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References – Economic Data and Time Series

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UN Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) FAO Statistics
MK Motif Discovery Page Exact Discovery of Time Series Motifs; Abdullah Mueen Eamonn Keogh, Qiang Zhu, Sydney Cash, Brandon Westover, University of California – Riverside Discover “parallels” in time series
Histograms: Construction, Analysis & Understanding Associate Teacher Institute Toolkit
UN Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific UN ESCAP Site Map
Understanding Children’s Work (UCW) UCW Search by Table Groups and Country
TI-Corruption Perceptions Index Transparency International: ‘Internet Center for Corruption Research … with TI-Corruption Perceptions Index, comparative assessment of countries’ integrity performance, with related academic research’ – Research Area
Economic Report of the President (USA) The Economic Report of the President is an annual report written by the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors.
TradingEconomics Global Economics Research Free Economic Data, Acess data on Excel, Create custom reports, Share your research
WebEC Economics Data Economics Data Collections, On-line Data, International, Asia, Europe, United Kingdom, North America, South America, Institutions in Economics Data etc.
State and County Historical Economic Data Utah Utah Governor’s Office of Planning & Budget
Economic Data Fed. San Francisco Banking Market Definitions, FRBSF Discount Rate, CSIP Data and Charting, Regional Banking Tables
Time Series Measures of Texas’ Economy Texas Economy in Focus, Comptroller of Public accounts
US Bureau of Economic Analysis U.S. Department of Commerce – U.S. Economic Accounts
Economic Indicators New Jersey USA New Jersey Economic Indicators, published by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development monthly
The Contours of World Development The World Economy: A Tale of Four Economies, The World Economy: a millenial perspective, The World Economy: historical statistics.
Economic Data and Information EcEdWeb – Economic Education Web – Collection of Information Sources Recommended!
Municipal Finance Task Force (MFTF) – Resources by Topic Public-Private Partnerships, Debt Market Development, Capital Investment Planning, Financing Structures, Financial Management, Municipal Finance SOWs etc.
Historical Data Series & Interesting Links Most of the files below were provided by Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED), but see e.g. Other Links of Interest
Yahoo Finance Good general Portal incl. live market data on major stock exchanges, news, bonds, stocks, commodities & much more Always worth a look!
US Department of Commerce Sitemap: U.S. Dept. of Commerce … responsibilities in areas of trade, technology, entrepreneurship, economic development, environmental stewardship & statistical research & analysis.
Latest US Economic Indicators US Under Secretary for Economic Affairs
Population Studies Center – University of Michigan (US) PSC Data and Information Services
UN Population Information Network UN PIN Global & Regional Data
UNDP United Nations Development Programme UNDP Newsroom
T2W – Guide to Economic Data This guide lists, in alphabetical order, the major economic & fundamental information presented by the various governments, agencies, & groups.”
U.S. Dept.of Education – Research & Statistics ED’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the main federal organization responsible for collecting & analyzing data related to education.
International Labour Organization (ILO) ILO Departments and Offices
FDF – Financial Data Finder Department of Finance, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University: Accounting, Banks, Equity, Fixed Income, Mergers, Risk Management, Derivatives, Personal Finances, International Finance, Consulting, Employment, Real Estate, Market & Economy, Exchanges, Commodities, Venture Capital, Investments, Financial Institutions Good search functiion!
DailyFX – Daily FOREX Market News & Analysis Forex Market News, Forecasts, Real Time News, Technical Analysis, Economic Calendar, Charts, Trading Signals Economic Time Series Page Over 400,000 data files, with charts and excel files for each Huge!
Library of Economics and Liberty – U.S. Data Sources Primary Sources Secondary Sources – offers a unique combination of resources for students, teachers, researchers, and aficionados of economic thought
Economic Data freely available online National Statistics, UK OECD etc.
USEconomy at a Glance – BLS Bureau of Labor Statisticcs (USA)
Economics Links Page – Chair of Economics TU Dresden Lehrstuhl für VWL, insbesondere Finanzwissenschaft: USEFUL RESOURCES, DATA, LIBRARIES, ECONOMICS DEPARTMENTS, RESEARCH INSTITUTES, ASSOCIATIONS, JOURNALS & WORKING PAPERS Very good meta list!
