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Economic analysis & forecasts, articles, background info (dictionaries & encyclopedias), data & statistics, theses, working papers, writing and citing.


The following sources provide analysis of current economic conditions as well as forecasts and outlooks for the Canadian economy. Some organizations also provide commentary on global economic conditions.

Historical Forecast Data

Historical macroeconomic forecasts provide access to historical (point-in-time) forecasts of major macroeconomic indicators. The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia hosts several significant data sets on their website.

Guides to Economic Indicators

The following guides can help identify and make sense of key economic indicators such as gross domestic product (GDP), Consumer Price Index (CPI) as well as alternative economic indicators.