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Economics: U.S. Regional Data

This guide provides an overview of research methods and the Fordham University Library's collection of economics resources.

A to Z (Fordham Library Database)

Bureau of Economic Analysis - Regional Data (Internet)

The Bureau of Economic Analysis' Regional Economic Accounts site offers information about the geographic distribution of U.S. economic activity and growth. The estimates of gross domestic product by state and state and local area personal income, and the accompanying detail, provide a consistent framework for analyzing and comparing individual state and local area economies.

EconData (Internet)

EconData.net is designed to help practitioners, researchers, students and other data users quickly gain access to relevant state and substate socioeconomic data.  It is sponsored by the Economic Development Administration as a service to regional data users.

NYC Open Data (Internet)

NYC Open Data contains data sets produced by various NYC agencies and other City organizations. Currently, NYC Open Data supports many file formats. Data sets are presented by category, by agency, and by other City organization. Details about the data set (metadata) are provided alongside the download link.

StateMaster.com (Internet)

StateMaster is a unique statistical database which allows you to research and compare a multitude of different data on US states. We have compiled information from various primary sources such as the US Census Bureau, the FBI, and the National Center for Educational Statistics. More than just a mere collection of various data, StateMaster goes beyond the numbers to provide you with visualization technology like pie charts, maps, graphs and scatterplots. We also have thousands of map and flag images, state profiles, and correlations.

U.S. Regional Data - St. Louis Federal Reserve ("FRED") (Internet)

FRED® is a database of over 45,000 economic time series from 41 sources. With FRED®, you can download data in Microsoft Excel and text formats and view charts of data series.    

Federal Reserve Bank of New York - Regional Economy (Internet)

Frequently used regional indicators on general economic conditions, employment, housing, income and inflation.

NationMaster.com (Internet)

NationMaster is a massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations.  It provides access to a vast compilation of data from such sources as the CIA World Factbook, UN, and OECD. Using the form above, you can generate maps and graphs on all kinds of statistics with ease.

RFE: Resources for Economists on the Internet - U.S. Macro and Regional Data (Internet)

Primary macro and regional sites that generate data (many long series).

Business Statistics of the United States 2013 [Library electronic resource]

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