Economic statistics resources for educators, reviewers,
and students of economics
What is the Purpose of Statistics?
A philosophy about the purpose of statistics, in terms
any layman will find helpful.
The Inflation Calculator
A simple form for calculating changes in the Consumer
Price Index from 1800 to the present.
Inflation Conversion -- 1665 to Estimated 2013
Downloadable spreadsheet, plus interesting tables
on millionaires then and now, pay of presidents
and members of Congress, stamp prices, presidential
election costs, gasoline and gold, and movies.
A place where you can ask questions of comparative
value covering purchasing power, exchange rates, and
other variables between the past and today.
An online statistics textbook covering most of the basics:
Confidence intervals, t-tests, frequency tables, and more.
HyperStat Online Textbook
Second verse, same as the first. Another free statistics
textbook. Somewhat less straight-forward than the one
listed above, but worth every penny.