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List of 10 Most Useful Apps for Economics Students

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ECON ED

ECON ED

This app actually belongs to the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. The app is amazing for providing economic curriculum to younger students just starting to explore the world of economics, allowing students to become more familiar with economic terms like purchasing power and inflation, and it provides brilliant examples in an easy to use format. Cost: Free

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YAHOO FINANCE

YAHOO FINANCE

Yahoo Finance offers great financial reporting and many articles, analysis, and data about international financial markets. Yahoo makes the list because of its free service, and accurate data. While other sources are typically preferred, such as The Economist because of their reputation, Yahoo is a high credibility rating due to the quality of information. If you are conducting broader research, Yahoo is a wonderful service. Cost: Free

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STOCK MARKET HD

STOCK MARKET HD

For the economist who prefers to study international finance, this application is an excellent way to stay updated on the stock prices currently on the market. Users can also examine the price change over time, making it an invaluable tool for those who need to have access to the history of particular stocks. This app is built primarily for investors, as its platform is designed to keep track of a user’s investment portfolio; however, it is still very useful for the average economist. Cost: Free

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STOCK WARS-VIRTUAL INVESTING

STOCK WARS-VIRTUAL INVESTING

Ever wondered what it would be like to be an investor? Stock Wars provides this opportunity by allowing you to enter the realm of Wall Street and purchase imaginary stock with in game money. The simulation follows real market trends. As with all market simulation apps, it can be a bit buggy, and sometimes crashes on its users. However, if you are looking for some practice in the realm of market trends, this app is still a useful tool for understanding the ebb and flow of market behaviors. Cost: $1.99

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KHAN ACADEMY

KHAN ACADEMY

For newer students, Khan Academy is a great resource to learn about macro/micro economic principles. Khan Academy is a world famous learning platform, and can be considered the Duo lingo of learning social and physical sciences. While it may not be useful for Ph.D. students, Khan Academy provides a refresher service if you’ve forgotten what elasticity means, or how to plot marginal cost. Cost: Free

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EUROSTAT COUNTRY PROFILES

EUROSTAT COUNTRY PROFILES

Eurostat maintains a large collection of country data for Apple and Android users. The economic data isn’t always completely up to date, so if you are looking for the most recent data, it is far better to use the Eurostat website, which is very user friendly. However, if you are looking for the most detailed information about the European economy and general economic trends, this app is the perfect place to go. Cost: Free

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BLLOMBRRG MARKETS

BLLOMBRRG MARKETS

Bloomberg is one of the most trusted names in the international market place; indeed, their analysis on stock market prices and international trends are among some of the most accurate in the world, and their website is easy to use and very user-friendly. Bloomberg developed an app to make it easier for economists to use on their phones or computers, and it is just as easy to use as the online version. Cost: Free

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FRED APPLICATION

FRED APPLICATION

The US Federal Reserve offers several different apps to help augment an economist’s knowledge about current trends in the US and around the world. The Fed’s app is surprisingly user friendly, in comparison to the Federal Reserve’s website. The application is a great source of social and income date for US citizens, and even of the real estate market in the US. Cost: Free

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IMF REFERENCE AND WORLD BANK DATA FINDER

IMF REFERENCE AND WORLD BANK DATA FINDER

The International Monetary Fund and World Bank have developed apps that allow readers to easily find and reference data that they provide. These two international organizations are among the most prestigious in the world, and the most competitive. Therefore, these apps are incredibly useful tools for economic reference, as readers can count on the reliability of the data and its relevance. The best part? Cost: Free

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OANDA’S FOREX PLATFORM

OANDA’S FOREX PLATFORM

OANDA, one of the most prestigious names in FOREX trading, has developed an app that can be used to track fluctuations in currency exchanges. The app even has a demo version, where users can use fake money indefinitely to purchase and sell currencies. The app in this sense is similar to Wall Street simulation games, but the real world value, and the knowledge gained by simulating this experience, is invaluable as well as fun. Be careful not to lose too much “money”! Cost: Free