College of Business & Economics

Department of Economics

Research Resources

The following online resources relate to economic information and data, databases and resources for economists.

Working Papers by Towson University Faculty

Economics Working Papers

Economic Information & Data

General Economic/Social Data

The Economic Report of the President
Census Bureau Statistics
Economic Time Series Page
Univ. of Michigan Statistical Resources
Library of Congress

Macroeconomic/Monetary Data

Budget of the US Government
Federal Reserve System
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Econ Data and Links
Bureau of Economic Analysis

International/Development Data

European Union
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
CIA World Fact Book
United Nations
World Bank
World Trade Organization
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)
G8 Information
Foreign Exchange Rates

Labor/ Inflation Data

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Public Finance / Tax

Department of the Treasury
Social Security Administration

Financial Market Data

Major Market Index (Dow Jones, NASDAQ, NYSE, S&P 500 and AMEX)
Stocks (Wall Street summary, earnings reports and stock quotes)
Mutual Fund Data
World Stock Market Indexes

Health Economic Data

Centers for Disease Control Health Statistics

Economic History Data

Historical Data
U.S. Historical Census

Current Business and Economics News

CNN Financial News
Wall Street Journal
USA Today Money
Bloomberg's Business News


NBER Working Papers
Social Science Research Network
Other Online Databases

Resources for Economists

World Wide Web Resources in Economics (WebEc)
American Economic Association (AEA)
Economic Journals on the Web (II)

College of Business & Economics

Phone: 410-704-3496
Fax: 410-704-2300

Office Location

Stephens Hall, Room 218
Hours: Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Mailing Address

College of Business & Economics
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001