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ECON: Economics: Websites

This guide will help you find information about Economics, including economic theories, statistical data, economic indicators, and biographical information about famous economists.

Suggested Websites

The Internet provides access to a variety of information, but not all of it is accurate, reliable, current or unbiased. The websites listed on this page are maintained by reputable organizations and contain trustworthy information.

Government Agencies

Professional Organizations

Think Tanks & Other Organizations

 

Sources for Economic & Demographic Data

  Pennsylvania State Data Center website

Pennsylvania State Data Center publications "Pennsylvania Facts 2020" and

"2019 Detailed Population Estimates"

 

Pennsylvania Center for Workforce Information & Analysis website

Employment profiles for Northampton County and Monroe County

Lists of top 50 employers and industries in Northampton County and Monroe County

 

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics – Pennsylvania page

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics publication "Pennsylvania’s Economy at a Glance"

 

U.S. Census Bureau – Demographic data for Pennsylvania, Northampton County and Monroe County

 

U.S. Department of Agriculture publication

"Agricultural Statistics Annual Bulletin: Pennsylvania"

 

 

U.S. Department of Commerce website

The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis is part of the Department of Commerce. They collect data on a wide variety of economic topics, including foreign trade and investment; our gross domestic product; consumer income and spending; employment; and inflation. To locate statistics about a particular industry, go to the "Industry Facts" page and select a sector of the economy from the drop-down menu.