List of Websites

List of Websites

Think Tanks, Research Organizations

Economic Sociology and Political Economy: Facebook page that shares research in economic sociology and political economy;  job openings for professorships, fellowships and doctoral programs in social sciences.

American Enterprise Institute: Conservative think tank that stands for “limited government, private, interprise and individual liberty.”

Heritage Foundation: Conservative think tank that stands for the “principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense”

Cato Institute: Libertarian think tank founded by the Charles Koch Foundation, and advocates for “limited government, free markets, individual liberty, and peace”

American Institute for Economic Research: Independent, scientific, economic research think tank

Center for American Progress: Progressive public policy research and advocacy organization “dedicated to improving the lives of Americans through progressive ideas and action”

Brookings Institution: non-partisan think tank that provides research and education in economics, metropolitan policy, governance, foreign policy, global economy and development in order to “strengthen American democracy; foster the economic and social welfare, security and opportunity of all Americans; and secure a more open, safe, prosperous, and cooperative international system.”

Economic Policy Institute: liberal think tank that provides research on low- to moderate-income families in the United States and advocates in protecting and improving the living standards of working families.

Center for Economic and Policy Resarch: Liberal think-tank that provides research and education about econpomic and social problems to create an informed public that can “choose policies that lead to an improving quality of life, both for people within the United States and around the world.”

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Liberal policy think tank that analyzes fiscal policies and policy programs by federal and state governments in the US that “affect low- and moderate-income families and individuals.”

Council on Foreign Relations: Non-partisan think tank that specializes in US foreign policy and inernational affairs.

Peterson Institute for International Economics: non-partisan research institution devoted to the study of international economic policy, focusing on global macroeconomic policy, international finance and exchange rates, trade and investment, energy and the environment, and area studies of key economic regions.”

Progressive Policy Institute: Centrist, Democratic public polic think tank, focusing on American economic competitiveness, energy, health care, housing and financial service policies.

Rand Corporation: Global polict think tank that provides research and analysis to the US armed forces to improve policy-decisionmaking, and has a strong focus on economics and the hard sciences.

World Economic Forum: Swiss-based foundation that is “committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.” Organizes the annual World Economic Forum in Davos.

Bruegel: Non-partisan European think tank specializing in EU economic policies.

Even more think tanks (lists)
Harvard University- List of Think Tanks in US and Abroad:

Columbia University- List of Think Tanks:

Wikipedia- List of Think Tanks

University of Pennsylvania- Think Tank and Civil Societies Program (List of Think Tanks organized by category and quality/reputation):

Data Sources
OECD (Organization for Cooperation and Development):

World Bank:

International Monetary Fund:

CIA World Fact Book:

White House- Council of Economic Advisors:

White House- Office of Management and Budget:

Congressional Budget Office:

FedStats (statistics from over 100 federal agencies made available to the public):

Federal Reserve

USA Spending

Economics and Statistics Administration- U.S. Department of Commerce:

Finance Data Directory- U.S. Department of Treasury:

Tax Statistics- Internal Revenue Service:

U.S. Census (population statistics):

Bureau of Economic Analysis:

Economic Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis:

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia:

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

International Labor Organization:–en/index.htm

Bureau of Labor Statistics:

National Bureau of Economic Research:

EuroStat (statistics authority of the European Union):

Statistics Bureau (statistics authority of Japan):

Ministry of Statistics (statistics authority of India):

Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatistica (statistics authority of Brazil):

National Bureau of Statistics in China (statistics authority of China):

Statistics South Africa (statistics authority of South Africa):

Index Mundi (for quick economic data of countries):

Trading Economics (for quick economic data of countries):

Even more data sources (lists) (list of government data sources):

Electronic Data Center for Economic and Financial Data Resources- Emory University:

U.S. Data Sources- Library of Economics and Liberty (list of government data sources):

Economics Data Sources (list of government data sources)- University of California Davis:

Economics Research and Data (list of data sources)- William and Mary University:

Economic Data Sources (list of data sources)- Western Washington University:



American Economic Review:

Journal of Political Economy:

Journal of Economic Theory:

Journal of Econometrics:

Quarterly Journal of Economics:

Econometric Theory:

Review of Economic Studies:

Journal of Monetary Economics:

Cambridge Journal of Economics:

Annual Review of Economics (summary of recent economic research):

American Journal of Economics and Sociology:

European Journal of Political Economy:

International Journal of Political Economy:

Economic History Review:

Journal of Economic History:

Contributions to Political Economy:

Oxford Economic Papers:

Socio-Economic Review:

Studies in Political Economy:

Independent Review:

Monthly Review:

American Journal of Sociology

American Sociological Review

Social Forces

Sociological Forum

Even more journals (list)

Syracuse University (list of econometric journals):

Economic Journals on the Web (list of economic journals in the world):

Wikipedia (list of economic journals in the world):

WebEc- List of Economic Journals:

