Mass Media



·         BBC Business news online (Economy headlines in particular): with the newsfeeds for business at

·         BBC 4 Radio, Factual Programmes

·         The Concise Encyclopaedia of Economics:




·         UK Government Departments:

o        Department of Work and Pensions (DWP):

o        Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR)

·         Trades Union Congress (TUC):

·         Confederation of British Industry (CBI):

·         European Union portal:

·         Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD):

·         World Economic Forum:


More links for news and data relevant to economists from:

·         Office of National Statistics (ONS) indicators online (Labour Market is the second head title): See also and

·         Institute of Social Sciences:

The portal with “Links/Resources” under the tab “Links for economists” at the Institute for the Study of Labour (IZA)