Federal Government

Executive Branch:

White House

Department of Commerce

Department of Labor

Department of the Treasury and its Treasury Bullentin.

Legislative Branch:


Congressional Budget Office (CBO). Created in 1974, the CBO's mission is "to provide the Congress with objective, timely, nonpartisan analyses needed for economic and budget decisions and with the information and estimates required for the Congressional budget process"

General Accounting Office (GAO). "The General Accounting Office is the investigative arm of Congress. Charged with examining matters relating to the receipt and disbursement of public funds, GAO performs audits and evaluations of Government programs and activities."

Library of Congress

  • THOMAS, comprehensive legislative information

Independent Agencies:

Central Intelligence Agency
  • The World Factbook, contains economic, demographic, political and social profiles for all countries

Federal Reserve System

  • Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
  • Fed In Print: an Index to Federal Reserve Economic Research (San Francisco)
  • The "Beige Book," summarizes economic current conditions across Federal Reserve Districts.

General Resources:

  • FEDSTATS, "More than 70 agencies in the United States Federal Government produce statistics of interest to the public. The Federal Interagency Council on Statistical Policy maintains this site to provide easy access to the full range of statistics and information produced by these agencies for public use"