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Economic Policy (Macroeconomics) Resources

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US National Debt Clock

Amazing, if depressing, array of numbers adding up in real time.

US Office of Management and Budget

Get the official scoop on the federal budget straight from the source: the White House budget office. Of course, coming from the White House, it will come with its share of political spin.

Inflation at the Movies

Box Office Mojo provides a handy chart of movie ticket prices over the past 90 years. Perhaps not officially a leading economic indicator, the price of a movie is a decent gauge of the effect of inflation over the decades.

History of the Prime Rate

The St. Louis Fed provides this handy chart of the prime rate over the past five decades.

Debt to GDP Ratio Over Time

How big a problem is government debt? Take a look at the chart.

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