Economics Research Guide

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  • Databases
  • Reference
  • Primary Sources
  • Data
  • 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
    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

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

Game theory for applied economists (Gibbons, Robert, 1958-) Frost Library; HB144 .G49 1992

Game theory : an introduction (Tadelis, Steve.) Frost Library; HB144 .T33 2013

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

Why save the bankers? : and other essays on our economic and political crisis (Piketty, Thomas, 1971-, author.) Frost Library; HB3782 .P55 2016

Failed : what the "experts" got wrong about the global economy (Weisbrot, Mark, author.) Frost Library; HB3782 .W45 2015

Third wave capitalism (Ehrenreich, John, 1943-, author.) Frost Library; HC103 .E373 2016

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

American amnesia : how the war on government led us to forget what made America prosper (Hacker, Jacob S., author.) Frost Library; HC106.84 .H33 2016

Land reform in South Africa : an uneven transformation (McCusker, Brent, author.) Frost Library; HD1333.S6 M39 2016

The political empowerment of the cocaleros of Bolivia and Peru (Durand Ochoa, Ursula, author.) Frost Library; HD1531.B6 D87 2014

Politics and markets in rural China Frost Library; HD2098 .P65 2011

Networks beyond empires (Kuo, Huei-Ying.) Frost Library; HD2913 .K86 2014

Strengths finder 2.0 (Rath, Tom, 1975-) Frost Library; HD38.2 .R37 2007

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

Originals : how non-conformists move the world (Grant, Adam M., author.) Frost Library; HD53 .G742 2016

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

Sex workers, psychics, and numbers runners : black women in New York City's underground economy (Harris, LaShawn, 1974- author.) Frost Library; HD6057.5.U52 N4843 2016

Maid in America Frost Library; HD6072.2.U52 M35

Picturing class : Lewis W. Hine photographs child labor in New England (Macieski, Robert, 1957-, author.) Frost Library; HD6250.U4 N3663 2015

Lobbying Hitler : industrial associations between democracy and dictatorship (Bera, Matt, author.) Frost Library; HD70.G3 B47 2016

Evicted : poverty and profit in the American city (Desmond, Matthew.) Frost Library; HD7287.96.U6 D47 2016

Manhood on the line : working-class masculinities in the American heartland (Meyer, Stephen, 1942-, author.) Frost Library; HD8039.A82 M4659 2016

The filth of progress (Dearinger, Ryan, 1979-, author.) Frost Library; HD8039.C2582 U62 2016

Concentration and power in the food system : who controls what we eat? (Howard, Philip H., 1971-, author.) Frost Library; HD9005 .H68 2016

Oil and American identity : a culture of dependency and US foreign policy (Herbstreuth, Sebastian, author.) Frost Library; HD9502.U62 H47 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

When good jobs go bad (Rothstein, Jeffrey S., author.) Frost Library; HD9710.N572 R67 2016

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

Freegans : diving into the wealth of food waste in America (Barnard, Alex V., 1987-, author.) Frost Library; HD9975.U52 B27 2016

Door to door : the magnificent, maddening, mysterious world of transportation (Humes, Edward, author.) Frost Library; HE151 .H876 2016

The road taken : the history and future of America's infrastructure (Petroski, Henry.) Frost Library; HE355.3.E3 P48 2016

Postal culture in Europe, 1500-1800 (Caplan, Jay, author.) Frost Library; HE6925 .C29 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

Viral loop : from Facebook to Twitter, how today's smartest businesses grow themselves (Penenberg, Adam L.) Frost Library; HF5415.1265 .P46 2009

How consumer culture controls our kids : cashing in on conformity (Hill, Jennifer Ann, author.) Frost Library; HF5415.332.C45 H55 2016

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

How would you like to pay? : how technology is changing the future of money (Maurer, Bill, 1968-) Frost Library; HG1710 .M38 2015

Fed power : how finance wins (Jacobs, Lawrence R., author.) Frost Library; HG2563 .J33 2016

The engine of enterprise : credit in America (Olegario, Rowena.) Frost Library; HG3754.5.U6 O443 2016