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Organizations and government agencies relevant to the study of Economics
Pool 7 by Nicholas LabyrinthX. Used under CC by NC
AFI Global: Alliance for Financial Inclusion
Policy statements, reports, and news on global poverty. AFI "achieves its mission by administering several types of financial inclusion policy related activities including a membership program, the convening of Working Groups, the provision of grants, and a Policy Champion Program."
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Economic Indicators, by region; Consumer Price Index; Monthly Labor Review
Federal Reserve Bank of New York: Data and Indicators
Survey reports, maps, and tools from the New York Fed and other Federal Reserves
Office of Management and Budget
From the White House. U.S. budget and related documents.
Peterson Institute for International Economics
Nonprofit institute for the study of international economics. Research articles and reports, opinion, news, blog and other information is available
Population Reference Bureau
Census, industrial, and workforce population data
Academic Data: St. Louis Fed
Display graphs of economic data on academic topics contributed by researchers
Comments on economic conditions in the Federal Reserve Districts. Updated annually
Search by county, state, census tract, or address for demographic data in a convenient visual format.
Demographics by state, county, city. Just one of the many services of the U.S. Census.
Consumer Price Index
Monthly data on changes in the prices paid by urban consumers for a representative basket of goods and services
Data Visualization Gallery
U.S. Census data-- historical population data--displayed in interesting and various formats
FRASER: Federal Reserve Archival System for Economic Research
Discover Economic History -- archival data reports from the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank
FRED: Federal Reserve Economic Data
Economic time series data viewable in spreadsheet or text format, from the St. Louis Fed
From the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Easy to use, by entering dates see the change in inflation rate
Economists draw on government data to set up comparisons and datasets-- the value of the dollar through time, year-by-year inflation rate and other interesting comparisons. Tutorial and User Guide each available
OECD Better Life Index
Compare "well-being" based on several factors for eleven countries. Sponsored by the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development
Poverty in America: Living Wage Calculator
Amy K. Glasmeier and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology provide a calculator for estimating the cost of living and living wage for cities and counties within each state in the U.S.
RFE: Resources for Economists on the Internet
Web directory sponsored by the American Economic Association
Statistical Abstract of the United States, 2012
Government website with lots of tables of data for U.S. populations. (Web version suspended in 2012). Updated versions are available in print versions
A growing database of statistics about what the U.S. government spends money on. Started by Steve Ballmer
What Percent Are You?
From the New York Times, this interactive graphic shows you your rank, based on income.