Rhode Island Resources
Bernama Library & Informatiolink Malaysia Bernama News, Archival News, Foreign News, Info Providers, Who’s Who, Speeches, Sectoral Reports, Databank, Facts & Figures, Directory, Calendar of Events
Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board These pages provide key information about economic & financial data disseminated by member countries that subscribe to the IMF’s Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS)
globalEdge – Global Resources A rich collection of thousands of international business resources selected based on content & usability. This section also includes our proprietary Market Potential Indicators & the Database of International Business Statistics. Each resource has been selected & reviewed by the globalEDGE™ Team. One convenient location – all global resources! Huge
Guardian (UK) – News > Datablog – Datasets A-Z Guardian – Data > World data search
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Carnegie Publications Country-specific information
TruthAndPolitics – “clearinghouse for knowledge” TruthAndPolitics – Advanced Search
Q Finance: Country Profiles QFinance:Financial Information Sources Sector Profiles – HUGE meta lists!
Thomson Reuters Datastream: world’s largest financial statistical database WORLD’S LEADING BUSINESS INFORMATION SOURCE
OneWorld Guides (Developing Countries
World Health Organisation (WHO) WHO Data and statistics Portal for Historical Statistics, main focus: Sweden in the 19th and 20th centuries
Economic History Association Abstracts, Book Reviews,Calendar,Course Syllabi, Databases, Directory, Encyclopedia, How Much Is That? Very comprehensive!
Money – Past, Present & Future Information on Monetary History, Contemporary Developments, and Electronic Money
NBER Macrohistory Database National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) : pre-WWI and interwar economies, production, construction, employment, money, prices, asset market transactions, foreign trade, government activity Visit St. Louis Fed also for such data!
EconEd: Current Key Economic Indicators A premier source of classroom tested, Internet-based economic lesson materials for K-12 teachers and their students Says it all
Historical Economic Data Government agencies, Federal Reserve Banks, other groups, national and regional economic data included
Historical Economic Statistics By Steve Kangas: e.g. Income Inequality, Capacity Utilization Rates, Tax Collections, Combined, Federal, State and Local (Current Dollars), Tax Rates (Federal: General, Income, Capital gains)
US Census Bureau – Economic Indicator Time Series Various, e.g. New Home Sales 1963 – present, New Residential Construction, Housing Vacancy Survey
US Census Bureau – Economic Indicators e.g. Advance Report on Durable Goods Manufacturers’ Shipments, Inventories, and Orders, U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services etc.
Historical Economic Data for Metropolitan Las Vegas The Center for Business and Economic ResearchUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas
GFDatabase – Global Financial Data GFD specializes in historical data that extends from the 1200s to present-beyond what traditional data vendors can offer Very comprehensive!PaySite
Columbus Historical Economic Data Center Historical economic data for the central Ohio region; economic development in the Columbus region
USA Historical Census Browser Examine state and county topics for individual census years, drawn directly from historical volumes of the U.S. Census of Population and Housing
Univ. at Buffalo – Historical U.S. Data (Time Series) Government Documents Information > Government Resources by Subject Economic Statistics > Historical U.S. Data (Time Series) historical data usa | japan | germany | uk | france | americas | europe | asia/africa/pacific | global
Historical Statistics of Japan Based on “Historical Statistics of Japan (First Edition)” 1987-1988 (Statistics Bureau, Management and Coordination Agency, Japan Statistical Association)
Historical Monetary Statistics of Sweden 1668-2008 Sections: Consumer Price Index 1290-2006, Wages from 1540 onwards, Exchange rates between various currency units in Sweden 1291-1834, Foreign exchange rates 1658 onwards, Money supply & closely related aggregates 1871 onwards, Stock exchange & interest rates 1856 onwards, Central government loans 1668 onwards
United States Government Stuck on Stupid A retrospective analysis of the Great Depression and the political failures in the governing elites that broadened and deepened it, creating untold suffering for millions of innocent ordinary Americans
Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) Report Titles
Japanes Cabinet office Japan – BusinessStatistics
Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry (METI) METI Japan Statistics
Japan Institute for Labour Policy & Training Japan Institute for Labour Policy & Training – Statistics
TikiWiki CMS/Groupware TikiWiki Project documentation
feedly organizes your favorite sites into a fun, magazine-like start page feedly blog – Building Feedly
Yahoo Pipes – “Pipes is a powerful composition tool to aggregate, manipulate, and mashup content from around the web.” Yahoo Pipes Documentation
yubnub – social command line for the Web Jon Aquino’s Mental Garden: YubNub: Rails Day 24 hour programming contest
BeyeNetWork- Naomi Robbins: Dot Plots: A Useful Alternative to Bar Charts BeyeNETWORKDomestic Sites, home to thousands of free scripts Firebug Firebug – Web Development Evolved
Microsoft ASP.NET Data Access Tutorials Microsoft ASP.NETSecurity Tutorials
Market Watch (Site Index) Economy & Politics, Federal Reserve, Industries, Cars, Energy, Health Care, Retail, Tech, Trading Strategies, , , Earnings Watch, Markets Data, , Investing, Stocks, Stock Screener, After Hours Trades, Upgrades / Downgrades, Earnings Calendar, Fund List, Fund Comparison, Prospectus Library, ETFs, Options, Expiration Calendar, Options Chain, Quotes, Bonds, Bonds Tools, Commodities, Gold price, Currencies, Exchange Rates, IPOs, Research Tools, Real Estate, Taxes, Small Business Comprehensive! Nasdaq Stock Market The Nasdaq Stock Market, the largest US electronic stock market. … approximately 3,200 companies
IG Index – Spread Betting IG Index was the world’s first financial spread betting company. Today, as part of the global IG Group, it is the leading operation of its type in the world.
