*Selected Scholary/Academic Journal Titles:
Additional databases for finding scholarly articles:
NBER - the best source of not-yet-published research studies
Think Tank Publications*
(Look for 'issue briefs' or reports)
*ranked roughly from right-to-left political orientation
Government and Multinational Institutions:
Regional Federal Reserve Banks provide research on a variety of topics, including macro and finance *(Do not select Research Department Working Papers or similar. These are the technical papers written by the staff economists using a lot of advanced theory & econometrics.)*
Look for policy/issue brief types of pubs that are written for a wider audience.
The Fed Banks are also the go-to sources for macro & financial data.
WorldBank - source for data and reports.
Congressional Budget Office -best source of U.S. budgetary data, covers a wide variety of topics including macroeconomic forecasts