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IMF Working Papers

As of January, 1997, the International Monetary Fund has begun to provide full text (Adobe Acrobat [.pdf] format only) of its Working Papers. At present 17 papers are available, on such topics as India's saving performance, the effect labor market policies and growth fundamentals have on OECD countries, the Austrian pension system, and business cycles in Asia and Latin America, among others. Print...
Federal Reserve Board: Speeches and Testimonies

Some feel that every time US Federal Reserve Board Chairman Allan Greenspan speaks, the US stock market shudders. He gave testimony before the Senate Banking Committee on February 26, 1997 and the Dow Jones industrial average plunged over 55 points that day (after a rebound from a 122 point loss). You can read the chairman's testimony and his recent speeches at the Federal Reserve Board site (the...
Understanding the World Macroeconomy

Understanding the World Economy is provided by Nouriel Roubini, Associate Professor of Economics and International Business at the Stern School of Business, New York University for his MBA Macroeconomics course. The aim of the course is to review and analyze current macroeconomic issues from the viewpoint of businesses and policymakers. The highlight of the web site is the collection of lecture...
Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy (BRIE)

Berkeley Roundtable on International Economy (BRIE) is a research project based at the University of California at Berkeley that examines the "real-world interactions of technology, markets, and economies" and "formulate[s] path-breaking positions that challenge conventional economic policy-making." Visitors to the site will find a collection of working papers, research papers and research notes...
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

The site informs visitors about Japan's current economic policies. Reports available include the plans to reform the economic structure, trade issues, and the 1997 White Paper on International Trade which looks at trends in world trade and long-term issues concerning Japanese trade and industry. A collection of chronologically sorted press releases, transcripts of press conferences, statistics on...
Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) is an independent policy research center that aims to "bridge the gap between policy-makers and academics: bring academic rigor to policy discussion, and policy relevance to academic research." Most of the research materials available at this site pertain to the United Kingdom, homebase of the IFS. At the site, visitors can find results of IFS research on...
OECD Economics: Free Online Working Papers

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has made selected working papers from the Economics Department available for downloading. The working papers cover a wide range of macroeconomic issues such as inflation, monetary policy and unemployment. Most of the papers have some policy implications for OECD member countries.
Forum on Economic Freedom

The Forum on Economic Freedom web site was developed by the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) to build and strengthen democracy around the world through promoting private enterprise. The highlight of the site is Economic Reform Today, a journal published by CIPE to help educate policymakers on successful economic strategies. Recent issues have focused on challenges for...
Economic Growth Research

The Economic Growth Project of the World Bank's Research Group makes their national policy and economic growth findings available at this location. The abstracts and data sets of recent and forthcoming articles published in journals such as American Economic Review and Journal of Monetary Economics are listed by date, author, or title. Abstracts, data sets, and several full-text World Bank Policy...
Web Features

Web Features, presented by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), is a collection of online resources for consumers about public opinion data. An economic snapshot, updated weekly, provides graphs and charts to highlight an economic issue, and this site also includes a selection of opinions from the EPI staff and their analysis of current economic data written in layperson's terms.
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