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Murray N. Rothbard






American Economic Association Web

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History of Economic Thought

Dismal Scientist

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Poverty Guidelines, Research and Measurement

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Primary Source Sets from the Library of Congress: The Industrial Revolution in the US, The Great Depression, The New Deal, Labor in America and Science and Invention

We Seed [link down]


LOC Country Studies

Voices from the Dustbowl, The Migrant Worker Collection

The 10 Things In Economics That Everybody Should Know

MIT Open Course 14.461 Advanced Macroeconomics I

MIT Open Course 14.471 Public Economics I

US National Debt Clock

Cost of Living, Comparing Cities in the US compares the costs of housing, food, transportation, health, insurance and taxes. Also identifies differences in job growth rates and unemployment rates.’s new Cost of Living Calculator

The Living Wage Calculator hosted by Penn State University

Online Financial Calculators: Dozens of calculators for many purposes including home and personal finance, investment and retirement


See also Table of References, ECON 2301 Margin Notes Page and ECON 2302 Margin Notes Page.



How to Know When the Economy Is Turning Up

How Your Undies Track The Recession

Interactive Economics Tutorials

The BBC has created an excellent 3-minute animated Explanation of the Genesis of the Global Financial Crisis that began five years ago with the collapse of Lehman Brothers.

Economist Mo Tanweer delivered a lecture on the Chinese economy at Cambridge University to (as rumored) great acclaim. The notes from the lecture – titled Can China Save the World? – are available on slide share.

Country Reports: Atlapedia contains information on every country of the world. Each profile has data on geography, climate, people, religion, language, history and the economy.

How Much Is That Worth Today?

Measuring Worth

Historical Currency Exchange Rates

The Inflation Calculator adjusts any given amount of money from 1800 to 2007, based on the Consumer Price Index.

Economics Online: News Analysis Theory Comment (UK site)

The Stock Market Game

Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED): current and archived economic data

The Global Economy

Our World in Data

The Census Bureau's Economic Indicators

The Misery Index

What it’s like to live on $2 a day in the United States (PDF)

FTE’s Economic Barometer

Explore the Texas labor market using provided by the Labor Market & Career Information Department (LMCI) of the Texas Workforce Commission

International Data Base

USA Trade Online [User ID: 8VQNK8N, Password: Economics@2016]

The Growth Economics Blog

The World Bank home page [In the navigation bar across the top of the page, click "Data," then click "By Country" on the navigation bar that comes up underneath.]

Web Stats: Calculates summary statistics and more and creates graphs. So easy.

USA Facts

Global Recession Recovery

Study Skills for Economics Students





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