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Government bodies


HM Treasury >>>

is the Government department responsible for formulating and implementing financial and economic policy in the UK.


National Statistics >>>

The National Statistics website provides a vast database of statistical information about the UK today.





British Chambers of Commerce >>>

comprise a national network of quality accredited chambers of Commerce.



Labour and management organisations


Confederation of British Industry (CBI) >>>

UK business' most powerful lobbying organisation


Trades Union Congress (TUC) >>>

Largest trade union organization in the UK with 70 affiliated Unions



Research institutes 


Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) >>>

promotes democratic debate on economic and social issues


The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) >>>

UK's leading research funding and training agency addressing economic and social concerns


Institute of Economic Affairs >>>

Free-market promoting think-tank


Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) >>>

Independent research organisation that provides ecenomic analysis of public policy


Labour Research Department >>>

Independent, trade union based research organisation


LSE Research Lab >>>

brings togetherLSE's leading research centres in economics, finance, industrial relations, social policy and demography to work on major social and economic policy issues.


National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) >>>

is Britain's longest established independent economic research institute.


Oxford Institute for Economic Policy (OXONIA) >>>

provides a global forum for the public policy community into the analysis, discussion, and dissemination of policy issues.


Policy Studies Institute (PSI) >>>

undertakes and publishes research studies relevant to social, economic and industrial policy


The Royal Economic Society >>>

promotes the study of economic science in academic life, government service, banking, industry and public affairs.


The Work Foundation >>>

aims to help transform labour markets, workplaces and working life, now and in the future. 



Further information 


Social Science Information Gateway (SOSIG) >>>

Source of selected, high quality Internet information for researchers and practitioners in the social sciences, business and law. It is part of the UK Resource Discovery Network.



Largest bibliographic database dedicated to Economics and available on the Internet












Government bodies


Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie (BMWI) >>>

Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology




Deutsch-Britische Industrie- und Handelskammer >>>

German-British Chambers of Industry and Commerce

Business to business organisation of British and German member firms. It provides business contacts, information and advice to its members and non-members in both countries.


Industrie und Handelskammer (IHK) >>>

Chamber of Industry and Commerce

lists all the chambers of industry and commerce present on the Internet and provides information on their legal underpinnings, functions, activities.



Labour and management organisations


Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie (BDI) >>>

Federation of German Industries

Umbrella organisation for a total of 35 industrial sector associations and groups of associations in Germany


Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund (DGB) >>>

German Trade Union Federation

Largest trade union organization in Germany


German Industry Association in the UK >>>

German Industry UK has been at the forefront of German industry in the United Kingdom, one of Germany's most important markets and locations worldwide. 



Research institutes 


Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW) >>>

German Institute for Economic Research

Leading research institutes in Germany involved in basic research and policy advice


Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (ifo) Institute for Economic Research >>>

Service-based research organisation that conducts economic and social research


Institut der Deutschen Wirtschaft >>>

Institute for the German Economy

Think tank, concentrates on social and economic policy issues


Institut für Weltwirtschaft Kiel >>>

Institute for World Economics

International center for economic policy research and documentation with one of the world's major libraries for economics and the social science


Institut zur Zukunft der Arbeit (IZA) >>>

The Institute for the Study of Labour analyzes the problems associated with the organization of labor in a globalized economic environment.


Economic research and policy consultancy >>>

Research Institute for Public Finance at the University of Cologne


Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung (MZES) >>>

Interdisciplinary research institute for the investigation of political and societal developments in Europe. Its foci are on comparative research on Europe and an exploration of the European integration process.


Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut fur Wirtschaftsforschung >>>

Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research

Research Institute that monitors economic developments.


Zentrum für europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW) >>>

Centre for European Economic Research

The ZEW works in the field of user-related empirical economic research.