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Global Economic Crisis

Economy: Global Economic Crisis & Recovery Links  - News, Statistics, Indicators, Credit, Mortgages, Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, & Related Resources and Information.

The Financial Crisis: A Timeline of Events and Policy Actions - From the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

Crisis: The Global Economy - An Emmy award-winning interactive presentation that explores how the crisis happened and what it might mean for businesses and international affairs in the future.

The Recession in Perspective - Compares output and employment changes during the present recession with the same data for the 10 previous recessions. Compare length of recession, depth of recession, or limit the data to one state.

Business Links

AnnualReports.com - Free financial annual reports and Form 10Ks.

The Ascent of Money - Emmy award winning series that shows how economic events affected the world throughout history. Key aspects of the economy and business are explained.

BELL: The Business Ethics Links Library - Aspires to provide students and professionals with a comprehensive, searchable database of company and professional codes of ethics, corporate social responsibility statements, and regulatory agencies available on the Web.

Big Charts - Provides access to professional-level research tools such as interactive stock charts, quotes, industry analysis and intraday stock screeners, as well as market news and commentary. Part of the Wallstreet Journal Digital Network. 

Biznar - A deep web business search engine that searches news, research, patents, and social media.

Bureau of Labor Statistics - Provides quick access to data from current employment statistics, Consumer Price Index, Producer Price Index, Occupational Outlook Handbook, compensation surveys, and other of government statistics. The Bureau of Labor Statistics is an agency within the U.S. Department of Labor.

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre - Tracking the positive and negative impacts of over 5,000 companies.

Business Internet Links - Organized by subject. Recommended by the Library of Congress. 

Government Portals related to business and the economy.

Business Regulations - Doing Business provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms in 183 economies and selected cities at the subnational level.  

BusinessUSA.gov - Links to local and national information for potential and current business owners. 

Business Wire - The news section contains press releases from around the world.

Business Writing Blog - "Talk, tips, and best picks for writers on the job".

CEOExpress - Designed to be the business executive's interface to the Internet.

CNNMoney - CNN's online financial network. 

CorpWatch - A non-profit research group that investigates and exposes corporate violations of human rights, environmental crimes, fraud, and corruption around the world.

Economic History Services - Gateway to resources in the field of economic history. Includes abstracts, book reviews, course syllabi, a calendar of events, electronic mailing lists, and links to scholarly organizations.

Economic Indicators - Quick access to economic indicators from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Economic Information Portal for librarians and students.

Economics Study Guides - Written by graduate students for Shmoop.

Economics U$A 21st Century Video Series - Explore the fundamentals of economic history, theory, and practice, including microeconomics and macroeconomics, through interviews with Nobel Prize-winning economists.

Economist Country Profiles

Forbes - The latest issues of Forbes Magazin.

Ethics Education Library - A collection of case studies, online tutorials, best practices, teaching, and assessment methods.

Export.gov - Information on exporting for U.S. companies.

Free Management Library - The focus of the library is on free, on-line management resources. The term management includes the activities necessary to plan, organize, lead and coordinate activities in an organization, whether for-profit or nonprofit.

Global Consumption Database -  A free database on consumer spending patterns in developing countries from the World Bank.

globalEDGE - Your Source for Global Business Knowledge - Knowledge web-portal that connects international business professionals worldwide to a wealth of information, insights, and learning resources on global business activities.

IDEA - SEC filings, financial information on public companies.

Internal Revenue Service - Presents a searchable format for forms and publications from the IRS, as well as many links giving tax information for individuals, businesses, charities, tax professionals, and others.

International Monetary Fund - Data and Statistics on the global economy.

Internet Public Library: Business & Economics - List of subject categorized links.

Business and Economics Associations on the 'Net

ItunesU - Educational content from hundreds of universities including lectures, slideshows, PDFs, films, exhibit tours and audiobooks, most of it available for free. For PCs, download free Quicktime with itunes.

Measuring Worth - Makes available to the public the highest quality and most reliable historical data on important economic aggregates, with particular emphasis on nominal measures.

Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) - Provides information on regulations, standards, news and publications regarding workplace safety and health.


Patent and Trademark Library - OSU's patent and trademark assistance.

Professional and Technical Writing Section on OWL at Purdue - Covers workplace writing and business writing.

Small Business Administration - Gives information on how to start, finance, and expand your business, regulations; disaster assistance; and local resources (including free classes and workshops).

Special Issues Index - Search for key statistics on products, industries, markets, and consumers, and are indispensable for business research.

Technology Review - MIT's award-wining website on emerging technologies.

Thomas Register of American Manufactures - Provides information on over 155,000 companies.

U.S. Department of Commerce - Provides links to some of Commerce's major agencies: Census Bureau, Bureau of Economic Analysis, National Institute of Standards and Technology, and the Patent & Trademark Office.

U.S. Department of the Treasury - Resources on economic policy, financial markets and institutions, international standards and codes, and tax policy.

U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) - Trade information including U.S. imports and exports data and industry and economic analysis.

The World Bank Group - The official site for the World Bank.

Statistics by country and topic

Investing Links

Beginner's Guide to Mutual Funds - Research guide and links from Internet Public Library.

Big Charts - market news and research tools.

Company Documents

Investing LinksEuropean Market, and International Investing Links recommended by the Library of Congress.

Invest Ed - Investor Education Program, sponsored by the University of Oklahoma

Investor.gov from the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Technology News