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Amanda Camelo

Economics Major


Career & Internship Opportunities

Smith & Hawkin
USDA Public Service Leaders Scholarship Program
ATHGO International
Bank of America
Wells Fargo
Federal Reserve
Board of Governors
Koch Associate Program
Lockheed Martin

Economic Data Links

ACCRA Cost of Living Index: provides cost of living measures by city.

Bureau of Economic Analysis: links to other federal data sources and the survey of current business conditions

America's Career InfoNet: provides recent data about occupations, their wages for states and the country, and trends in employment and job growth. Also contains profiles of states by several demographic stats.

Bureau of Labor Statistics: labor data for nation and regions; price indices; benefits, etc.

Census Bureau: links to 70 federal agencies that collect data as well as state and international statistics.

CIA Factbook: Statistics on countries throughout the world.

Current Population Survey: summary stats from CPS, the survey instrument, etc.

CPS March 2005 extract Dismal.com: Contains macro and regional data series, forecasts on some variables, and links to other web sites with data.

DRI data for Eviews: Wealth of macro data for U.S. with a description of how to with E-views (complements of Nick Noble).

Dr. T's Econ Data and Analysis Links Economagic: Macroeconomic time series data.

Econometrics Laboratory Software Archive: Data available from Berkeley and links to other data web sites. Downloads available for CPS, CES, Census, Patents and others.

Economic Data from Galileo Provides links to wide variety of economic data web sites.

Employee Benefits Survey: BLS data on employee benefits (pensions, health insurance, vacation, etc).

EconData: national income and product accounts (NIPA),labor statistics, price indices, current business indicators, industrial production, information on states and regions, as well as international data.

Economic Report of the President: The text and tables from the 1997 Report.

Federal Reserve Banks

Fred: Federal Reserve Economic Data. Historical financial and economic data that is easy to download.

HRS and AHEAD: Contains the micro data for the health and retirement survey and the assets and health dynamics of the oldest old.

IPUMS. Data extraction system to create samples of U.S. census data. Compliments of Univ. of Minnesota.

ICPSR: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research. Listing of data available and descriptions of data bases.

National Center for Education Statistics.

NBER data: data from the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration: Includes data on injury rates and fatalities.

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Penn World Tables: Data on countries throughout the world.

PSID: Contains the codebooks and data for the Panel Study of Income Dynamics.

SIPP. Survey of Income and Program Participation.

Statistical Abstract of the U.S. contains a collection of statistics (over 1400 tables and graphs) on social, economic, and international subjects.

Statistics of Income: wealth of information about the financial composition of individuals, business taxpayers, tax exempt organizations and more. This data has been sampled from all kinds of returns and sorted in lots of interesting ways.

Statistical Resources on the Web: University of Michigan web site with links to data resources.

STAT-USA: The National Trade Data Bank (NTDB) is the U.S. Government's most comprehensive source of international trade data and export promotion information. Types of information on the NTDB include: International Market Research, Export Opportunities; Indices of foreign and domestic companies; how-to market guides; Reports on demographic, political, and socio-economic conditions for hundreds of countries; and much more.

Statistical Abstract of the U.S.: contains 1995-97 editions. A wealth of statistics on employment, income, prices, financial data, etc. Great reference.

Survey of Consumer Finances: The Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF) is a triennial survey of the balance sheet, pension, income, and other demographic characteristics of U.S. families. The survey also gathers information on use of financial institutions. The links to the surveys from 1983 to 1995 provide summary results of the surveys, codebooks and related documentation, and full public data sets. Also included here are the data and related information from the 1962 Survey of Financial Characteristics of Consumers and the 1963 Survey of Changes in Family Finances.

U.S. Department of Commerce data from the National Income and Products Account (NIPA): real GDP and its components, personal income, and corporate profits, several price indices, U.S. International Transactions and "Trade in Goods and Services" data from the last few years; per-capita and total personal income data for the last few years for states and various regions.

U.S. Department of Labor contains links to Bureau of Labor Statistics official databases; MSHA data on mining accidents and injury statistics; OSHA data on occupational injury & illness incidence rates; Data from other government agencies; and the Economics and Statistics Administration which is a good source for economic, and demographic information collected by the Federal Government.

U.S. Macro and Regional Data: a list of approximately 30 web sites with economic data.

World Inequality Database: Data on income inequality by country including Gini indexes.

World Bank: Stats and maps on other countries.