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  • U.S. Census Bureau Data
    Several databases of demographic and economic information, including Building Permits Data; International Trade Data; Census Tract Street Locator; Detailed Occupation by Race, Hispanic Origin and Sex; and USA Counties Data. From the US Census Bureau. See description for coverage.
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  • AgEcon Search
    Scholarly research in agricultural economics, including agribusiness, food supply, natural resource economics, environmental economics, policy issues, agricultural trade, and economic development. Coverage dates vary..
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    Indexes articles in agriculture, including plant and animal sciences, forestry, entomology, soil and water resources, agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, alternative farming practices, and food and nutrition. 1970-current.
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  • AGRIS International
    Covers international agricultural sciences and technology. Indexes worldwide agricultural literature which includes research results, food production, and rural development. 1975-current.
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  • CAB Abstracts (EBSCO)
    Formerly on CAB Direct. Covers agriculture. Includes animal, dairy & veterinary sciences; entomology; plant sciences; forestry; aquaculture & fisheries; farming; agricultural economics; food & human nutrition; earth & environmental science 1913-current.
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  • CARIS - Current Agricultural Research Information System
    Information about current and past worldwide research projects in or for developing countries. 1975 - present.
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  • EconLit through EbscoHOST A Best Bet database
    Indexes the international literature on economics. Topics include economic development, forecasting, and history; fiscal and monetary theory; business and public finance; international, health care, regional and urban economics, and more. 1969-current.
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  • Historical Statistics of the United States (HSUS)
    Statistics of the United States, covering population, work and welfare, economics, governance, and international relations. Primary data. Census data starts c1790; some data available from the 1600s; available through 2000 census. 1700s-current.
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  • NBER Working Papers A Best Bet database
    Working papers published by National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) researchers, intended for other professional economists. 11/1994-current.
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  • OECD International Migration Statistics
    Coverage includes: agriculture & food; economic outlook; education; health; science & technology, and much more. NOTES: UConn has access to the OECD statistical databases ONLY. 1960-current.
    Works best with Internet Explorer on Windows.
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  • RePEc (Research Papers in Economics)
    Economics and finance research, including working papers, articles and software code.
    Also Known As
    • IDEAS
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  • State of the Nation
    Current and historical economic and financial releases and economic data for the United States. Data includes general economic indicators; housing and construction; manufacturing and industry; monetary statistics; and economic policy. From Stat-USA. Current and historical..
    Discontinued by the US government in 2010. Alternate source of equivalent resources can be found at
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  • World Bank Open Data A Best Bet database
    Free and open access to global development data, including World Development Indicators. Covers agriculture, manufacturing, health indicators, education, natural resources, and foreign investment in the economies of over 200 developing nations. 1960s-current.
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