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About Economics, Labor and Employment Statistics
This page focuses on statistical sources specific to economics, labor and employment. Links to international sources of statistical information are included. Other libraries on campus, particularly Government Information Services and Scholarly Commons have additional important sources of statistical information.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
From the United States Department of Labor. Covers a variety of labor statistics including inflation & prices, employment, unemployment, pay & benefits, spending & times use, productivity, workplace injuries, and some international statistics.
EIU Country Intelligence
Best source for international economics research. Includes both qualitative and quantitative data. Information is frequently updated and includes risk ratings for countries.
Emerging Markets Information Service (EMIS)
Award winning database with comprehensive economic and financial information about developing countries. Information may be available in the local language.
Passport Global Market Information Database
Compiles indicators from diverse sources including the United Nations, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, and International Labour Organization.
Includes comprehensive economic indicators, social development, and environmental data for developed and developing countries; however, there is a stronger focus on the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries.
ProQuest Statistical Insight (Statistical Universe)
ProQuest Statistical Insight includes all statistical publications issued by the U.S. government back to 1973 through CIS' American Statistics Index, and 1,000 statistical publications of private and state government sources from 1980 forward through CIS' Statistical Reference Index. It also provides database access to the American Statistics Index, the Statistics Reference Index, and the International Index of Statistics.
From the World Bank, a highly regarded source and most comprehensive source for economic indicators. First resource to use when looking for economic indicators.