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Freely available publications and datasets

 I have compiled a list of freely available websites containing publications, research and datasets which you may find useful when completing assignments and projects:
 
Bank of England
The Bank compiles and publishes a range of monetary and financial statistics and research.
http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/Pages/home.aspx
 
Bank for International Settlements
Publications and data on the global financial system and central bank community
http://www.bis.org/forum/research.htm
 
City of London Research Publications
The City of London publishes free economic research publications covering City issues.
http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/business/economic-research-and-information/research-publications/Pages/default.aspx
 
CORDIS
CORDIS is the European Commission’s contains information on all EU-funded research projects
http://cordis.europa.eu/home_en.html
 
EDGAR
US company filings
http://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml
 
Eurostat
Detailed statistics on the EU.
http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/portal/page/portal/eurostat/home/
 
Government Publications
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications
 
International Monetary Fund
Publications and data from the International Monetary fund
http://www.imf.org
 
London Stock Exchange
Statistics from the London Stock Exchange
http://www.londonstockexchange.com/statistics/home/statistics.htm
 
Office for National Statistics (ONS)
UK’s largest independent producer of official statistics is the recognised national statistical institute for the UK.
http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/index.html
 
Principal Global Indicators
The PGL dataset provides internationally comparable data for the Group of 20 economies (G-20) and economies with systemically important financial sectors that are not members of the G-20. 
http://www.principalglobalindicators.org/default.aspx
 
Quandl
Quandl offers free access to datasets
http://www.quandl.com/
 
UK National Statistics
Data on economy, population and society at national and local level. Summaries and detailed data releases are published free of charge.
http://www.statistics.gov.uk/hub/index.html
 
United Nations Development Programme
Research and publications from the UNDP
http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home.html
 
UNCTAD
Statistics and publications from UNCTAD; the United Nations body responsible for dealing with international trade
http://unctad.org/en/Pages/Home.aspx
 
Warwick Industrial Relations Research Unit
Publications and research from the IRRU at Warwick Business School http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/wbs/research/irru/publications/
 
World Bank Open Knowledge Repository
The World Bank’s official open access repository for its research outputs and knowledge products.
https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/
 
World Economic Forum
The World Economic Forum publishes reports which examine global issues
http://www.weforum.org/reports
 
Library
City Business Library (CBL) – London
The City Business Library (CBL) is a public library providing business information which is free to access.
http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/business/economic-research-and-information/city-business-library/Pages/default.aspx