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Open Educational Resources - Economics: Open Data

Open Educational Resources Guide Key

 Open - free to use and repurpose

 Free - free to use

 Affordable - available at low cost

 Free North Shore - available to NSCC students and faculty

Consumer Price Index

bureau of labor statistics

Consumer Price Index (U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics):

CPI provides monthly data on prices paid by consumers for goods and services.




EDGAR (Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval): U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC):

EDGAR contains statements, periodic reports and other forms filed by all companies, foreign and domestic.




Investopedia provides a dictionary of terms related to business, finance and the economy, as well as graphs and articles on many aspects of the business world.

free Administration & Finance

Mass.Gov: Executive Office of Administration and Finance--Government Data and Documents:

Mass.Gov is repository for government data and documents for the State of Massachusetts.


Data Ferrett

data ferrett

DataFerrett is a data analysis and extraction tool that is used to customize federal, state, and local data. An unlimited number of customized spreadsheets can be created and in turn be transformed into graphs and maps without the need for additional software.

free  open

EH Net

e h net

EH.Net: Economic History Association:

EH.Net provides an encyclopedia and articles related to various topics in economic history.


Market Watch

market watch

MarketWatch contains up-to-the-minute data from stock markets all over the world. Also included are charts and articles on various economic topics, from the Fed, personal finance, real estate, etc.


World Bank

world bank

World Bank Open Data provides access to graphs, charts and articles on economic development in countries around the globe.

free open