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Economics - Recommended Sources

This page first directs you to some useful "Specialist e-resources" that are bought by the University and then there is a list of useful websites. Do remember to look at other subject pages such as Finance and Banking and International Business and Trade

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Watch UK TV programmes from 2007 onwards, including many films and useful documentaries.

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A collection of electronic reference books which includes An Encyclopedia of Macroeconomics (2002), Collins Dictionary of Economics (2005), the Penguin Dictionary of Economics (2003) and the Dictionary of Trade Policy Terms (2007). Explore the concept map which may help with essay planning.

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The NBER is committed to undertaking and disseminating unbiased economic research among public policymakers, business professionals, and the academic community.

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A useful print resource for introductory essays on economic terms.

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Featuring books, papers and statistics from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data.

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Access to more than a million statistics from many different sources. Useful for finding industrial, economic and consumer market statistical trends. Statista take their information from many different providers across the world. Do look at the real source of the material they offer you.

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Whilst the UK data sets cover such areas as employment, and family expenditure, the international data sets from major bodies such as the IMF, OECD and World Bank are well worth exploring – often giving information down to country level (previously ESDS).

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This site lists more than 2,000 resources available on the Internet of interest to academic and practicing economists, and those interested in economic

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This collaboration aims enhance the quality of learning and teaching throughout the Higher Education economics community. The learning materials section provides many useful links to online resources. Check out in particular Online Economic Data for excellent advice and links from John Sloman about free national, international and market data

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A gateway to information on development issues, providing free and easy access to wide range of high quality online resources

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Use this site to find the Government information from departments, publications or statistics in particular: H.M. Treasury  is useful for publications  and statistics. The Office for Budget Responsibility  provides forecasts and analysis of UK’s public finances

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Links to podcasts and videos of Public Lectures by prominent economists and politicians at the London School of Economics

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Interested in Economic blogs? – this site brings together content from over 500 economic blogs helping you track content and connections.

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You may also find relevant resources listed under: Finance & Banking and International Business & Trade.

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