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View Resource The Nation Directory

This resource from the well-known progressive magazine is a searchable directory of past articles and annotated links to "people, organizations, non-profits, agencies, books and other resources relating to the worlds of politics, economics and culture." The directory is divided into thirteen categories, each of which is broken down further by topic. Categories include Books, Arts, & Entertainment;...

https://www.thenation.com/
View Resource Federal Trade Commission

The work of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has been going on since 1914, and this site offers access to information about the agency's regulatory activities and public outreach programs, such as the National Do Not Call Registry program. From the homepage, visitors can file a complaint with the FTC, learn about the world of antitrust regulation, and read transcripts of their most recent...

https://www.ftc.gov/
View Resource The Library of Economics and Liberty

With substantial financial support from the Liberty Fund, Inc. the Library of Economics and Liberty is “dedicated to advancing the study of economics, markets, and liberty.” The site will be a real treat for anyone with a penchant for these issues, and perhaps may even spark a new interest for the first-time visitor. The site’s features include a number of features columns, definitive editions of...

https://www.econlib.org/
View Resource The Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy

Created in 1982, The Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy (BRIE) is an interdisciplinary research project that focuses on �"international economic competition and the development and application of advanced technologies". Moving between the worlds of the private sector to interactions with fellow scholars and policymakers, BRIE has created a number of thought-provoking documents for...

http://www.brie.berkeley.edu/~briewww/index.html/
View Resource Backgrounder: Council on Foreign Relations

The Council on Foreign Relations provides a number of services for the general public, and in the past they have offered up public discussions, forums, and other outreach activities. In addition, they offer the "Backgrounders" series, which offer succinct explanations of current political and economic issues. First-time users can visit the "Most Recent" area to peruse the latest piece, or they can...

https://www.cfr.org/explainers
View Resource Economics Network of the Higher Education Academy

The Higher Education Academy has a number of well-developed databases of materials designed for educators, and the Economics Network is one that should not be missed. The homepage includes a brief introduction to the network and an area designed particularly for newcomers to the site. On the right hand side of the homepage, visitors can take in economics podcasts and learn about new case studies,...

https://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/
View Resource EconStats

For anyone looking for a vast cornucopia of economic statistics culled from all over the world, they need look no further than the EconStats website. The homepage is a bit visually cluttered, but one couldn't ask for better and more complete data, as visitors can quickly access a wide range of economic data from the United States, such as information about inflation, unemployment levels,...

http://www.econstats.com/cgi-sys/suspendedpage.cgi
View Resource Economics Working Papers in Oxford

As the home of one of the world's strongest economics departments, it stands to reason that the working paper series at Oxford University would also be quite impressive. It is, and economists, policy analysts, and others will find much to occupy their time on this site. The papers are arranged chronologically, and first-time visitors might do well to take a look through some of their more recent...

https://www.economics.ox.ac.uk/research/working-papers
View Resource The London School of Economics and Political Science: Video and Audio

In any given week, the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) might host a visiting scholar from Ghana speaking on agricultural subsidies, a panel of journalists talking about freedom of the press, and a conversation on the upcoming mayoral elections in London. It's part of what the organization does, and now visitors outside of London can experience some of these proceedings. This...

http://www.lse.ac.uk/lse-player
View Resource CyberEconomics

Professor Robert Schenk of Saint Joseph's College in Indiana has created this fantastic digital economics textbook for those with an interest in the so-called "dismal science". In the introduction, Professor Schenk notes that the work is "an easy-to-read approach to economics with a variety of interactive problems and questions." The site includes a table of contents, complete with chapters such...

Screenshot for CyberEconomics
http://ingrimayne.com/econ/