From Kevin Sheppard
Economics and Econometrics
- Rob Engle's Volatility Lab (vLab): A website that provides an up-to-date view of volatility across the globe
- Econometric Conferences: A list of upcoming econometric conferences
Software and Webservices
- MikTex: Best TeX distribution for Windows
- WinEdt: Best TeX IDE for Windows
- SumatraPDF: Best PDF viewer for working with LaTeX generated PDFs. Supports PDFSync and does not lock files (Free).
- JabRef: Great BibDB manager for use with BibTeX (Free).
- KeePass: Handy utility that manages passwords (Free).
- Mobissimo: Hands down the best airfare search engine. Think Google but for airfares.
- Filezilla: Good free FTP/SFTP/SCP client. Does it pretty much all, save FXP.
- Firefox: Good free browser. Offers nice features in a fairly compact package.
- Azureus Bittorrent client, with more features than µtorrent.