Economics Research Guide

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  • Databases
  • Reference
  • Primary Sources
  • Data & Stats
  • New Titles
Try these databases first to find journal articles and reports in this discipline.
  • EconLit with Full Text (1969 to present)
    From the American Economic Association -- the foremost source of references to economic literature.
  • Business Source Complete (1886 to present)
    The largest collection of business journals in the world. Includes market, industry, and SWOT reports.
  • EconPapers
    A search engine for RePEc (Research Papers in Economics), EconPapers provides the largest collection of citations to working papers and journal articles in economics.
  • LEXIS-NEXIS Academic Universe (date coverage varies)
    Full-text federal and state laws, international legal materials, and law reviews. Also includes full-text of newspapers from around the world, as well as company profiles.
  • Business Insights: Essentials
    Company and industry news and information, with profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports.
  • Country Commercial Guides
    Maintained by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, this site provides reports on the political and economic climates of 125 countries.
Use these encyclopedias and reference works to get started on a topic.
Also see the Primary Sources research guide.
  • Making of the Modern World (1450-1914)
    Primary source materials (including broadsides and pamphlets, serials, and monographs) tracing British and US economic history from 1450-1914
Locate data and statistical resources for research in this discipline.
  • Bureau of Economic Analysis
    The official site of the Department of Commerce's BEA contains downloadable national GDP, income and industry data.
  • Resources for Economists on the Internet
    The American Economic Association's list of suggested sources for national and international economic data, as well as financial market data.
  • ICPSR: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
    World's largest archive of computerized social science data, provides abstracts and data.
  • EIU Country Data
    An analytical database of worldwide economic indicators and forecasts, providing more than 300 series on 201 countries and 45 regional aggregates.
  • IMF Statistical Databases
    Includes International Financial Statistics with history to 1948, Direction of Trade with history to 1980, Balance of Payments with history to 1960 and Government Finance Statistics with history to 1990.
  • WDI Online (1960 to present)
    World Development Indicators providing international social and economic statistics from the World Bank.
  • China Data Online
    Includes monthly and yearly reports on national, regional, and local macro-economics, as well as statistical yearbooks and census data.
  • (Username/Password required for access is available from the Reference Desk.)
    India-specific socioeconomic statistical facts and figures; data can be downloaded in Excel or HTML.
  • Anything Research
    Market research and industry trends.
  • Sage Stats
    Over 3,000 current and historical data series featuring U.S. state and local geographies, standardized and browseable by topic as well as location, with interactive maps and charts.
  • Statistical Abstract of the United States (ProQuest)
    Provides statistical tables and charts covering various aspects of social, political and economic conditions of the United States.
  • Historical Statistics of the United States
    Standard source for quantitative information about the U.S., updated and includes 37,000 data series.

Tough on crime, tough on families? : criminal justice and family life in America Frost Library; H1 .A4 v.665

Undocumented migration in a global economy Frost Library; H1 .A4 v.666

Qualitative inquiry & research design : choosing among five approaches (Creswell, John W.) Frost Library; H61 .C73 2013

State, space, world : selected essays (Lefebvre, Henri, 1901-1991.) Frost Library; H61.15 .L43 2009

The SAGE handbook of grounded theory Frost Library; H61.24 .S24 2007

The SAGE handbook of qualitative data analysis Frost Library; H62 .S25 2014

The coding manual for qualitative researchers (Saldaña, Johnny, author.) Frost Library; H62 .S343 2016

How to lie with statistics (Huff, Darrell.) Frost Library; HA29 .H82 1993

Writings on political economy. Volume 1, Including Defence of usury; manual of political economy; an Frost Library; HB161 .W75 2016

The global crisis and transformative social change Frost Library; HB3722 .G582 2012

Collapse and revival : understanding global recessions and recoveries (Kose, M. Ayhan, author.) Frost Library; HB3722 .K67 2015

Readings in industrial organization and public policy, (American Economic Association.) Frost Library; HC106.5 .A5947 1958

