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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