Banks and Banking


  • FDIC: Quick Links for Analysts
    A wealth of information for finding statistics on banks and banking. Among the kinds of data you can find are a directory of institutions, summaries of deposits, statistics on depository institutions, statistics on banking, historical data on banking, policy-related information, and FDIC State Profiles.
  • Federal Reserve
    Excellent site for any kind of research into U.S. monetary policy research. The Federal Reserve (aka "The Fed") is the central bank of the United States.
  • Home Mortgage Disclosure Act
    Annual disclosure of home mortgage and home improvement lending activity, including aggregate tables covering the lending activity of all institutions subject to the HMDA. Users can search by institution name, year, and other data. You'll be able to find statistics and data on transactions such as home loans, denials, refinances, and home improvements by region, tracts, race, income, and other fields.
  • National Credit Union
    Offers financial and general information such as financial performance reports, online profiles, and other descriptive and financial data on both "natural person" and corporate credit unions. You can find ratio analysis, assets, investments, and cash; delinquent loan information; member business loans; etc. A quick way to get access to financial reports is by linking to this form-based site. You can get an Excel file emailed to you.
  • Top International Economic Policy Think Tanks
    1. Brookings Institution (United States) 
    2. Bruegel (Belgium) 
    3. National Bureau for Economic Research (NBER) (United States) 
    4. Peterson Institute for International Economics (United States) 
    5. Chatham House (United Kingdom) 
    6. Kiel Institute for the World Economy (Germany) 
    7. American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) (United States) 
    8. Adam Smith Institute (United Kingdom) 
    9. Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) (United States) 
    10. RAND Corporation (United States) 
    11. Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO, RAS) (Russia) 
    12. Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) (United States) 
    13. Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy (BRIE) (United States) 
    14. Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (Austria) 
    15. Korea Institute of International Economic Policies (KIEP) (Republic of Korea) 
    16. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (United States) 
    17. Institute of Developing Economies (IDE-JETRO) (Japan) 
    18. Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) (Belgium) 
    19. Heritage Foundation (United States) 
    20. Cato Institute (United States) 
    21. European Center for International Political Economy (ECIPE) (Belgium) 
    22. Fraser Institute (Canada) 
    23. Center for Global Development (CGD) (United States) 
    24. Centre d’Etudes Prospectives et d'Informations Internationales (CEPII) (France) 
    25. Australian Institute of International Affairs (AIIA) (Australia) 
    26. Israel Center for Social and Economic Progress (Israel) 
    27. Institute of World Economics and Politics (IWEP, CASS) (China) 
    28. Center for Social and Economic Analysis (CASE) (Poland) 
    29. Center for Independent Studies (Australia) 
    30. Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) (Indonesia) 
    31. Ifo Institute for Economic Research (Germany) 
    32. Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) (United States) 
    33. Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies (EDAM) (Turkey) 
    34. Centro Brasileiro de Relações Internacionais (Brazil) 
    35. Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (Ethiopia) 
    36. African Economic Research Consortium (Kenya) 
    37. Razumkov Center (Ukraine) 
    38. Consejo Argentino para las Relaciones Internacionales (CARI) (Argentina) 
    39. India Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) (India) 
    40. Institute for World Economics (IWE) (Hungary) 
    41. Centro de Estudio de Realidad Economica y Social (CERES) (Uruguay) 
    42. Baltic Development Forum (BDF) (Denmark) 
    43. Policy Studies Institute (PSI) (United Kingdom) 
    44. Institute for International Trade Negotiations (ICONE) (Brazil) 
    45. Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) (Russia) |
    46. Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) (India) 
    47. Fundacao Armando Alvares Penteado (Brazil) 
    48. Finnish Business and Policy Forum (EVA) (Finland) 
    49. Center for Economic and Social Development (CESD) (Azerbaijan) 
    50. International Economic Studies (Sweden)