COURSE SPECIFICS
markets
media
politics '08
citizens/democracy
technology
difference
 
 
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markets

I know of your treaties with the Trade Federation, the Commerce Guilds, and the others, Count. What is happening here is not government that has been bought out by business... it's business becoming government! - Padme - Star Wars Episode II

Markets: War
Markets and Mercinaries MAPS
Daniel Bergner. 2005 NYT 8.14.05 “The Other Army.”
Peter W. Singer “Outsourcing War” Foreign Affaors, March 1, 2005


Markets: Econmic Data
GENERAL U.S. ECONOMIC DATA
BUDGET RESOURCES AND STATISTICS
U.S. MONETARY DATA AND INFORMATION
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC DATA
NEWSPAPERS-NEWSMAGAZINES-ZINES
ECONOMIC & POLITICAL THINK-TANKS
SELECTED ECONOMIC ISSUES
WEB SEARCH ENGINES

GENERAL U. S. ECONOMIC DATA

Bureau of Labor Statistics
U.S Treasury
Joint Economic Committee (economic news)
White House- economics briefing room

The Dismal Scientist is a great site for lots of very current economic information and links to regional as well as national data.
Bill Geoffe'spage of Economic Resources (overwhelming and complete)
Thomas Information Center (Library of Congress)

BUDGET RESOURCES AND DATA (Tax and Revenue)

National Debt Clock
Budget Simulation
Census Bureau - Fact Finder
IRS -

Vote Smart on Taxes




U.S. MONETARY DATA AND INFORMATION

Federal Reserve Board of Goverors website--includes links to historical information, policy, and economic data from the Fed.

Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED)





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NTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC DATA

OECD on line (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development)
World Trade Organization

EU | FTAA
Multinational Monitor links to international materials
Financial Services Authority (UK market regulation)



NEWSPAPERS-NEWSMAGAZINES-ZINES

Crayon! Create your own online newspaper with this site. (Developed by two engineering students at Bucknell!)

The New York Times (requires free subscription)
The Washington Post
MSNBC

The Economist
The Nation

U.S. News and World Reports
The Atlantic



ECONOMIC & POLITICAL THINK-TANKS

The Cato Institute

EPI (Economic Policy Institute)
Brookings
Economic Policy Network center on budget and policy priorities
Institute for Women's Policy Research



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ELECTED ISSUES

The New York Times - Special The Millennium Visions/Reflections

Working
The New York Times Special Report Downsizing of America
(requires subscription)
The Philadelphia Inquirer Special Report Who Stole the American Dream (part 1)



 

 

 

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