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Resources for Teachers and Students

I have compiled a list of those sites which I find useful to keep up
with the economy and that help in my teachings. The links below are usually
good sites for finding handouts and other things of interest for students.

 
Every Day: News

Cnnfn -economy. 

Bloomberg.com :
U.S. Economy
 

FinancialTimes

Policy.com- News & Events: Today’s
News


Economic Indicators:
The Dismal Scientist
 

CBS.MarketWatch.com
– Your Eye on the Market
 

Non-economic news

MSNBC

NEWS.com – for technology and internet
news.

NYTimes

Every Week

The Economist

NewsHour
Online: Economy


Economics at The
Idea Channel


Economic Reporting Review: Fairness
& Accuracy In Reporting
 

Slate

Every Month

The Brookings
Review


NBER Digest

The
Region Magazine

Data: US

The Economic Statistics
Briefing Room


BEA’s Overview of the
Economy
– recent GDP, consumption etc.

BLS Economy at a Glance
– data on employment, prices, productivity.

FRED – Federal Reserve Economic
Data


State
of the Economy – About and The Conference Board.


Demographic Profiles of US States,
Cities, Towns


Economagic: Economic Time Series
Page

Data: World

OECD Statistics

CIA
— The World Factbook 1999


The World Bank Group–Development
Data


IMF Country
Page

Other Resources

The Economic Report of the
President
 

Federal Reserve Board:
Speeches and Testimony
 

Course/syllabus ideas and  Education:

NSNS Syllabits: Economics

WLH – Economics 

NCEE
– EconEdLink 


The
Region, December 1998 issue
 

How
Economists Can Improve Economic Education
.

The Journal of Economic Education

Economic Education Web: EcEdWeb

FTE: Foundation for teaching economics

Chronicle of Higher Education

Filed under: Teaching

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