Resources for academic research in economics.
U.S. STATISTICS & DATA
- Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)
"BEA's economists produce some of the world's most closely watched statistics, including U.S. gross domestic product, better known as GDP. We do state and local numbers, too, plus foreign trade and investment stats and industry data."
- Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED)
Access research publications and working papers from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, or download, graph and track 498,000 US and international time series from 87 sources.
- Federal Reserve - Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF)
"The Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF) is normally a triennial cross-sectional survey of U.S. families. The survey data include information on families’ balance sheets, pensions, income, and demographic characteristics. Information is also included from related surveys of pension providers and the earlier such surveys conducted by the Federal Reserve Board."
- Bureau of Labor Statistics Data Tools
Datasets for wages, prices, inflation, employment, pay & benefits. Includes links to U.S.Regional sources.
- Social Explorer Census Bureau Data 1790 - present
An online library subscription research tool designed to provide quick and easy access to current and historical census data and demographic information. Create custom tables and maps from the very first Decennial Census to the latest version of the American Community Survey.
- Census Bureau Recent data with selected historical coverage
Explore Census Data https://www.census.gov/
Current Population Survey https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/cps.html
- Health and Retirement Study (HRS)
A collection of survey data focusing on the issues surrounding aging and retirement in America.
- Statistical Abstract of the United States
Use this classic resource to obtain selected international data and statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States, produced by the Census Bureau, other Federal agencies, and private organizations.