Resources on the Web -- Comprehensive Economics
The massive award-winning mega site from the University of
Michigan's Documents Center. "The Documents Center is a central
reference and referral point for government information, whether
local, state, federal, foreign or international."
Bureau of Economic Analysis
National and regional data, including GDP, national income, fixed
assets, and others.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
A wealth of labor-related statistics, notable CPI, PPI, consumer
expenditures, productivity, wages, earnings & benefits, employment and
Economic Data - FRED
Federal Reserve Economic Data including CPI, employment and
population, balance of payment, GDP, commercial banking, trade data,
interest rates, monetary aggregates, and other US financial data.
Economic Report of the President
This report contains historic, as well as, current economic
The Federal Reserve System, which serves as the nation's central bank,
was created by an Act of Congress in 1913. The System consists of a
seven member Board of Governors with headquarters in Washington, D.C.,
and twelve Reserve Banks located in major cities throughout the United
2010 Statistical Abstract
Tables 762, 764, 763 and 738 (Business Births) will answer most
of the questions for the Econ 102 assignment. Table 762 has
most of the economic indicators.
Table 656 shows personal income.
U.S. Census Economic Indicators
Quick access to Federal economic indicators, including employment,
income, money, international trade, production, and other statistical
Economic Research, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
This page contains graphs of the economic trends of the G-7.
Under money aggregates, M1 and M2 supplies are shown for some of the
countries. Click on All charts for this country.
This Website give historical currency exchange rates for world
The United Nations compiled statistics for the Human Development
To get data by country, indicator or table, go to
Website with country statistics. Create graphs for economic
International Monetary Fund
The International Monetary Fund collects data on member countries.
Click on World Economic Outlook Database. Under
Download WEO Data, click on By Countries (country-level data).
On the next page, click on Major advanced economies (G-7).
On the next page, click continue. On this page, select the
subjects to be looked up and click continue. On this
page, change the date to be looked up and click on Prepare Report.
Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
On this page, in the left column, under Browse, click on By
Country. On the next page, click on a country from the G-7.
On the next page, in the right column, under Don't Miss, click
on OECD Statistical Profile of ... and a table of information
will be available.
Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development--OECD
Main Economic Indicators
Another OECD website. Under
Access the real-time database,
click on Money
Change country in drop box.
UNESCO Institute for Statistics
UNESCO collects education statistics for over 200 countries. On
the first screen, click on Profiles. On the next screen
pick a country. On the next screen click on Education
and the next screen gives key statistics on the country.
Wikipedia -- Money Supply
Wikipedia has an excellent article about money supply and gives
the sources for finding M2 for the USA.
Bank Group -- Quick Query
This site has extensive economic data about the countries of the
The following books can be located in the
Rio Hondo College Library.
Statistical abstract of the United States (annual)
Call number: Ref HA202.A386
California statistical abstract (annual)
Call number: Ref HA261.C3
Economic report of the President transmitted to the Congress
Call number: Ref HC106.5A272
Budget of the United States government (annual)
Call number: Ref HJ2051.A59
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