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Welcome to a LibGuides for economic studies. Here you will find suggested resources and tips for methods and approaches.


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Welcome to the Library Economics Research Guide. The resources listed here have been selected to help you conduct research, broaden your understanding of the global economy, and in general, spark your interest in learning more about economics.

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Books from the Main Library Collection

A Video of Economics

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Economics Indicators

The Economic Security Index

The Economic Security Index (ESI) is an integrated measure of insecurity that shows how common large economic losses are within the U.S. population. Now, for the first time, it is possible to compare the ESI across the American states over the last generation


The Federal Reserve Archival System for Economic Research (FRASER®) is a unique project of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis’ Center for Economic Documents Digitization (CEDD), which seeks to preserve the nation's economic history through digitization

Consumer Price Index

The Consumer Price Indexes (CPI) program produces monthly data on changes in the prices paid by urban consumers for a representative basket of goods and services.

Bankruptcy Statistics

This section of provides statistical data on the business of the federal Judiciary. Specific publications address the work of the appellate, district, and bankruptcy courts; the probation and pretrial services systems; and other components of the U.S. courts.