California State University, Fresno

College of Social Sciences

Department of Economics

Henry Madden Library

Economics Resources



US Department of Labor

US Department of Treasury

Economic Report of the President

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

      M1 and M2

      Press Releases


      Fed Funds Rate: Historical

      The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Federal Reserve

      Flow of Funds (Level tables)

      Large Commercial Banks

      Top 50 Bank Holding Companies

      Federal Reserve Statistical Release

FDIC: Statistics at a Glance (Insured) Banks)

Twelve Federal Reserve Banks

The World Bank

International Monetary Fund

Money Stock Measures

Domestic Non-financial Debt

Dow Jones Industrial Averages


          Historical Data

Standard and Poor’s 500



Ancient Coins:

History of Money (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)

Coins of Asia Minor (University of Saskatchewan)

Coin Gallery Online


The History of Economic Thought Website

Economics 135

Money and Banking



   Guidelines and Schedule for the Research Paper

        Periodical Titles under Economics available in the Madden  Library

        Burton and Lombra's The Financial System &The Economy

        Key Concepts for Exam 1,   Key Concepts for Exam 2,   Key Concepts for Exam 3

        Homework 3



   Research papers                

                        "HOW TO SOLVE THE U.S. HOUSING PROBLEM AND AVOID A RECESSION"  By Paul Davidson

      Sample of Presentation by Students


                                "A brief history of Chinese 'coins,'" Presentation by Mr. Noah Gentry-George

                               "Derivatives,"  Presentation by Mr. Tim Mundhenke



                   Experts Speak

                        Glass Steagall Act

                        "The Role of Monetary Policy" (Milton Friedman, 1968)

                         Remarks by Secretary Henry M. Paulson, Jr. on Blueprint for Regulatory Reform, March 31, 2008