Economics

Recommended Databases (articles, etc.)

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RePEc: Research Papers in Economics is a volunteer-driven initiative to create a public-access database that promotes scholarly communication in economics and related disciplines. The database contains information on hundreds of thousands of items, most of which are available online.

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EconLit is the citation database of the American Economic Association. It indexes articles in all fields of economics, including capital markets, country studies, econometrics, economic forecasting, environmental economics, government regulations, labor economics, monetary theory, urban economics, and much more.

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The Economist Historical Archive delivers a complete searchable copy of every issue of The Economist from 1843 to 2003. Multiple search indexes, exportable financial tables and a gallery of front covers all combine to offer a primary source of research covering the 19th and 20th centuries.

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Business and economics articles published by Springer Verlag. 

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Mergent Online is a suite of information resources that enables in-depth business and financial research. Mergent Online includes: U.S. and International Company Data, U.S. and International Company Archives, U.S. and International Annual Reports, U.S. and International Earnings Estimates, Company FactSheets, Institutional Holdings Data, Insider Trading Data, Expanded Long-Term Debt, Executive Biographies, Industry Reports (North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific), Equity Portraits, and Corporate Bond Portraits.

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With a strong emphasis on titles covered in the EconLit database, this collection provides academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics. This database covers more than 150 full-text journals.

 

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The online edition of The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics contains the full text of the 8 volume print edition. Users can search (basic and advanced), as well as browse (alphabetical and by subject) for Economics terms/concepts/people . Entries are full text, and signed, and contain a bibliography and links to other relevant entries.

Journals

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Among the oldest and most respected scholarly journals in the profession, the American Economic Review is a general-interest economics journal published quarterly and containing articles on a broad range of topics.

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A weekly magazine that offers wide coverage of business and economic affairs.

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Produced by the American Economic Association, this journal is published quarterly - in March, June, September, and December - and contains survey and review articles, book reviews, an annotated bibliography of newly published books, and a list of current dissertations in North American universities.

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Produced by the American Economic Association, the Journal of Economic Perspectives provides economic research and analysis of public policy issues and related fields in economics for the cross-fertilization of ideas and thinking benefitting the profession.

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This journal provides the latest research in monetary analysis, banking, and the structure of financial institutions, credit markets, and other areas in monetary economics of increasing interest to the profession.

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Produced bi-monthly by the University of Chicago Press, this journal is one of the oldest and most prestigious journals on economics, covering articles in theoretical economics and empirical economics.

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Edited at Harvard University’s Department of Economics, The Quarterly Journal of Economics covers topics from microtheory to empirical and theoretical macroeconomics and is a valuable resource to economic professionals and students around the world.

Books & E-Books

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The online catalog for the holdings of Brooklyn College and all CUNY libraries. Search for books and other materials by keyword, by title and by author.  Electronic books are listed among all books but can be limited to on a Guided Search: select Record Type "Electronic Resource."

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A collection of resources (free & subscription) for locating full text books online.

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Palgrave Connect offers an ebook Collection with over 9,500 titles offered in the Humanities, the Social Sciences and Business.  These ebooks ebooks are available in collections organized by year of publication and by discipline.

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ebrary is an information delivery service that features a growing selection of more than 36,000 titles from more than 200 leading academic, STM, and professional publishers.

ebrary allows an unlimited number users of any one book in the database at any given time.  Portions of books may be downloaded as PDF files, and entire books may be downloaded and read using the Adobe Digital Editions reader.

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Access to the full text of reference, scholarly, and professional books. EBSCO eBooks are digital full-text versions of books such as reference works, scholarly monographs, literature and fiction (at Brooklyn College, almost 6,000 titles), and 3,400 publicly-accessible titles. 

EBSCO books are viewable online and may be checked out and viewed or downloaded using the Adobe Digital Editions reader.  The reader is available free at http://www.adobe.com/products/digitaleditions/.  The list of compatible devices is available at http://blogs.adobe.com/digitalpublishing/supported-devices

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SpringerLink's Economics E-book collection contains electronic versions of books that are fully downloadable and printable.

