An exceptional site containing a wealth of materials designed for introductory economics students. These resources include: a
glossary of economic terms
online testing system
Extra Credit: A Lesson in Economics
an online fantasy adventure story designed to illustrate basic economic concepts,
and A Pedestrian's Guide to the Economy
(a nontechnical discussion of economic concepts).
The Dismal Scientist
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.
Economic Report of the President, 2000
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 document.
Economics in the News
This site, created and maintained by Matt Moffatt, contains an annotated description (with links) to online newspaper, magazine, and other articles that contain substantial economic content.
This site provides information about a competition for students in high-school economics courses. Multiple-choice questions from past exams are posted at this site.
Financial market information
This page contains links to information about stock, bond, and other financial markets.
Government sites on the web
This page contains a set of links to federal and state government web pages.
Interviews with well-known economists
A collection of online interviews provided by the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.
Nobel 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 Nobel page
Resources for Economists
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).