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Economics Resources

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, and Handbooks

A Dictionary of Economics
Location: Reference - HB61. B554 2003
Location: BMCC Databases (Oxford Reference Online)

A Dictionary of Statistics
Location: BMCC Databases (Oxford Reference Online)

Dictionary of Statistics and Methodology
Location: Reference - HA17.V64 1999 (2005 edition on order)

The MIT Dictionary of Modern Economics
Location: BMCC Databases (NetLibrary)

Oxford Dictionary of Statistical Terms
Location: Reference - HA17.K4 2003

Encyclopedia of Political Economy
Location: Reference - HB61.E554 1999

Encyclopedia of Macroeconomics
Location: Reference - HB172.5.E55 2002

Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History
Location: Reference - HC15.O94 2003

Worldmark Encyclopedia of National Economies
Location: Reference - HC15.W67 2002
Location: BMCC Databases (Gale Virtual Reference Library)

The Economist Guide to Economic Indicators: Making Sense of Economics
Location: Reference - HA29.E28 2003

The Handbook of International Financial Terms
Location: BMCC Databases (Oxford Reference Online)

Nations of the World: A Political, Economic and Business Handbook
Location: Reference – HC10.N36 2004

Statistical Data

Web based data is more likely to be up to date than data contained in books, however, it is important to always check the date and the reliability of the website.

American FactFinder
Good source for local community data; can be searched by zip code.

Bureau of Economic Analysis
National, regional, international and industry economic data from the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Bureau of Labor Statistics
All aspects of labor economics. Includes a glossary of applicable labor and economic terms.

EconStats Global Economic Data
Includes links to Central Banks and Statistical Agencies in foreign countries.

Economagic: Economic Time Series
Excellent source for historical U.S. economic data.

Statistical Abstract of the United States
Contains a broad variety of U.S. statistics. The online version has historical data going back to 1878.

Statistical Resources on the Web
Links to statistical resources in the Sciences and Social Sciences arranged by topic.

United Nations Statistical Division

United States Census Bureau

World Development Indicators (The World Bank)

World Trade Organization


Databases by Subject: Business, Economics, & Accounting
A list of journals available in electronic form, or databases, on the subject of Economics.

Web Portals

GPO Access Resources by Topic: Business and Economy
Includes Federal business and economic resources including links to legislation and governing regulations.

Library of Economics and Liberty
Includes an encyclopedia with entries written by well-known economists, online books, economic data and interesting links to a broad variety of relevant websites.

Resources for Economists on the Internet
American Economic Association’s listing of websites of interest to economists. It includes everything from economic data to professional associations.

University of Michigan Documents Center
Excellent collection of links to all U.S. branches of government and agencies, foreign governments and international agencies.

Web Resources

Bank for International Settlements

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Bureau of Economic Analysis

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Central Bank Websites (Foreign)

Economic Statistics Briefing Room

Economic Indicators

Economic Policy Institute

Economic Report of the President

Federal Reserve Banks

Inter-America Development Bank

International Monetary Fund

National Bureau of Economic Research

OFFSTATS – Official Statistics on the Web

IMF Country Information

IMF World Economic Outlook

World Bank

Compiled by Mona Wasserman, Social Sciences Liaison