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Librarian-curated research guide for Economics resources.
Subscribed to by Calvin's Economics and Business Departments, this site features economic time series data, useful for economic research, especially economic forecasting. Use this site to find economic time series, as well as Excel charts of that same data. "The core data sets involve U.S. macroeconomic data . . . and employment data by local area." For help with advanced searches, contact the Accounting Department.
This site is highly recommended for researching U.S. economics, finance, and banking. "The . . . FDIC preserves and promotes public confidence in the U.S. financial system by insuring deposits in banks."
This site is especially useful for researching economic indicators, such as GDP and GINI index. "DataBank is an analysis and visualisation tool that contains collections of time series data on a variety of topics. You can create your own queries; generate tables, charts, and maps; and easily save, embed, and share them."
These reports are a survey of the IMF and provide analysis of global economic developments during the near and medium term. Reports are published twice a year and the website currently includes reports back to 1993 with a gap of four years (1994-97).