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Economics

Print Sources -- Books

The Reference Section, located on the fifth floor of the Broward County Main Library, has a small collection of reference materials related to economics. Circulating books related to economics are located on the fourth floor of the Broward County Main Library.

Note: Books on economics are available at most branches of the Broward County Library and are generally classified in the 330 Dewey Decimal section of the library. Call your local branch library for additional information.

Reference Databases

Business and Company Resource Center  provides links to full-text articles from business journals on a wide variety of business topics, including economics. It is accessible from any computer by following these steps:

  • Click on " Find Materials"
  • Click on " Free Online Resources"
  • Click on " Business and Investments"
  • Click on " Business and Company Resource Center"

Links to Websites on Economics

 Additional information on economics may be found on the following websites:

Librarians Internet Index: Websites You Can Trust
http://lii.org  

This is a searchable and annotated subject directory of internet resources selected and evaluated by librarians for their usefulness to users of public libraries. Select " Business" and then " Economics" or type a keyword in the search box.

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
www.nber.org

NBER provides current information on the status of the U.S. economy and the status of NBER-sponsored research in the field of economics.

Resources for Economists on the Internet
http://rfe.org

Sponsored by the American Economic Association, this site lists internet resources of interest to economists and others who are interested in economics. It includes an Economic Search Engine which indexes several thousand economic websites around the world.

Links to Federal Websites on Economics

The federal government provides a great deal of information relating to economic analysis, much of which can be found online.

Censtats
http://censtats.census.gov/cbpsic/cbpsic.shtml

This web page, of the U.S. Census Bureau, includes County Business Patterns, Zip Code Business Patterns, and Metro Business Patterns.

Economic Indicators
www.economicindicators.gov

This web page, of the Economics and Statistics Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce, provides timely access to the daily releases of the key economic indicators from the Bureau of Economic analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau. Economic indicators include gross domestic product, U.S. international trade, construction, residential sales, personal income and outlays, wholesale and retail sales, retail e-commerce sales, and others.

Monthly Labor Review Online
www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/mlrhome.htm

This web page, of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), provides full-text articles with links to related BLS programs.

Survey of Current Business
www.bea.gov/scb/index.htm

This web page, of the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, provides the full-text of the monthly journal.

Community Resources

The Broward Alliance
110 E. Broward Blvd.
Suite 1990
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
     Phone:    954-524-3113 or 1-800-741-1420
     Fax:        954-524-3167
     E-mail:    infor@browardalliance.org
     Website:  www.browardalliance.org
 
Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce
512 NE 3rd Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
     Phone:    954-462-6000
     Website:  www.ftlchamber.com