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In our 3rd Floor, Paterno Library offices
Drop-in or by appointment
Monday–Friday
9am–5pm, as available.

At Smeal College of Business, Atrium
Monday–Thursday
1:30–4:30pm
Fall and Spring semesters.

 

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by e-mail and telephone.

Business Library
Contact Directory

Schreyer Business Library
3rd Floor, Paterno Library
University Park, PA 16802

 

After 5pm and Weekends

Research Hub
2nd Floor, Paterno Library
Phone: 814-865-4861
 

 

U.S. General Sources

Data.gov "home of the U.S. government's open data"

Historical Statistics of the United States from earliest times to the present

National Economic Trends [Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis]

Statistical Abstract of the United States

 

 

Population

 

Public Finance

Budget of the United States Government

Bureau of the Public Debt, U.S. Dept. of the Treasury

Economic Report of the President, Council of Economic Advisors

Monetary Trends, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Treasury Bulletin

 

 

Labor, Employment & Earnings

Bureau of Labor Statistics

  • Inflation and consumer spending
  • Wages, earnings & benefits
  • Productivity
  • Current Employment Statistics
  • Industry data

Current Population Survey, U.S. Census Bureau and Bureau of Labor Statistics

Employment and Earnings [see Bureau of Labor Statistics for related statistics]

Employment, Hours, and Earnings, State and Areas [see Bureau of Labor Statistics for related statistics]

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

 

Income, Expenditures & Wealth

Bureau of Economic Analysis

  • Gross Domestic Product
  • National Income & Product Accounts
  • Balance of Payments (international trade)
  • Personal income & outlays
  • Gross State Product
  • State & local personal income

Council of Economic Advisors (see especially, Economic Report of the President)

Monetary Trends, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

National Economic Trends, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

National Income and Product Accounts of the U.S.

Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID)

Regional Economic Accounts, Bureau of Economic Analysis

RECON - Regional Economic Conditions, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

State and Local Personal Income<, Bureau of Economic Analysis

 

 

Prices

 

Industries

 

Pennsylvania

 

Additional Economic Statistics

Business Cycle Indicators

Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)

DataFerrett (Federated Electronic Research, Review, Extraction and Tabulation Tool), U.S. Census Bureau and Bureau of Labor Statistics

EconData.Net

  • State and substate socioeconomic data
  • links to public and private data sources on the Web

Economic Census (every five years)

EconoMagic.com: Economic Time Series

FRED®, Federal Reserve Economic Data
A database of over 3000 U.S. economic time series.

NBER Data, National Bureau of Economic Research

Social Sciences Statistics & Data Penn State Libraries research guide

 

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