Economic Sociology- European Website (journals on economic sociology):

American Statistical Association (list of statistical journals):

American Economic Association (list of economic journals):

Newspapers, Magazines, Business news

Wall Street Journal (business news):

Forbes Magazine (business news):

Economist (business magazine):

Bloomberg (business news):

Financial Times (business news):

New York Times (political news):

Washington Post (political news):

Nation Magazine (political news):

Reuters (business news):

Business Journal (business news):

Bloomberg Businessweek (business magazine):

Harvard Business Review (business magazine):

Yale Economic Review (student publication on economic news):

Dollars and Sense (left-leaning economic news):

Spiegel International (German political and business magazine):

Guardian (British newspaper):

Corriere della Sera (Italian newspaper):

European Magazine (German-based political news):

Le Monde Diplomatique (French magazine):

Japan Times (Japanese newspaper):

China Daily (Chinese newspaper):

Rio Times (Brazilian newspapper):

Business Day Live (South African newspaper):

Al Jazeera (Qatar-based news):

Economic Times (Indian business news):

Moscow Times (Russian newspaper):

Business Spectator (Australian business news):

Even more business papers (list)
Wikipedia- List of business newspapers:

World Newspapers (list of world newspapers):

All You Can Read (top ten business magazines):

Mimosa Planet (top ten business magazines in English-speaking countries):

Chicago Tribune (Top 50 magazines):,0,3835.story


Project Syndicate
Opinion blog of world-renowned economists:

Economic policy analysis from economists:

Economist Blogs:

Economix Blogs- New York Times:

Economics Blog- Guardian:

Economists Forum- Financial Times Blogs:

Wall Street Journal Blogs:

Left Economics Advisory Panel (UK):

Equality Trust
UK research on income inequality:

Blog Hub of Union of Radical Political Economist:

Jack Rasmus (political economist):

Michael Roberts (economist):

Nouriel Roubini (economist):

Brad DeLong (economist):

Paul Krugman (economist):

Richard D. Wolff (economist):

Robert Reich (former US labor secretary):

Joseph Stiglitz (economist):

Greg Mankiw:

Marginal Revolution (Tyler Cowen):

Calculated Risk (Bill McBride):

Econ Browser (James D. Hamilton, Menzie Chinn):

Baseline Scenario (James Kwak):

Naked Capitalism (Lambert Strether and Yves Smith):

Beat the Press (Dean Baker, economist):

Stephanie Flanders (perspectives on UK Economy):

Even more blogs Economics Blogs:

Time Magazine (Top 25 Financial Blogs):,29569,2057116,00.html

Wall Street Journal (Best Economics Blogs): (63 recommended economics blogs):

Social Europe Journal (Europe’s best economics blogs):

Online Universities Weblog (100 best blogs for economics students):

Organizations and Resources at Penn

Penn College of Arts and Sciences
A complete list of research centers and programs offered by the college:

Social Science and Policy Forum
Presents current research on scoial, economic, legal and policy problems in US and the world; hosts conferences working papers, workshops and lectures:

Penn Institute for Economic Research
Provides forum for economists in the field of econometrics, empirical microeconomics, financial economics, international economics, macroeconomics, microeconomic theory, and political economy; holds conferences, lectures and workshops:

Christopher H. Browne Center for International Politics
Promotes research on international relations, international security, and international political economy; hosts lectures, speaker series, conferences and workshops:

Penn World Tables
Provided by the Center for International Comparisons of Production, Income and Prices; provides data on GDP expenditures, consumption of households, government consumption, domestic investment, net foreign balance, the world distribution of income, historic GDP estimates and many more:

Center for the Study of Contemporary China
Promotes interdisciplinary research on the political, legal, economics, and social factors shapring China and its role in the world today; hosts conferences, speaker series, and roundtables:

Annenberg Public Policy Center
Conducts research on communications and politics:

Wharton Public Policy Initiative
Conducts research to inform policy-makers on key economic and social issues, and invites students to contribute to public policy:

Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership
Provides research on making business practices more environmentally sustainable:

Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
Provides health services research, formulates policies to manage and finance the health care system

Center for Human Resources
Carries out research on human resources, talent management, labor relations, workforce training, education and diversity:

Knowledge @ Wharton
Wharton’s online journal:

Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program
Conducts research on policy institutions and think tanks as part of the international relations program:

Penn Political Review
Student publication for political news:

Daily Pennsylvanian
Student-run newspaper at Penn:

Lauder Institute
Wharton MBA program with international focus:

Huntsman Program
Wharton program in international studies and business:

Economics Department:

Political Science Department:

Sociology Department:

History Department:

Philosophy, Politics and Economics Department:

Urban Studies Department:

International Relations Program:

University Rankings and Listings

U.S. News and World Report
Rankings on best colleges, graduate schools, and online education programs:

Articles on graduate schools:

American Economics Association
List of economics graduate programs in the U.S.:

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