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Academic Search Premier is a multi-subject database providing citations, abstracts, and full-text articles from scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers. Topics include business, economics, accounting, and management.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library contains reference books, including Business Plans Handbook, Encyclopedia of Small Business, and Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce.

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Database of full-text articles from newspapers and magazines. Includes a business module with business and industry news, accounting texts, company reports, and SEC filings. Also includes a legal module.

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Database of abstracts and full-text articles from journals published by Elsevier. Includes dozens of economics, business, and accounting journals.

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Database of article abstracts from over 14,000 journals in the sciences and social sciences, including economics, business, and management. Scopus has an exceptionally user-friendly interface and is an excellent database for students and novice researchers.

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Database of abstracts and full text from journals and books published by Wiley. Includes dozens of business and economics titles.

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S&P NetAdvantage gives access to company and industry reports that include ratings, company financials, stock indices, and mutual funds.  Industry reports date back to 1999.  Brooklyn College users also have access to S&P's exclusive finance and investing publications like The Outlook, Security Dealers of North America, and Credit Week. 

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Business Insights: Essentials (previously known as Business and Company Resource Center) is a fully integrated resource bringing together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information.

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A database for full text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, non-journal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more. Indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886 are included. In addition to the searchable cited references provided for more than 1,300 journals, Business Source Complete contains detailed author profiles for the 40,000 most-cited authors in the database.

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The Gartner database provides research and analysis about the global information technology industry. Gartner is currently available only via the CUNY portal. Users must click here to log-in through the CUNY portal to access it.

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Mergent Online is a suite of information resources that enables in-depth business and financial research. Mergent Online provides data about companies, but is not an article database.

Mergent Online includes: U.S. and International Company Data, U.S. and International Company Archives, U.S. and International Annual Reports, U.S. and International Earnings Estimates, Company FactSheets, Institutional Holdings Data, Insider Trading Data, Expanded Long-Term Debt, Executive Biographies, Industry Reports (North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific), Equity Portraits, and Corporate Bond Portraits.

Newspapers

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A weekly financial magazine for investors, finance professionals, and the business community that provides analyses and insights on market activities.

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The Financial Times via LexisNexis. The Financial Times is an influential British newspaper devoted to financial topics. See also FT.com.

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The website for the influential British newspaper The Financial Times. Read up to 30 stories for free each month. Free registration required. For full coverage please use our access to Financial Times via LexisNexis

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The Times via LexisNexis. Printing "All the News That's Fit to Print," The New York Times bears the reputation of being the United States' unofficial newspaper of record. Comprehensive coverage of national, foreign, business and local news comes from The Times' extensive foreign news network and bureaus around the United States. LexisNexis carries the final city edition. See also New York Times Online or NYT Historical Edition

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The New York Times Online includes full coverage from 1851-1922 and from 1987 to present. For full coverage please use our access to the NYT via LexisNexis or NYT Historical Edition

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The financial newspaper of record offering in-depth coverage of national and international finance.

Government Resources

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Brooklyn College Library's research guide for government information.

Libraries, Research Centers and Academic Departments

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The ILO Library is the world's leading library on the world of work. It serves as a knowledge base of key information on work issues, sustainable livelihoods, and the work-related aspects of economic and social development, technological change and human rights.

Click "Online information resources" for access to over 20 free databases and guides that help you locate articles, books, reports and other research materials on all aspects of the world of work.

Statistics

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Brooklyn College Library's research guide for demographics and statistics.
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Created by the World Bank, Doing Business provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 181 economies and selected cities at the subnational and regional level.
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The Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) database maintains and provides access to a vast archive of social science data for research and instruction, and offers training in quantitative methods to facilitate effective data use. Users can access more than 500,000 data files, within disciplines such as political science, sociology, demography, economics, history, health and medical care, education, psychology, and law. Data is searchable and browsable, and there is an online tutorial that provides a quick overview on how to find, download, and analyze ICPSR data.

