Economic Crisis

Background Information

American marketplace: demographics and spending patterns REF HA 214. A 512 2007
Concise Encyclopedia of Economics REF HB 61. C 647 2008
International Financial Statistics REF HG 3881. I 6262 2007
Encyclopedia of business and finance REF HF 1001. E 466 2007
Vital Statistics on American Politics 2007-2008 REF JK 274. S 74 2008

Books

These books are located in the Regular Collection on the Fourth Floor. More books on this topic can be found using the Library Catalog.

Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics, and the Global Crisis of American Capitalism HC 106.7 P 52 2008
High wire: the precarious financial lives of American families HC 106.83 G67 2008
Origins of the Crash: the Great Bubble and its Undoing HB 3743. L 68 2004
Stabilizing an Unstable Economy HB 3732. M 56 200

Journal Articles

Academic Search Premier
A general database that can keep you up to date on the wide ranging effects of the economic crisis, efforts to halt the crisis, and the origins of the crisis. Contains newspaper, popular, and scholarly articles.
Business Source Premier
A general business databases that can be used to locate information about the causes of the economic crisis, business responses to the crisis, and more. Contains newspaper, popular, and scholarly articles.
EconLit Full Text
This database contains articles by economists and other scholars on a wide range of topics, and can be used to find the best information about the economy and economics.
LexisNexis Academic
A newspaper database that can keep you up to date on the government's response to the economic crisis, how the American people are dealing with the crisis, and so on.

Web Sites

Economic Emergency Stabilization Act
This is the Department of the Treasury's web site offering summaries and details about the 2009 stimulus package, and other government economic stabilization initiatives.
Economic Indicators
Regularly updated by the Census Bureau, this site can help you keep tabs on the economy by checking current housing and food prices, quarterly financial reports from different industries, construction spending, and more.
EconomicRecovery.gov
Hosted by the Department of Commerce, this site is designed to inform visitors about how they can cope with the economic crisis, foreclosure, and unemployment.
FinancialStability.gov
This is the White House's web site about the 2009 stimulus package (the Economic Emergency Stabilization Act). Its purpose is to inform the American people about the stimulus plan and how its funding will be used. Site is still in its early stages, but information will be posted as it becomes available.