Econ Links

General Economics Web Sites
AP Central

AP Central Economics Electronic Discussion Group
(after-logging in, click on AP Community; then on Registration for

Electronic Discussion Groups)
Business & Economics Numeric Data

Classroom Expernomics

The Digital Economist

Dismal Scientist


Economicae: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Economics

Economics Information via the Web


Games Economists Play: Non-Computerized Classroom Games for College Economics

Great Ideas for Teaching Economics

The History of Economic Thought

Resources for Economists on the Internet

Resources for Teachers
130 WebEc: World Wide Web Resources in Economics

Business Cycles
Business Cycle Expansion and Contractions (National Bureau of Economic Research)

Economic Data
The Conference Board


For State of the Cities Data Systems (SOCDS), click on Ten Best Sites and scroll down. Economic Time Series Page


Financial Forecast Center
Current unemployment, inflation, and economic growth data

Federal Reserve System Educational Resources
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Economic Research Publications

The FED 101 Web Site

The Federal Reserve Board: The Beige Book

Federal Reserve System Publications Catalog

In Plain English: Making Sense of the Federal Reserve

What Is a Dollar Worth?

Game Theory

Government Economics Web Sites
Bureau of Economic Analysis (U.S. Department of Commerce)

Bureau of Labor Statistics (U.S. Department of Labor)

Congressional Budget Office

Economic Statistics Briefing Room (The White House)

FedStats: The Gateway to Statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal Agencies


Jobs and Economic Growth (The White House)

The Public Debt Online

Social Security Online

U.S. Census Bureau

U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. National Debt Clock (running)

Interactive Tutorials
The Economics Classroom: A Workshop for Grade 9–12 Teachers

Monopoly and Market Performance (simulation)