• World Bank Teachers and Students Home Page
Contains educational materials dealing with international economic conditions and other issues impacting the economic development of nations such as population, climate change, disease, etc.
• Voluntary National Content Standards in Economics
Produced by the National Council on Economic Education in partnership with the National Association of Economic Educators and the Foundation for Teaching Economics.
• EcEdWeb: Economic Ed Website
The purpose of EcEdWeb, the Economic Ed Website, is to provide support for learning economics in all forms and at all levels. For lesson suggestions, check out the Curricular Materials section or head for the idea page on how to teach economics using the Internet.
Contains links to economics resources and data as well as online lesson plans and activities for exploring the connections between economics and real-world issues.
• Journal of Economic Education
“The Journal of Economic Education offers original articles on innovations in and evaluations of teaching techniques, materials, and programs in economics. Articles, tailored to the needs of instructors of introductory through graduate-level economics, cover content and pedagogy in a variety of mediums.” Online articles (1998-present) are available in pdf.
• Economic Education Publications and Resources from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Publications for the general public and high school and college students on topics such as understanding interest rates, international trade, electronic money, international monetary exchange rates, more; several resources include classroom-ready lesson plans.
• Young Investor Web Site
Designed to teach students about banks, money, investing.
• The Mint
An integrated web site designed for middle school and high school students, their teachers and parents. Includes information on saving and investing, starting your own business, government spending, the financial rewards of continuing education, spending habits and the economy, a dictionary of related vocabulary, and other resources to help students better understand finance and economics.
Provides access to thousands of data files, more than 700 of them updated daily. Includes information about current economic conditions, economic indicators, employment, foreign trade, monetary matters and more in 20 general subject areas. Source: gopher / off-campus services / points of interest.
• Resources for Economists on the Internet
Includes links to more than 700 economics resources.
• Wall Street Research Net
Wall Street Research Net provides users with a large company database and economic research.
• New York Stock Exchange
The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Web site is designed as an educational tool for investors, students and teachers. It provides links to a rich diversity of information.
• American Stock Exchange
• Yahoo’s daily stock market reports/updates
• Better Business Bureau
• What is a Market Economy?
By Michael Watts; an electronic version of a publication originally produced in print by the Bureau of Information of the U.S. Information Agency.
Provides links to socioeconomic data sources and pointers to online data collections to help users locate regional economic data.
• Economic Glossarama
This glossary contains over 1000 economic terms and concepts.
• National Council on Economic Education
1140 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
Phone: (212) 730-7007
Fax: (212) 730-1793
• National Institute for Consumer Education
The mission of the National Institute for Consumer Education is to empower people to become informed consumers, reasoned decision makers and participating citizens in a global marketplace.
559 Gary M. Owen Building
300 W. Michigan Avenue
Eastern Michigan University
Tel: 734/ 487-2292
Fax: 734/ 487-7153
• National Endowment for Financial Education
5299 DTC Boulevard, Suite 1300
Englewood, CO 80111-3334
Phone: (303) 741-6333
• The Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy
919 18th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: (888) 45-EDUCATE
Fax: (202) 223-0321