The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics. Reports and other products provided cover a broad range of topics including the U.S. labor market, economy, and society.
The Center undertakes independent, high-quality research in economics and other disciplines and works to reduce global poverty through rigorous research and active engagement with the policy community to make the world a more prosperous, just, and safe place for us all.
Each year the Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs (ECFIN) publishes a wide range of publications for experts and the general public. European Economy and its subseries focus on economic and macroeconomic analyses, research, studies and reports contributing to the economic and policy debate. In addition, a variety of periodicals and newsletters, leaflets, booklets and posters cover all aspects of economic and monetary union (EMU) and the euro.
The FOMC controls U.S. monetary policy through open market sale of Treasury securities, regulation of the interest rate charged on loans to commercial banks and other depository institutions, and regulation of amount of funds depository institutions must have on hand against depository liabilities. Policy decisions are made in response to economic dynamics across the U.S. Regional economic conditions are assessed by each Federal Reserve Bank District.
Created by St. Louis Federal Reserve District, FRED provides historical U.S. economic and financial data, including daily U.S. interest rates, monetary and business indicators, exchange rates, balance of payments and regional economic data.
This site makes available data on important economic aggregates, with particular emphasis on "nominal (current-price) measures, as well as real (constant-price) measures. It also provides carefully designed calculators (using these data) that explain the many issues involved in making value comparison over time.
No longer being updated, but a well indexed, comprehensive collection of statistics in tabular format. Includes basic statistics for a wide range of economic indicators. The index leads to specific table numbers. Each table lists the source of the statistics for further reference.
Includes monthly and quarterly cyclical indicator statistics. Tables of economic indicators cover such statistics as personal income, industrial productivity, business sales and inventories, commodity prices, producer prices, labor force, and earnings. Statistical series usually give monthly statistics for the last year and annual statistics for the previous two years.
This report of federal fiscal operations includes details of federal debt, bonds, notes, market yield, and other federal financial obligations. Positions of major foreign currencies are included, along with a profile of the domestic economy including growth of GDP, federal deficit, and rate of personal savings.
An independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. WEF regularly publishes the "Global Competitiveness Report." The extensive report assesses the competitiveness landscape of 144 economies, providing insight into the drivers of their productivity and prosperity.
Alumni with a valid library record and borrowing card have access to all the Business Library databases while on campus: