Finding Sources for Your Paper

In addition to economics research databases (new tab) available through Howe Library, the links below may be helpful for doing research:

  • The Bureau of Economic Analysis (new tab) provides a general glance of the economy. Categorized by geographic region, the site explores specific accounts like GDP on a regional and international scale.
  • The Bureau of Labor Statistics (new tab) offers an archive of economic data as well as the most current data in regards to labor statistics. The site provides ample quantitative data on employment, productivity, inflation, prices, and wages.
  • A good resource for current events, The Economist (new tab) presents current economic data and analysis in relation to the current state of the economy as well as in relation to other sectors like finance, technology, and politics.