Economic Resource Links
- An exceptional site containing a wealth of materials
designed for introductory economics students. These
resources include: a
of economic terms, an
testing system (mostly macro topics at this time),
Credit: A Lesson in Economics an online fantasy
adventure story designed to illustrate basic economic
Pedestrian's Guide to the Economy (a nontechnical
discussion of economic concepts).
- The Dismal
- This site contains current and historical statistics
for a variety of U.S. economic indicators. Economic
forecasts, regional economic data, and discussion of
current economic issues also can be found here.
Report of the President, 1998
- This document contains information and statistics
about the recent state of the economy. The current
administration's microeconomic and macroeconomic policy
objectives and programs are also discussed in this
- This site provides information about a competition
for students in high-school economics courses.
Multiple-choice questions from past exams are posted at
(by Brendan Beare)
- An interesting on-line policy simulation that allows
visitors to examine some of the difficult choices that
must be made by macroeconomic policymakers. Upon visiting
this site, you will be put in charge of establishing
macroeconomic policy for the island nation of Herbia.
Journalist's Guide to Economic Terms
- A glossary containing brief explanations of more than
200 economic terms.
- This page contains links to information about stock,
bond, and other financial markets.
sites on the web
- This page contains a set of links to federal and
state government web pages.
- Interviews with well-known
- A collection of online interviews provided by the
Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.
- This site appears to be the internet's largest
collection of economics related jokes.
about Economics or Economists
- Another good collection of economics related jokes.
Prize Winners in Economics
- A list of Nobel Laureates in Economics and a brief
description of the research that resulted in their
selection. More information can also be found at the
the Final Exam
- An interesting history of economics thought trivia
- This is a hypertext version of William Goffe's
current guide to economic resources on the internet. This
is one of the world's largest collections of economic
links (with brief descriptions of each resource).