University of California, San Diego
A listing of 863 Internet sites of numeric Social Science statistical data, data catalogs, data libraries, social science gateways, addresses and more.
Library of business and economic literature
Electronic study guides, methodological materials, and scholarly monographs on economics, finance, management and marketing. In a separate section, there are reviews and scholarly articles on economic, managerial, and marketing issues in organizations.
Library of Economics and Liberty
The library is dedicated to advancing the study of economics, markets, and liberty. It offers a unique combination of resources for students, teachers, researchers, and aficionados of economic thought. It has e-books, articles, electronics encyclopedia, etc. The website is provided by Liberty Fund, Inc., a private, educational foundation.
Oxford University Press Reading Room
offers scholars and students the opportunity to sample chapters and other extracts from a wide range of its new publications.
Open Educational Resources
Open Educational Resources (OERs) are digitized materials offered freely and openly for educators, students and self-learners to use and re-use for teaching, learning and research.
Princeton University Press - Sample Chapters: Sociology
Cambridge University Press - Sample Chapters: Social Theory
Cambridge University Press - Sample Chapters: Sociology of Religion
Library of full-text books on Economics (in Russian)
Princeton University Press Sample Chapters in Economics
Cambridge University Press - Sample Chapters: General Economics
Cambridge University Press - Sample Chapters: Microeconomics
Cambridge University Press - Sample Chapters: Economic Theory and Philosophy
Cambridge University Press - Sample Chapters: Public Economics and Political Economy
Cambridge University Press - Sample Chapters: Economic History
Cambridge University Press - Sample Chapters: International & Development Economics
Cambridge University Press - Sample Chapters: Economic Systems
Cambridge University Press - Sample Chapters: Macroeconomics & Monetary Economics
Cambridge University Press - Sample Chapters: Econometrics
Cambridge University Press - Sample Chapters: Political Economy
Publications and Datasets
Articles from the Federal Reserve Bulletin
The site provides an abstract for each selected article, which are report and analyze economic developments, and discuss bank regulatory issues.
Business Cycle Indicators
The site provides "leading indicators" or "leading economic indicators," are used by economists to measure business cycles.
Cost of Living Calculator
The site uses the historical Consumer Price Index for urban consumers (CPI-U) to convert dollar values between different years.
Economics Education and Research Consortium (EERC)
EERC is devoted to economic education and research in the CIS. The consortium online library provides access to more than 7000 working papers, conference reports and newsletter.
Economic Growth Resources
lnks to a wide variety of resources related to economic growth, including data sets and journals.
History Of Economic Thought
Developed by graduate students, this site is a resource that lists economists and schools which focus on economic thought.
Institute for International Economics
The Institute for International Economics is a "private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research institution devoted to the study of international economic policy." This web site contains short abstracts and press releases of books published by the Institute. Speeches, testimonies and essays by the staff at the Institute on a variety of international economics issues are also available as is a collection of working papers published since 1994.
Monthly Economic Indicators
From the U.S. government, provides statistical data including Gross Domestic Product, consumer and producer price indexes, retail and wholesale trade, industrial production, building permits and housing starts, new construction and foreign trade.
NetEc - "NetEc is a volunteer effort to improve the communication of research in economics via electronic media, consisting of:
- Information on printed working papers on BibEc,
- Data about electronic working papers on WoPEc,
- Code for Economics and Econometrics on CodEc,
- World Wide Web Resources in Economics on WebEc.
Stockholm School of Economics Working Papers
The site provides lnks to discussion and working papers, research reports, and other related publications.
Web Resources for International Economics & Business
Comprehensive coverage of international business and economics.
ERCOMER - the European Research Centre on Migration and Ethnic Relations
The European Research Centre on Migration and Ethnic Relations within the Department of General Social Sciences of the University of Utrecht, is devoted to the specialized study of migration and ethnic relations in Europe.
European Migration Information Network
The ultimate objective of EMIN is to provide "one-stop-shopping" for information on international migration for the widest user-group.
Forced Migration Online
Forced Migration Online (FMO) provides access to a wide variety of online resources concerning the situation of forced migrants worldwide.
