Guide to Using the NBER Web Site


Table Of Contents:
Miscellaneous | Publications and Working Papers | Research | People | Data | Tools

    History and mission of the NBER
    List of Board of Directors
    Branch office information
About the NBER

    The Latest Working Papers and Books
New This Week

    Fast access to Working Papers, online and hard copy
    Search by keyword, title, author, or WP number
Quick Papers

    Receive free weekly email updates of the latest Working Papers and Books.
Free Bulletin


NBER Working Papers, the Digest, the Reporter and NBER books.
Listings, abstract downloads, and subscription information.

    Search the Working Papers database
    New This Week: The latest Working Papers
    Papers by NBER Program
    Select Non-Technical Summaries
    Papers Cited in the Press
    Subscription Information

First time users are encouraged to read the help files before they download Working Papers.

Working Papers

    Online versions of the NBER Reporter and Digest
    Research summaries, program reports and summaries of select NBER Working Papers
Reporter OnLine
Digest OnLine

    A listing of recent and upcoming books
    Books in Progress provides free downloads of papers representing the latest NBER research. These papers will become chapters in books in progress.
Books in Progress

    How to subscribe to the Working Papers series, the NBER Digest, and the NBER Reporter
    Download subscription forms and price lists


Major NBER Research, including NBER Programs, Working Papers, Books in Progress, Calls for Papers, and the NBER Summer Institute.

    Program Reports
    Working Paper lists by Program
    Member Lists and Program Directors
NBER Research Programs

    Activities and Events
    Research Papers (many available for download)
Call for Papers

Summer Institute Econometric Lectures

    Research on the demography and economics of aging
    The NBER is one of nine National Institute on Aging centers
NBER Center for Aging and Health Research


People at the NBER, including NBER Staff, Research Associates and Faculty Research Fellows, home pages, email addresses, and other contact information.

    NBER Staff, and email addresses
NBER Staff

    NBER Researchers, home pages, email addresses, and other contact information
NBER Researchers

    Subscription requests or address changes
    Press and Media questions
    NBER Researchers:
    Working Paper Submissions, Contact Information Updates, or Other Questions
    Questions about Working Papers, Books, or other Publications
    Questions and comments about the NBER Web Site
Contact Us

    A worldwide listing of University Web Sites which present their Job Market Candidates
PhD Candidates in Economics


Data available for free download from the NBER Web Site, Business Cycle Dates, Links to other Web sites with Economic Data.

    Index of Data available for Download
Online Data

    Business Cycle Dates, definitions, etc.
NBER Business Cycle Dates

    Links to Data outside the NBER, including government statistics
Data Sources


General-purpose Tools , such as Searching the NBER Web site, Links to other useful Sites, and Help with using the NBER Web Site.

    Search the entire NBER Web Site or search the databases of Working Papers, books, or affiliated researchers.
Search the NBER Web Site

    Government Data and Statistics
    Economic and Business News
    Listings of New Ph.D.s in Economics
    Statistical Software
    Search Engines
    Working Papers at other Institutions
    General Resources for Economists
    and More
Links to Other Sites

    A comprehensive Help section covering NBER Working Papers, Data, and More.

Your questions and comments are welcome.