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Infoshare Online provides access to population statistics, immigration trends, socio-economic indicators, birth and death data, hospitalizations, local economic data, and more. All data files are obtained from City, State, and Federal government agencies; users can view a vast array of community and regional data, for New York City and New York State. Researchers can profile neighborhoods, compare neighborhoods across city and state, and produce tabulations of data.

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List of resources related to Statistics compiled by the Brooklyn College Library's Government Documents department. These resources may be particularly useful to students studying Econometrics.

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Wolfram Alpha is a computational knowledge engine. It is not a search engine; rather, it generates output by doing computations from its own internal knowledge base. The best way to get an idea of its scope and capabilities is to view its Examples page.

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The World Bank's development data, with more than 600 development indicators for 208 countries and 18 regional groups.

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The mission of the World Bank's Data Group is to provide access to high quality national and international statistics, and to improve the capacity of member countries to produce and use statistical information. Users can find data for specific countries (country profiles), and for almost 300 specific indicators (such as Agriculture & Rural Development, Climate Change, and Education).

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Provides easy access to a full range of statistics and other information by more than 70 Federal agencies.

Special Libraries- Business

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The branch of the Brooklyn Public Library that is dedicated exclusively to business, finance, and entrepreneurship.
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The ILO Library is the world's leading library on the world of work. It serves as a knowledge base of key information on work issues, sustainable livelihoods, and the work-related aspects of economic and social development, technological change and human rights.

Click "Online information resources" for access to over 20 free databases and guides that help you locate articles, books, reports and other research materials on all aspects of the world of work.

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The Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL) is the nation's largest public information center devoted solely to science and business.
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Search the catalog of the Queens Public Library from any page of the website, or perform an advanced search.

Additional Internet Resources

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The World Trade Organization (WTO) is a global organization that deals with the rules of trade between nations.
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The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world.

Projects & Operations http://www.worldbank.org/projects

Database and Statistics http://data.worldbank.org/

Indicators http://data.worldbank.org/indicator

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The World Bank Open Knowledge Repository (OKR) is the World Bank’s official open access repository for its research outputs and knowledge products. This includes journals, reports, working papers, and academic books from 2005 to present. Publications are available as text files or in PDF format.

 

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This guide (from Mississippi State University's Library) provides you with an introduction to resources and research available from the federal government and academic community concerning the recent Economic Stimulus Plans.
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BigCharts provides free access to tools for researching publicly traded companies. Features include interactive charts, stock quotes, industry analysis, and intraday stock screeners.
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A list of links to the web sites of central banks (U.S. Federal Reserve, Deutsche Bundesbank, etc.), from the Bank for International Settlements. Many of these have free online access to statistical publications and working papers.

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Digital collection of annual reports from select corporations in and around New York City. Approximately 36 companies are represented with a total of approximately 770 individual reports ranging from the 1850s through the early 1960s.

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DollarsFromSense.com is an interactive site that instructs young adults in the basics of personal finance and investing, so they can make smart financial decisions during the early stages of their working lives and beyond. Through rich media presentations and real-life stories, users learn the importance of saving for retirement, the dangers of credit card debt, important financial considerations in accomplishing their short- and long-term goals, and the basics of saving and investing.
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Historical Statistics of the United States is a compendium of statistics from over 1000 sources, with over 37,000 data series. Such topics as social, behavioral, humanistic, and natural sciences including history, economics, government, finance, sociology, demography, education, law, natural resources, climate, religion and international migration, are each placed in historical context by a recognized expert in the field. The fully searchable and downloadable electronic edition permits users to graph individual tables by downloading data in different file formats.

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MIT's OpenCourseWare for economics. MIT's OpenCourseWare is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.

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NASDAQ is the largest U.S. electronic stock market.
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The National Bureau of Economic Research is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to economic research. The site features an archive of working papers, books, and other publications providing economic analyses and insights to public policymakers, business professionals, and the academic community.

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This guide is sponsored by the American Economic Association. It lists more than 2000 resources of interest to academic and practicing economists, and those interested in economics.