Economic & industry resources
Looking to make better business decisions and plans for the future? Have a hard time figuring out which federal agency has the data you need? Compare trends within the industry through the primary data sources below that include information pertinent to the profession.
IMF World Economic Outlook
Contains an analyses of global economic developments during the near and medium term.
Wells Fargo Economics International Outlook
Resource for commentary and forecast tables on the international economy and foreign exchange markets.
International Trade Administration/US Department of Commerce Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) Services Report
Contains an outline of the global market for AEC professionals, including paths to recognition and barriers.
CIA World Factbook
Contains economic and society data such as urbanization GDP by country.
International Monetary Fund
Contains data on international financial statistics such as GDP and labor force by country.
Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
Contains economic data such as employment growth and unemployment rate by country.
The World Bank
Contains economic data such as gross national income and population growth by country.