Mass Media

Mass-media:

 

·         BBC Business news online (Economy headlines in particular): http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/default.stm with the newsfeeds for business at http://newsrss.bbc.co.uk/rss/newsonline_uk_edition/business/rss.xml

·         BBC 4 Radio, Factual Programmes  http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/radio/bbc_radio_four/factual/money?sort=dateavailable

·         The Concise Encyclopaedia of Economics: http://www.econlib.org/library/CEECategory.html

Organisations

Organisations:

 

·         UK Government Departments:

o        Department of Work and Pensions (DWP): http://www.dwp.gov.uk/

o        Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR) http://www.berr.gov.uk/

·         Trades Union Congress (TUC): http://www.tuc.org.uk/index.cfm

·         Confederation of British Industry (CBI): http://www.cbi.org.uk/ndbs/press.nsf

·         European Union portal: http://europa.eu/index_en.htm

·         Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD): http://www.oecd.org/home/

·         World Economic Forum: http://www.weforum.org/en/index.htm

Other

More links for news and data relevant to economists from: http://www.aeaweb.org/RFE/:

·         Office of National Statistics (ONS) indicators online (Labour Market is the second head title): http://www.statistics.gov.uk/instantfigures.asp See also http://www.statistics.gov.uk/glance/#labour and http://www.statistics.gov.uk/about/data/guides/LabourMarket/default.asp

·         Institute of Social Sciences: http://www.intute.ac.uk/socialsciences/cgi-bin/browse.pl?id=120251

The portal with “Links/Resources” under the tab “Links for economists” at the Institute for the Study of Labour (IZA) http://www.iza.org/