Known by other scientists as the "Dismal Science," this field makes a serious effort to study and describe: The production, distribution, exchange, and consumption of wealth and the various related issues (problems) of labor, finance, taxation, currencies, the political arena as it relates to the above areas of goods and services. Although interest in economic theories dates to the origins of commerce itself, economics as a modern study independent of moral or political philosophy is attributed to the Scottish writer Adam Smith (1723-1790). The ideas put forth in his seminal work, Wealth of Nations, form the basis of "classical" economic theory and free-market capitalism. Economics Social Sciences Science.
Economics is a social science concerned with the factors that determine the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. (wikipedia)
- Economics A social science concerned with the factors that determine the production, distribution, and...
- Economics (textbook) An introductory textbook by American economists Paul Samuelson and William Nordhaus.
- Economics (Aristotle) A work ascribed to Aristotle.
- Extensive Resources for Economists on the Internet (RFE) www
Extensive guide of economics-related information on the web. for Economists on the Internet (RFE). Sponsored by the American Economics Association and edited by Bill Goffe. Resources for Economists on the Internet (RFE).
- Information AEAweb www
Information for economists provided by the American Economic Association. AEAweb. Includes electronic editions of the American Economic Review, the Journal of Economic Literature and the Journal of Economic Perspectives as well as the internet guide Resources for Economists on the Internet (RFE). AEAweb.
- Economics ArgMax www
Economics news, ArgMax, economists' web sites, data and link collection. ArgMax.
- Provides Economics in the news www
Provides links to hundreds of articles appearing in the popular press and relating economics to everyday life. Economics in the news.
- Online CyberEconomics www
Online tutorials covering both microeconomics and macroeconomics. CyberEconomics.
- Listing Economics Departments, Institutes and Research Centers in the World (EDIRC) www
Listing maintained by Christian Zimmermann of the University of Connecticut Economics Departments, Institutes and Research Centers in the World (EDIRC).
- A IDEAS www
A central index of economics working papers. IDEAS.
- Journal JEL Classifications www
Journal of Economic Literature Classification System. JEL Classifications.
- A Council of Economic Advisers www
A three member council that analyzes and interprets economic developments and advises the President of the United States on national economic policy. Economic Advisers. Publishes Economic Report of the President, Monthly Economic Indicators and other analysis and data. Council of Economic Advisers.
- IFC The International Finance Corporation www
IFC is a member of the World Bank Group. International Finance Corporation. It finances and provides advice for private sector ventures and projects in developing countries in partnership with private investors and, through its advisory work, helps governments create conditions that stimulate the flow of both domestic and foreign private savings and investment. The International Finance Corporation.
- WWW WebEc www
WWW resources in economics listed as part of the WWW Virtual Library. WebEc.
- Provides Library of Economics and Liberty www
Provides concise encyclopedia, Economics and Liberty, classic texts, articles, and data links by topic. Library of Economics and Liberty.
- Article Technology Review - The Economics of Brains www
Article discusses neuroeconomics: brain research informing economics. Technology Review - The Economics of Brains.
- Jokes JokEc: Economist Jokes www
Jokes about economists and economics. JokEc: Economist Jokes.
- An McMaster University Archive for the History of Economic Thought www
An attempt to collect in one place a large number of significant texts in the history of economic thought. University Archive for the History of Economic Thought. Listed by author. McMaster University Archive for the History of Economic Thought.
- Provides Dismal Scientist, The - Economy.com www
Provides economic analysis, Scientist, The - Economy.com, financial outlook, and global data. Dismal Scientist, The - Economy.com.
- Economic Econoday www
Economic calendar covering events such as US Treasury announcements, Econoday, economic indicators and international banking holidays Econoday.
- Research The Value of a Statistical Life www
Research at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University on "Value of a Statistical Life" methodology and policy issues. The Value of a Statistical Life.
- Offers Economics at About.com www
Offers feature articles, About.com, links, and glossary. Economics at About.com.
- The MIGA www
The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) is a member of the World Bank Group. MIGA. Its purpose is to facilitate the flow of foreign direct investment to its developing member countries through the provision of investment guarantees against political risks. MIGA.
- Published Job Openings for Economists (JOE) www
Published every month except January and July. Openings for Economists (JOE). The online version is generally available on the 5th of the month. Provided by the American Economic Association. Listings are alphabetical and by institution that is offering the position(s). Job Openings for Economists (JOE).
- An Open Economics www
An Open Knowledge Foundation project providing open content, Economics, data and code related to economics. Open Economics.
- Provides Links to News Articles www
Provides a listing of articles from the popular press with questions relevant to the study of introductory economics and listing of relevant themes from popular textbooks. Links to News Articles.
- Leading Moody's: Economy.com www
Leading independent provider of economic analysis, Economy.com, data, forecasting and credit risk services. Research, data and analysis can be purchased directly through the online Research Store. Moody's: Economy.com.
- A Best Cities www
A research project which aims to create a central database of all accessible statistics in Europe on the sub-city, Cities, city, sub-regional, regional and national levels, in order to facilitate cross-border comparisons of quality of life aspects between the different EU nations. Best Cities.
- EU-funded GENEDEC www
EU-funded project on decoupling of direct payments on agricultural production, GENEDEC, markets and land use in the EU. GENEDEC.
- Explains Medium Term Outlook for Dairying in the Developing Countries www
Explains the impact of the change in feed support policies in more developed countries have had on developing countries' level of dairy production. Term Outlook for Dairying in the Developing Countries. Includes chart that compares the two "worlds" into total output, per capita supplies and net import quantities. Medium Term Outlook for Dairying in the Developing Countries.
- Held VIIIth Spring Meeting of Young Economists www
Held in Leuven (Belgium). VIIIth Spring Meeting of Young Economists.
- Held Stochastic Processes and their Applications Conference www
Held in Melbourne, Processes and their Applications Conference, Australia. Stochastic Processes and their Applications Conference.
- The SSRN listings for JEL E21: Consumption; Saving www
The repository of academic papers about consumption and saving at the Social Science Research Network, listings for JEL E21: Consumption; Saving, filtered by Journal of Economic Literature classification code SSRN listings for JEL E21: Consumption; Saving.
- The Wealth is a Zero-Sum Game www
The book "In Defense of Democratic Capitalism" exposits the view in this page's title. Wealth is a Zero-Sum Game.
- Helping Economic Growth Resources www
Helping economic growth and development researchers make the most of the internet. Growth Resources. Maintained by Jonathan Temple and hosted by Nuffield College, Oxford. Economic Growth Resources.
- Directory Economic Development Directory www
Directory of economic development agency web sites listed by geographical location. Economic Development Directory.
- Collaborative Research Papers in Economics (RePEc) www
Collaborative volunteer effort to enhance the dissemination of research in economics. Papers in Economics (RePEc). Research Papers in Economics (RePEc).
- These Economic Growth Resources www
These pages are designed as a resource for researchers studying economic growth. Economic Growth Resources.
- A Econometric Institutes and Research Centers in the World www
A directory of links, Institutes and Research Centers in the World, arranged by country and state. Econometric Institutes and Research Centers in the World.
- Designed Econometric Resources on the Net www
Designed to assist econometrics students and practicing econometricians, Resources on the Net, by John Kane. Econometric Resources on the Net.
- A SocioSite www
A multi-purpose guide for social scientists. SocioSite. A reference for researching any subject in society. Editor: Dr. Albert Benschop (University of Amsterdam). SocioSite.
- Alexa: Economics Social Sciences
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Economics Social Sciences
- DMOZ: Economics Social Sciences
dmoz.org Directory: Economics Social Sciences