Economics core

Statistical Datasets [Data-Planet]

http://libproxy.smith.edu:2048/login?url=http://statisticaldatasets.data-planet.com/dataplanet/

Requires updated Java. Interactive access to datasets from licensed & public domain sources. Browse contents; search topics & variables; view data in side-by-side tables & charts. Includes interactive maps, trends & rankings. Export results to Excel, XML, etc.

Notes: 
10/3/12 eas - This direct url to the datasets works with updated java: http://search.proquest.com/statistical/Main.jsp?landingpage=datasets

21st Century Economics: A Reference Handbook [Sage]

http://libproxy.smith.edu:2048/login?url=http://knowledge.sagepub.com/view/21stcenturyecon/SAGE.xml

Smith College Economics Majors Research Skills

http://www.smith.edu/libraries/services/faculty/infolit/ilprograms/econskills.htm

Research and information literacy skills identified as essential to Economics majors at Smith College.

Access World News

http://libproxy.smith.edu:2048/login?url=http://stage.newsbank.com/?p=WORLDNEWS
Dates of Coverage: 
Coverage varies by title.

Current and archived news content including local, state, national and international newspapers, broadcast transcripts, news wires, news blogs, video, etc.

Date added: 
Tue, 2012-01-03 (All day)

World Bank Data Catalog

http://libproxy.smith.edu:2048/login?url=http://data.worldbank.org/data-catalog
Dates of Coverage: 
1960 to present

Includes World Development Indicators, Global Development Finance, Africa Development Indicators, Global Economic Monitor, Education Statistics, etc. Offers over 2,000 indicators, including hundreds that go back to 1960.

Social Explorer

http://libproxy.smith.edu:2048/login?url=http://www.socialexplorer.com
Dates of Coverage: 
1790 to present

Easy access to demographic information about the U.S.

EconPapers: Working Papers

http://econpapers.repec.org/paper/smtwpaper/
Dates of Coverage: 
2007 to present

Working Papers from Smith College, Department of Economics

Wall Street Journal: Markets Data Center

http://online.wsj.com/marketsdata

Free service of the WSJ contains data focussing on the recent transaction activity and performance of leading financial markets and national exchanges around the world.

International Statistical Agencies [Census Bureau links]

http://www.census.gov/aboutus/stat_int.html

An alphabetical list of countries links to statistical agency websites.

iPOLL (Roper Center for Public Opinion Research)

http://libproxy.smith.edu:2048/login?url=http://roperweb.ropercenter.uconn.edu/iPOLL/login/ipoll_login.html
Dates of Coverage: 
1935 to present

Comprehensive database from major U.S. polling organizations, including questions asked & responses provided.

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