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  • Economic Research - St. Louis Fed
    Economic data from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
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  • International Historical Statistics
    Contains downloadable data drawn from and updating the 3 volume print reference work International Historical Statistics 1750-2005. IHS covers a wide range of topics including: the economy, trade, population, labor, education, migration and transportation with data spanning 260 years (1750-2010). The data is organized by regions which are presented as: The Americas, Europe, and Asia + Oceania. Tables can be downloaded as PDF or Excel documents.
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  • NBER Working Papers
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  • New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics Online
    The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd edition, edited by Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume, 2008. Contains over 1,850 articles by more than 1,500 of the world's leading economists. Updated quarterly.
    Based on The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, edited by Eatwell, Milgate and Newman, 1987, but with 80% new material. 1987 edition also included; can be searched separately or together with the 2008 edition.
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    Global statistics from the Statistics Division, Department of Economic & Social Affairs, United Nations.

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This is a different service from Get This, which will request materials available on the Ann Arbor campus.

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