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Economics: Welcome!

Resources and web sites to support learning micro- and macroeconomics.

Guided Pathways

The  Economics Associates of Arts degree (AA) is in the Liberal Arts program of ACC's Guided Pathways.

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2023 Nobel Prize in Economics Winner


9 October 2023

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2023 to

Claudia Goldin
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA

“for having advanced our understanding of women’s labour market outcomes”

This year’s Laureate in the Economic Sciences, Claudia Goldin, provided the first comprehensive account of women’s earnings and labour market participation through the centuries. Her research reveals the causes of change, as well as the main sources of the remaining gender gap.

Welcome! It's an exciting time to be researching in the field of economics!!!

Welcome to the Economics Research Guide. It will get you started with finding books, videos, articles, and websites. Need a little guidance?  Ask a Librarian! We're here to help you.

Navigate by clicking the tabs above and hovering over the Books/Videos and Technology/Web Sites tabs will get you to more content. Be sure to email me if you have a suggestion for a link, book, or database.  The Handy Tools tab is definitely worth a look, too!

Mobile Apps

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Apps (little software applications) allow you to customize your tablet to do the things you like to do. Some of the apps listed are free, while others are fee-based. Additionally, some apps are initially free, and then require in-app purchases if more features and functionality are desired. Listed, you will find some app recommendations we have come up with through trial, error, and our own experiences.

ACC Library Services does not endorse any fee-based apps nor it is liable for reimbursement of any apps paid for by patrons. Please refer to the Tablet Circulation Policy for further details.

Bloomberg: Business News -  Access to global business, stock market and finance news, and trending topics. Provides alerts on global stock positions and summarized financial, economic, and corporate information.(iOS)


Economic Times -  Coverage of Stock Market, Business, Finance, Sensex - BSE India, Nifty- NSE India, Personal Finance, Business and Economy News (iOS)


FRED Economic Data - Short for Federal Reserve Economic Data, FRED is an online database consisting of more than 72,000 economic data time series from 54 national, international, public, and private sources. (iOS)  


Khan Academy - Offers popular and accessible lessons on microeconomics, macroeconomics, finance, and capital markets. Extrememly popular with students. (iOS)


Cover artPrinciples of Economics - Study app covering basic micro and macroeconomic primers, providing concise and simple explanations of key economic concepts, theories and models (iOS

Microeconomics X-A study tool for microeconomics at the AP or intro college level. It integrates multiple choice quizzes, concise videos, flashcards, formula sheets, chapter summaries and a scratch pad. (iOS)

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