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Economics

Budget of the U.S. Government
Issued by the Office of Management and Budget, the Budget of the United States Government is a collection of documents that contains the budget message of the President, information about the President's budget proposals for a given fiscal year, and other budgetary publications that have been issued throughout the fiscal year. Other related and supporting budget publications, such as the Economic Report of the President, are included.
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Bureau of Economic Analysis
This bureau is an agency of the Department of Commerce. It provides timely and accurate reports on aspects of domestic and international economies. Reports can also be accessed by region or industry.
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Bureau of Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs
This agency represents the intersection of U.S. business and foreign policy. You'll find reports on issues affecting U.S. economic interests abroad and policy statements on issues such as sanctions, energy, free trade, and investment.
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Bureau of Labor Statistics
Source for a wealth of economic and labor statistics. Click on the "Research" and "Publications" links for in-depth reports.
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Davis Bacon Wage Determinations
The Davis-Bacon Wage Determinations are wage determinations issued by the U.S. Department of Labor under the Davis-Bacon and related Acts. The Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor determines prevailing wage rates to be paid on federally funded or assisted construction projects.
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Dismal Scientist
The Dismal Scientist provides a current and easy-to-understand look at the U.S. economy as well as snapshots of international economic indicators. You'll also find commentary, analysis, and links to more data.
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Economic Indicators
Available from April 1995 forward, this monthly compilation is prepared for the Joint Economic Committee by the Council of Economic Advisors and provides economic information on prices, wages, production, business activity, purchasing power, credit, money and Federal finance. Documents are available as ASCII text and Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF). Charts and graphs are omitted from the ASCII text version.
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Economic Policy Institute
"The Economic Policy Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank that seeks to broaden the public debate about strategies to achieve a prosperous and fair economy." Researchers comment on and offer analysis of U.S. economic policies and conditions and reports. Topics covered include wages; offshoring; Social Security and retirement planning; and unemployment. Click on "Viewpoints" for commentary.
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Economic Report of the President:
An annual overview of the United States' economic progress.
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Economy at a Glance
Quick access to important economic reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics on unemployment, earnings, Consumer Price Index, Producer Price Index, and productivity.
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Fed in Print: An Index to Federal Reserve Economic Research
The index includes both complete bibliographic citation and a link to an electronic version if available. Indexes publications 1985 - present.
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Federal Reserve Bulletin
The Federal Reserve Board uses this online publication to present policy issues, publicize data, provide research and legal development articles, and report on the U.S. banking industry.
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Federal Reserve System
Information about the Federal Reserve system, including press releases, reports to Congress, research and regulations, and publications.
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Global Economic Indicators
Weekly charts outlining the economic and financial conditions of the global economy. The charts are organized by nation. Compiled by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
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globalEDGE
Provides over 3,000 links to Internet sources of international business and economic information in English. Links include: full-text files of recent articles and research reports, statistical tables and graphs, and portals.
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National Bureau of Economic Research
NBER is "a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of how the economy works." Its research focuses on the aggregate economy, "examining in detail the business cycle and long-term economic growth."
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Regional Economic Accounts
Provided by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, these reports focus on state, local, and metropolitan economic issues.
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Research Papers in Economics
RePEc (Research Papers in Economics) is a collaborative effort of over 100 volunteers in 62 countries to enhance the dissemination of research in economics. The heart of the project is a decentralized database of working papers, journal articles and software components. All RePEc material is freely available. Includes working papers, journal articles, software components, and much more.
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Resources for Economists on the Internet
RFE is a guide sponsored by the American Economic Association. It provides access to thousands of resources for economists, including information about conferences, jobs, blogs, and podcasts. "Table of Contents" click-able from this homepage, is clear and helpful.
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State & Metropolitan Area Data Book
The Data Book contains a collection of statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States at the State and metropolitan area levels. Selected data for component counties and central cities of metropolitan areas are also included.
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Statistical Abstract of the U.S.
U.S. Statistics in brief, frequently requested tables, state rankings, state and county profiles.
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What is a Dollar Worth?
This Consumer Price Index calculator can determine the value of a dollar for any year from 1913 to 2008. From the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.
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World Bank - Joint Bank-Fund Library Network
The catalog of the Joint International Monetary Fund-World Bank Library. The library catalog includes the holdings of the library and indexing to about 800 periodicals on economics and finance. The catalog includes links to periodical articles when an online edition exists. An excellent source of information on international economics, finance, and the activities of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.
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World Development Reports
"The World Bank's annual World Development Report (WDR) is an invaluable guide to the economic, social and environmental state of the world today. Each year the WDR provides in depth analysis of a specific aspect of development. Past reports have considered such topics as the role of the state, transition economies, labor, infrastructure, health, the environment, and poverty. The reports are the Bank's best-known contribution to thinking about development."
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