USAID Development Experience Clearinghouse: Health, Population, & Nutrition
lnks to full text reports on population and health topics, for developing countries.
UN System Pathfinder: Population
The purpose of this Pathfinder is to identify major publications of the organizations comprising the United Nations system.
United Nations Commission on Population and Development
U.N. Economic Comission for Europe - Population Activities Unit(PAU)
PAU is a joint unit of the Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). PAU generates and disseminates research on population studies, and coordinates information sharing among a variety of governmental and intergovernmental agencies. The web site provides access to lists of publications as well.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Contains full-text of several publications, news and updates on refugee situations around the world, and information on UNHCR activities and functions.
United Nations Population Division
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
The United Nations Population Fund home page provides a variety of demographic, population, and family planning information from around the world, including reports of meetings, technical reports, press releases and statements.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics. The BLS is an independent US statistical agency that collects, processes, analyzes, and disseminates essential statistical data.
Electronic Statistics Handbook
"StatSoft Inc. provides this electronic textbook on the use of statistics in laboratory research, business, social sciences, datamining, and engineering, among other fields. There is also a detailed glossary and extensive bibliography.
This site includes statistics on petroleum, natural gas, coal, electricity, nuclear energy, etc. It also has the full text of the Annual Energy Outlook and the International Energy Outlook. From the Energy Information Administration of the U.S. Department of Energy.
Provided by Yale University, this site allows the user to do macroeconomic modeling. "It is a resource for business forecasters, government policy analysts, macroeconomic researchers, teachers, and students."
This site provides an entry way to access U.S. Government information online. Access to reports by
Industry number (through the Bureau of the Census at the Department of Commerce), Census of Population and Housing (also through the Bureau of the Census at the Department of Commerce), and other U.S. economic data.
IDB - International Data Base
The International Data Base (IDB) is a computerized data bank containing statistical tables of demographic, and socio-economic data for all countries of the world.
International Monetary Fund's Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board
The International Monetary Fund's Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board (DSBB) provides lnks to key information about economic and financial data disseminated by member countries that subscribe to the IMF's Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS).
Social Indicators of Development
Interactive query of the World Bank's dataset containg 125 socioeconomic variables from more than 170 economies for the period 1965-1993.
From the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN-ECE), this site includes lnks to various statistical sources internationally.
Trends in Developing Economies
Trends in Developing Economies (TIDE) provides brief reports on most of the World Bank's borrowing countries.
United Nations Statistics Division
From the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, this page is a gateway to lnks to statistics, methodology, publications, data sets and contact information.
World Development Indicators Site
From the World Bank, the World Development Indicators web site provides access to a selection of current data from the most recent issue of WDI.
A Sociological Tour Through Cyberspace
A site developed by Michael C. Kearl at Trinity University in San Antonio, TX.
Glossary of Selected Social Science Computing Terms and Social Science Data Terms
A Sociological Information System based at the University of Amsterdam, Holland
A comprehensive guide to sociology online developed by Julian Dierkes.
WWW Virtual Library: Sociology
Provides lnks to a variety of resources throughout the world.
Eurasia Health Web site
Covers a variety of population and health issues, reaching medical professionals, sociologists and demographers
International Research Exchange
IREX maintains a list serve with notifications of scholarships, meetings, conferences, and seminars.
Johnson's Russia List
Oriented towards politics, this list serve reaches over 200 top scholars focusing on Russia and the FSU (free)
National Council for Russian, East European and Eurasian Research
This American organization funds collaborative projects and short-term travel grants.
National Science Foundation, Social and Economic Sciences
This division of the US NSF provides descriptions of currently funded research and a searchable database of grant abstracts in addition to information concerning present programs and recommendations for applications.
Social Science Research Council
The Social Science Research Council Eurasia section supports collaborative projects and dissertation workshops on themes related to the languages and cultures of Eurasia.
