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Economics: Indicators / Data

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Economic Indicators

Economic Indicators - 1995-present
"...this monthly compilation is prepared for the Joint Economic Committee by the Council of Economic Advisors and provides economic information on prices, wages, production, business activity, purchasing power, credit, money and Federal finance."

Economic Indicators from the US Census   
Current and archived releases, available in excel, text or pdf format for download.   

Economy at a Glance from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics
Current and archived releases. Basic economic indicators presented for national and state levels.

Regional Indicators
The Carsey Institute at the University of New Hamphire provides interactive access to socio-economic indicators for urban and rural parts of the nation.

Additional Economic Statistics

OECD Factbook

OECD Factbook 2011

OECD Factbook
"The OECD Factbook is the most comprehensive statistical publication of the Organisation. It is a tool to evaluate the long-term trends in economic, environmental and social developments in OECD countries using solid and comparable indicators..."

Statistical Abstract of the United States

ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States

Statistical Abstract of the United States
 - Statistics

A one-volume, comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.

A guide is available from ProQuest:
Quick Start: Statistical Abstract of the United States Online Edition

Note: As of 2013, the Statistical Abstract is provided via ProQuest. 

Earlier editions, 1878-2012, are available from the U.S. Census Bureau.