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Resources for Economists on the Internet

Sponsored by the American Economic Association, RFE links to U.S. and international online economic resources.

Social Science Research Network

Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research and is composed of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences.

Library of Congress Business and Economics Online

Lists selected Internet resources on all aspects of business and economics that may be of interest to researchers.

Statistics & Data Sources

Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)

BEA produces economic accounts statistics that enable government and business decision-makers, researchers, and the American public to follow and understand the performance of the Nation's economy. BEA collects source data, conducts research and analysis, develops and implements estimation methodologies, and disseminates statistics to the public.

Federal Reserve Archival System for Economic Research (FRASER)

FRASER is a mixed subject and institutional repository that preserves and provides access to economic and banking data and policy documents.

Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED)

FRED is a database of over 291,000 economic time series from 80 sources, downloadable into Microsoft Excel and text formats and viewable charts of data series.