.

Economics Links

Alfred - vintage versions of economic data that were available on specific dates in history.

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System - policy, speeches, consumer information, links to related governmental and economic sites.

Bureau of Economic Analysis - U.S. Department of Commerce.

Bureau of Labor Statistics - links to most requested information, including employment and unemployment statistics, prices and living conditions, compensation and working conditions, productivity and technology.

Census Economic Briefing Room - reports on Manufacturing, Mining and Trade; Advanced Retail Sales; Monthly Wholesale Trade: Sales and Inventories; Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories and Orders; Construction Spending; New Home Sales; Advance Report on Durable Goods Manufacturers' Shipments and Orders; US International Trade in Goods and Services; Housing Starts; Manufacturing and Trade Inventories and Sales; and  Retail Trade.

Economic Statistics Briefing Room (ESBR) - data on output, income, employment, unemployment, earnings, production and business activity, prices, money, credit, and securities markets, transportation, and international statistics.

EconBiz - database of worldwide Internet resources in business and economics cataloged by the German National Library for Economics and the University and City Library of Cologne. A very useful source for locating economic statistics and the full text of working and discussion papers. Each entry has been carefully analyzed and appropriate metadata added for searching purposes. Links are checked routinely for accuracy.

Economist - links to global news, views and analysis in the economics area.

Fraser - scanned images of U.S. historical economic statistical publications, news releases and other documents.

FRED- database from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, contains historical U.S. economic and financial data, including daily U.S. interest rates, monetary and business indicators, exchange rates, balance of payments and regional economic data for Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky,  Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee.

RFE; Resources for Economists on the Internet - 1,236 resources in 69 sections and sub-sections of interest to academic and practicing economists.

Rural Development Online USDA site includes: Rural Development Programs and Assistance, Publications, Regulations, State-by State Office Listings,  Legislation.

U.S. Census Bureau - includes recent monthly economic indicators (e.g. new residential construction, wholesale trade, international trade, etc.).

World Bank Group - data and statistics, news, links to other sites.