Here is a list of
helpful links. Students should pay extra careful
attention to the departmental Academic
Best viewed in Internet Explorer
or Google Chrome.
For data, consider these sources.
BEA - economic data
from the Bureau of Economic Analaysis
BLS - there are a lot
of macroeconomic and microeconomic data, focusing on
International has a lot of links to data from
- economic data
and Bear Wise - government deficit information
- government debt
- report on government transparency
Human Development Index and reports
NBER - Macro,
industry, trade, patent, hospital and demographic data
World Bank -
Data from all over the world on education, economic
policy, health, etc.
- Historical Financial Statistics, aiming to date back
to 1492. Lots of unique data sets.
Geographically based (longitude and latitude) economic
data and incudes data from all over the world.
IRS - for tax
information, forms and instructions
IMA - for managerial
SEC - Securities and
Exchange Commission - financial statement filings
- for industry ratios
For accounting, the following
websites are particularly important.
AIPCA - there is a
link to a student site from this site
Future CPA - for
students thinking about careers in accounting
IMA Students -
student resources, scholarships, career counseling etc
FASB - for information
Websites for economics are below.
American Economics Association
Revolution - an economics blog with Tyler Cowen
and Alex Tabarrok
Conscience of a Liberal - Paul Kruman's economics
blog, often about trade and macroeconomics.
- an entertaining economics blog by Steven D. Levitt and
Stephen J. Dunber.
Reality with Both Hands - Brad DeLong's blog,
usually about macroeconomics.
EconLog - an
economics blog maintained by Bryan Caplan, David
Henderson, and Garett Jones.
View - Mark Thoma's economics blog, usually about
- Robin Hanson's blog, usually about how our brains fool
Interviews with economists (usually) about a wide range
of topics. Includes several Nobel laureates.
- William Spaniel teaches game theory from the ground up
in a YouTube series.
Library of Economics
and Liberty - An extensive online library of