IG Markets – Contracts for Difference (CFDs) IG Markets is a leader in Contracts for Difference (CFDs)
Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development OECD Publications & Documents
United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) Federal agency for granting U.S. patents & registering trademarks
PeteSearch – How to split up the US PeteSearch – Tips & tools for better searching
US National Technical Information Service over 2.0 million bibliographic records, NTIS Database preeminent resource for research sponsored by the US & select foreign governments
US National Telecommunications & Information Administration NTIA in U.S. Dept. of Commerce serves as the executive branch agency responsible for advising the President on telecommunications & information policies.
Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) / Zulu Time / UTC: Timezone Information & more (“NOTE: Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is the same all year around”) Helpful!
World Tourism Organisation World Tourism Organisation – Facts & Figures
Taiwan Trade Service Overview
World Trade Organization (WTO) WTO International Trade & Tariff Data
Bank of Thailand – Financial Markets Bank of Thailand – Monetary Policy Africa, Antarctica, Arctic, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Caribbean, Central America, Europe, Islands of the WorldMiddle East, North America, South America, World Atlas
RGE Global Outlook
Google Domestic Trends track economic sectors search traffic Google Markets Very good graphs!
Index Mundi – Internet’s most complete country profiles This site will be an improved version of the CIA World Factbook Hat tip
Visual Economics – Infographics Unraveling the Complexities of Economic & Financial Data Hat tip
BBC News:The downturn in facts & figures THE NEW MODEL OF MORTGAGE LENDING
ArgMax Economic News, Data & Analysis This website contains economics news, data, & analysis, as well as various other economics related services. … Economic Policy Institute, a DC-based think tank. Always worth a try!
Dismal Scientist Economic Data Edited from London, Sydney, & West Chester – Country Pages, Indicators, Tools: Exchange Rate Regime Indicator, Global Recession Map, Global Response Table, Taylor Rule Calculator, Tracking the Economy (U.S.), U.S. Crisis Response, U.S. Geography Profiles, U.S. Recovery Status, World GDP Rankings & more … Huge! Stunning! Recommended!
Economist Intelligence Unit – World Data Timely data & forecasts on 150 countries – WorldData combines the economic & industry forecasts of the Economist Intelligence Unit with updates throughout the day from EcoWin. The result is a comprehensive global database of economic & market figures & forecasts on 150 countries & 45 regions, with more than 120,000 series
Econovista – Interactive Economic Map 9 themed mapsdisplaying the region’s rich potential. Each … a different aspect : transport infrastructures, sectors of excellence, research centres, competitiveness clusters (e.g. life sciences, eco-businesses & aeronautics-defence-space)
Clarion University SBDC Knowledgebase The Clarion University SBDC Knowledgebase, a blog about starting, managing, & expanding small business’s in general. … special emphasis on small business topics in Armstrong, Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Elk, Forest, Jefferson, McKean, Potter, & Venango counities in Pennsylvania Contains many generallinks
U.S. Department of Labor History, Wirtz Labor Library, History of Labor Day, Century of Service, Department of Labor Web Archive
Shadow Economy & Corruption : Invisible Hands – links Mohammad Reza Farzanegan,PhD Economics, Faculty of Business & Economics, Chair of Public Economics,TU Dresden, Germany.” Good link list right hand side of blog Data on Development economicsetc.


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