Swiss National Bank

Background


Reference work

Knowledge Bank - Bank of England - www.bankofengland.co.uk/

Videos and short articles explaining economic and monetary concepts.

Tip Ten Key Ideas - Library of Economics and Liberty - www.econlib.org/

Opening the Door to the Economic Way of Thinking.

Oxford Reference – Oxford University Press - www.oxfordreference.com/

The Oxford universal dictionary.

Statistical data

Open Data – World Bank - data.worldbank.org/

Free and open access to global development data.

Eurostat - European Commission - ec.europa.eu/

Collection of economic statistics for Europe. 

Data – IMF - www.imf.org/

The IMF publishes a range of time series data on IMF lending, exchange rates and other economic and financial indicators.

iLibrary Statistics – OECD - www.oecd-ilibrary.org/

Online library of the OECD featuring its books, papers and statistics.

FRED Economic Data – Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - fred.stlouisfed.org/

Providing free international economic data, graphs and other data-related tools, plus quality research from St. Louis Fed economists.

Find Data – HumanProgress - humanprogress.org/

Providing empirical data of a broad variety of topics from reliable sources and intuitive tools to visualize this data.

Think tanks

Bruegel - www.bruegel.org/

Bruegel is the European think tank that specialises in economics.

TED (US) - www.ted.com/

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.

Money management

Tip Geld und so - FLiP - www.financiallifepark.at/

The most important information about money, economy and banks for young people.

Smart about Money - www.smartaboutmoney.org/

Course that explains the basics of personal finance.

Golden Rules - Caritas - www.caritas.ch/

There are 10 Golden Rules for handling money, and they provide an easy-to-remember first orientation on what steps to take to manage one’s own money.

Financial museums

FLiP: Erste Financial Life Park (Vienna) - www.financiallifepark.at/

The Erste Financial Life Park is a facility for innovative financial education and promoting know-how in money matters for young people. 

Museo del Risparmio (Turin) - www.museodelrisparmio.it/

Interactive museum of the Intesa Sanpaolo Bank. Video games, apps and other technological tools are used to bring the subject of saving closer to the public.

Museo Interactivo de Economía (Mexico-City) - www.mide.org.mx/

The first museum in the world devoted exclusively to economics.