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Collections and Indexes
Conference Board (Leading Indicators and Consumer Confidence Index)
http://www.conference-board.org/
The Conference Board has a contract with the U.S. Commerce Department to compile and publish the Index of Leading Economic Indicators.
The Dismal Scientist
http://www.dismal.com/
(best bet) This site offers economic data and analysis geared towards small business owners and students -- in other words, people who want to use economics but aren't economists themselves. A very rich site.
Econ Data and Links (CSU Fresno)
http://www.csufresno.edu/Economics/econ_EDL.htmspapers
Economagic: Economics Time Series Page
http://www.economagic.com/
(best bet) A comprehensive collection of freely available economic data on the web. Data sources include the Federal Reserve Bank.
European Economic Data
http://www-rcade.dur.ac.uk/
The National Association of Business Economists
http://www.nabe.com/publib/fed.html
A good place to start when collecting data and analysis from the Federal Reserve Banks. Complete text of speeches and testimony from officials of the Federal Reserve System.
The New York Times on the Web
http://www.nytimes.com/
The New York Times' Business page often contains commentaries and forecasts for bond yields.
Panel Study of Income Dynamics (University of Michigan)
http://www.isr.umich.edu/src/psid/
Social Science Data (University of California, San Diego)
http://odwin.ucsd.edu/idata/
Statistical Resources on the Web (University of Michigan)
http://www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/
(best bet) Rich collection of links to data, with annotations.
St. Louis Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED)
http://www.stls.frb.org/fred/
(best bet) This is one of the most comprehensive collections of freely available economic data on the web.

 

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