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Federal Government Resources: Business

Help locating what Tutt Library houses along with selected internet resources.

Business Agencies of Note

General

BEOnline Plus  (Library of Congress)
 - select online business resources in 88 categories:
    accounting, business plans, e-commerce, demographics, data sets, directories, standards, etc.

Business.gov  (Small Business Administration)
-  partnering with 21 federal agencies
 - compliance documents and resources
   see section for starting, managing, contracting and workplace safety or information on specific industries

Specific

Securities & Exchange Commission
 - information about companies
 - includes EDGAR Database
Fed in Print (Federal Reserve Bank)
- gateway to FRB publications
 Federal reserve Banks map
 - many links to publications

Small Business Administration
- starting and financing a business, opportunities, etc.

Treasury Department
- accounting, budget, markets, international, etc.

Banking
- FDIC information and reports, historical statistics, and more

Business Statistics

Bureau of Economic Analysis - national, regional, indurstry and intermational stats

Economic Indicators, 1995-

Economics and Statistics Administration - various commonly used economic indicators

County Business Patterns for the U.S. and every State; search by state, zip code or metro areas.
   - older edition available at Docs C 3.204/3-#:

Statistics fro Specific Industries - SBA, 7 major industries

U.S. Import/Export History 1989- to launch database and Import/Export Price Indexes

Employment Statistics - Bureau of Labor Statistics

Federal Reserve Bank's FRASER (Economic Research) and FRED (economic time-series database)

U.S. Overseas Loans and Grants - Green Book, U.S. economic and military assistance to other countries: data given in historical (current) and constant dollars. Search by country or program; 1946 to present.

Macroeconomic Time Series Data Source Locator - international historical macroeconomic statistics 

Other helpful Libguides

Industry Codes

NAICS

- North American Industry Classification System

SIC

- Standard Industrial Classification Codes

Women Owned

Office of Women's Business Ownership - assists women in helping them start and run successful businesses

Women-Owned Business Economic
Research,
1995-
Compilation of studies, covering topics such as:
  - business ownership rates,
  - women-owned sole proprietorships,
  - venture capital in women-led firms,

International

Doing Business - World Bank resource for comparing business regulations, data and reports

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