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Economics web sites

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Useful gateways

  • Birkbeck College: Department of Economics, Mathematics & Statistics web site.
  • Biz/ed teaching and learning resources in business and economics.
  • free access to over 500 textbooks for Business, Economics and IT.
  • Directory of Open Access Journals: Economics free, full text, online scholarly journals.
  • EconPapers the world's largest collection of online economics working papers, journal articles and software.
  • EDIRC links to Economics Departments, Institutes and Research Centres worldwide.
  • ESE: Economic Search Engine uses Google to search the contents of more than 23,000 economics web sites.
  • Eurostat Statistical Office of the European Communities with free access to long and short term indicators.
  • IDEAS bibliographic database of economic literature with over 1,000,000 references including over 900,000 full text items.
  • Internet for Economics a 'teach yourself to use the Internet' tutorial focusing on economics resources.
  • JISCmail national electronic discussion lists for the UK Higher Education and research community, including Economics.
  • National Digital Archive of Datasets provides access to many datasets from Government departments and agencies including agriculture, demography, education, environment, finance, health and transport.
  • NationMaster a central data source allowing country comparisons with data from the CIA World Factbook, UN and OECD.
  • Nomis UK labour market statistics with both labour market profiles and detailed statistics compiled by the Office for National Statistics.
  • OAIster search for academically-oriented digital resources from open-archive collections, including Birkbeck ePrints.
  • Prospects the UK's official graduate careers web site.
  • RePEc: Research Papers in Economics database of freely available working papers, journal articles and software components.
  • RFE: Resources for Economists on the Internet links to the best online resources produced by the American Economic Association
  • TimeWeb access to web based time series databanks and information about data handling.
  • UK Data Archive the UK's largest collection of digital data in the social sciences and humanities.
  • UK National Statistics gateway to UK national statistics covering Britain's economy, population and society.  Including access to national accounts, balance of payments and trade, plus data about prices, inflation and the labour market.
  • United Kingdom Balance of Payments also known as The Pink Book, full text online reports from 2001 onwards via the Office for National Statistics.
  • World Bank datasets open access data that can be browsed by country, topic or indicator.
  • Zanran search engine specifically for finding numerical data,  graphs, tables and charts.

Useful organizations