Key Economic Web Sites

This list identifies Web sites that provide timely, authoritative economic information for students, teachers, researchers, and citizens. Included are government departments, agencies, and commissions; nonprofit organizations and advocacy groups; and multilateral organizations.

Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts


African Development Bank

American Economic Association

Asian Development Bank

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

Bank of International Settlements

Bureau of Economic Analysis

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Bureau of the Census

Central Intelligence Agency

CME Group

Conference Board

Congressional Budget Office

Consumer Federation of America

Consumer Product Safety Commission

Consumers International

Department of Agriculture

Department of Commerce

Department of Energy

Department of Health and Human Services

Department of Housing and Urban Development

Department of Labor

Department of the Treasury

Economic Freedom Network

Energy Information Administration

Environmental Protection Agency

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

European Commission to the U.S.

European Free Trade Association

European Union


Federal Communications Commission

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Federal Reserve System

Federal Trade Commission


Freedom House

Government Accountability Office

Inter-American Development Bank

Internal Revenue Service

International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes International Co-operative Alliance

International Development Association

International Finance Corporation

International Labor Organization

International Monetary Fund

International Telecommunications Union

International Trade Administration

International Trade Commission

International Trade Union Confederation

Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency


National Association for Business Economics

National Bureau of Economic Research

National Cooperative Business Alliance

National Credit Union Administration

National Science Foundation

New York Stock Exchange Euronext

Office of Management and Budget

Office of the United States Trade Representative Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries

Patent and Trademark Office

Population Reference Bureau

Securities and Exchange Commission

Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

Small Business Administration

Social Security Administration Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Communication United Nations

UN Children's Fund

UN Conference on Trade and Development

UN Development Program

UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization UN Environmental Program

UN Population Fund

World Bank

World Economic Forum

World Federation of Exchanges

World Health Organization

World Intellectual Property Organization

World Resources Institute

World Trade Organization

Worldwatch Institute

World Wide Web Consortium