Other Resources

In addition to the traditional resources such as government agencies there are also a number of other resources.  They include blogs, list servs, and email subscriptions that provide excellent information about the economy.

Blogs

The following blogs provide thoughts and opinions on both sides of the aisle.

  • Council of Economic Advisers – White House CEA analysis
  • Econbrowser – Analysis of current economic conditions and policy by James Hamilton, UC San Diego.
  • Economics Roundtable – Managed by William Parke, UNC Chapel Hill.
  • Economist’s View – by University of Oregon professor Mark Thoma.
  • Equitablog – by Brad DeLong, Washington Center for Equitable Growth.
  • Greg Mankiw’s Blogspot  – Random Observations for Students of Economics  – Mankiw is a Harvard professor and was the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisor’s under President Bush.
  • Human Capital Exchange Gad Levanon Blog – Gad Levanon, Conference Board, blogs on labor markets and research conducted by the Conference Board.
  • Paul Krugman Blog – Krugman’s op-ed pieces for the New York Times.
  • Real Time Economics – economics blog from the Wall Street Journal.
  • ShadowStats – a commercial site which analyzes current U.S. government economic data with limited commentary on its accuracy.

Subscription news email services

The following website provide general information about a variety of topics.

Tracking the Colorado economy is like skiing. At times the skiing is good. Other times it is tenuous or too fast. Sometimes you crash or go backwards. In time you get headed in the right direction again.