Challenging social inequality : the landless rural worker's movement and agrarian reform in Brazil Frost Library; HD1333.B6 C47 2015

Roots of resistance : land tenure in New Mexico, 1680-1980 (Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne, 1939-) Archives and Special Collections; HD211.N6 O77 1980

Urban craftsmen and traders in the Roman world Frost Library; HD4844 .U83 2016

Finding time : the economics of work-life conflict (Boushey, Heather, 1970-, author.) Frost Library; HD4904.25 .B68 2016

Essentials of organizational behavior (Robbins, Stephen P., 1943-) Frost Library; HD58.7 .R6 2014

Change by design : how design thinking transforms organizations and inspires innovation (Brown, Tim, 1954-) Frost Library; HD58.8 .B772 2009

Beyond measure : the big impact of small changes (Heffernan, Margaret, 1955-, author.) Frost Library; HD58.8 .H435 2015

The silo effect : the peril of expertise and the promise of breaking down barriers (Tett, Gillian, author.) Frost Library; HD58.9 .T48 2015

Public relations and participatory culture : fandom, social media and community engagement Frost Library; HD59 .P7844 2016

What works : gender equality by design (Bohnet, Iris, author.) Frost Library; HD6060 .B64 2016

Rosie the Riveter : women working on the home front in World War II (Colman, Penny.) Frost Library; HD6095 .C64 1995

The 4-hour workweek : escape 9-5, live anywhere, and join the new rich (Ferriss, Timothy, author.) Frost Library; HD6955 .F435 2012

The reflective practitioner : how professionals think in action (Schön, Donald A.) Frost Library; HD8038.A1 S35 1983

Hillbilly elegy : a memoir of a family and culture in crisis (Vance, J. D., author.) Frost Library; HD8073.V37 A3 2016

Feeding everyone no matter what : managing food security after global catastrophe (Denkenberger, David Charles, author.) Frost Library; HD9000.6 .D46 2015

Organizing organic : conflict and compromise in an emerging market (Haedicke, Michael A., author.) Frost Library; HD9005 .H24 2016

Feeding Gotham : the political economy and geography of food in New York City, 1790-1860 (Baics, Gergely, author.) Frost Library; HD9008.N5 B35 2016

Panic at the pump : the energy crisis and the transformation of American politics in the 1970s (Jacobs, Meg, 1969-) Frost Library; HD9502.U52 J33 2016

Exit Zero : family and class in postindustrial Chicago (Walley, Christine J., 1965-) Frost Library; HD9518.C4 W355 2013

Lead mining in Wales (Lewis, W. J. (William John)) Frost Library; HD9539.L42 W35

Shōhin o shite subete o katarashimeyo. Shiseidō keshōhinshi senhappyakukyūjūnana senkyūhyakuky Frost Library; HD9970.5.C674 S464 1998 x

Tsukutte kita mono, tsutaete yuku mono : Shiseidō bunka no 120-nen Frost Library; HD9970.5.C674 S5485 1993 x

Bi to chi no mīmu Shiseidō = Born in 1872 Shiseido "Meme". Frost Library; HD9970.5.C674 S552 1998

Shiseidō monogatari : Shiseidō Kigyō Shiryōkan shūzōhin katarogu Frost Library; HD9970.5.C674 S556 x

Heaven's ditch : God, gold, and murder on the Erie Canal (Kelly, Jack, 1949-, author.) Frost Library; HE396.E6 K45 2016

Capitalism and the world economy : the light and shadow of globalization Frost Library; HF1365 .C37 2015

Do good : how designers can change the world (Berman, David B.) Frost Library; HF5413 .B47 2009

Coke goes to war (Wrynn, V. Dennis, 1941-) Frost Library; HF6161.B3 W79 1996

Shiseidō no uindō āto = Shiseido window art 100, 1963-1993 Frost Library; HF6161.C77 S55 1993 xx

Shiseidō sendenshi. Frost Library; HF6182.J3 S5 1979

The simple path to wealth : your road map to financial independence and a rich, free life (Collins, J. L. (Blogger) author.) Frost Library; HG179 .C66184 2016