South Caucasus Regional Initiative
A World Bank summary site of development projects in the region
USAID Europe/Eurasia Section
Postings on regional and national programs of the United States Agency for International Development
Reference Sources (Encyclopedias, Dictionaries)
http://eh.net/encyclopedia/ - EH.Net Encyclopedia of Economic and Business History is designed to provide students and laymen with high quality reference articles in the field. Articles for the Online Encyclopedia are written by experts, screened by a group of authorities, and carefully edited. A distinguished Advisory Board recommends entry topics, assists in the selection of authors, and defines the project's scope.
The Handbook for Economics Lecturers - This is a set of guides to inform and improve the practices of university teachers of economics. The guides, though self-contained, are grouped under four section headings of teaching, assessment, course design and evaluation. Each guide has been written and edited by academic economists with experience of a particular aspect of learning and teaching practice.
Nelson - Online Dictionary of the Social Sciences
Elmer- Social Science Resource Center
A Glossary of Political Economy Terms
The Free Dictionary
British Library of Political and Economic Science
I B S S - International Bibliography of the Social Sciences
Social Science Information Gateway - SOSIG
Research Resources for the Social Sciences
Social Sciences, Humanities, General Reference - INFOMINE
The WWW Virtual Library
Journal of Statistics Education (JSE) - disseminates knowledge for the improvement of statistics education at all levels, including elementary, secondary, post-secondary, post-graduate, continuing, and workplace education.
JSE is available for no charge. If you wish to receive e-mail announcements when new issues are published (or if you have questions or comments about JSE), please send an e-mail to the Editorial Assistant, Denise Riker(firstname.lastname@example.org).
International Journal on the Teaching and Learning of Statistics
Resource in Statistics (in Russian)
Economic Sociology (in Russian)
Portals and Search Engines
Social Science Search Engines and Portals
Google Scholar - enables you to search specifically for peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. Google Scholar returns results from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles.
Scirus - the most comprehensive science-specific search engine on the Internet. Driven by the latest search engine technology, Scirus searches over 167 million science-specific Web pages.
Research Resources - contains links, proprietary information, and searches for all types of researchers and seekers of information, particularly those in the social sciences.
EcEdWeb - The Economic Education Web is your portal to economic education resources in all forms and at all levels. Select from the menu above to find exciting material for teaching economics.
Web Center for Social Research Methods - This website is for people involved in applied social research and evaluation. You'll find lots of resources and links to other locations on the Web that deal in applied social research methods.
Dr. T's EconLinks.com - The site provides economics news, data, analysis and links to carefully screened sources on the Web. It also facilitates communication among economists, students, and anyone interested in economics, business or finance.
Game Theory - Game Theory.net provides resource material to educators and students of game theory and its applications to economics, business, political science, computer science, and other disciplines.
World-Gazetteer - provides demographic information for countries, their administrative areas, cities, and towns, arranged alphabetically by country name. General statistics relating to world population and images of each country's national flag are also available.
Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI) - The World Wide Web of Demography Information resources
Azerbaijan General Search Engines and Portals
Azerbaijan Development Gateway
News Agencies, Online Newspapers and Magazines
Caspian Business News
Azertaj State News Agency
Government and State Institutions in Azerbaijan
Office of the President
The Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan
The Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Azerbaijan
The Ministry of Taxes of the Republic of Azerbaijan
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Ministry of Economical Development of the Republic of Azerbaijan
The Ministry of Public Health of the Republic of Azerbaijan
The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Azerbaijan
The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Azerbaijan
The Ministry of Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan
The Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Azerbaijan
The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Azerbaijan
The Constitutional Court
National Bank of Azerbaijan
State Social Protection Fund
Central Election Commission
State Customs Committee Of Azerbaijan Republic
Academic and Scientific Institutions in Azerbaijan
Baku State University
Azerbaijan State Economic University
Azerbaijan Academy of Sciences
Odlar Yurdu University
Professional Associations and Networks around the World
International Sociological Association
Asociacion Latinoamericana de Sociologia
European Sociological Association
North Carolina Sociological Association
The Society for Applied Sociology
Union of International Associations
European Sociology Students' Association
Social Science Research Network
American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies
American Political Science Association
American Economics Association
Central Eurasian Studies Society
European Association for Population Studies
European Economic Association
European Sociological Association
Population Association of America
Global Development Network