ECON Subject Gateway

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Guide to Economic Indicators more information

Also available in print in the Reference collection: Call number HC103 F9 2006

21st Century Economics: A Reference Handbook more information

Overviews of topics in Economics; bibliographies for further reading. Sample topics: Asset Pricing Models, Economics of Energy Markets, Public Choice, Sports Economics.

Encyclopedia of Globalization more information

Overview of key concepts, organizations, events and documents related to globalization. Sample topics: Digital divide, Euro crisis, Kyoto Protocol, Piracy, War on terror, World Bank.

EH.Net: Economic History more information

Encyclopedia of economic history, historical data and calculators ("How Much Is That?"), and teaching materials.

Routledge Dictionary of Economics more information

REFERENCE HB61 .R92 2013

4,200 authoritative definitions of economics terms, categorized by JEL code to facilitate further searching.

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LexisNexis Academic: News Search more information

U.S. and international news, media transcripts, and blogs.

Factiva more information

U.S. and international news.

For keeping up with the news, try the News Pages link, which allows you to scan/read current stories from the Wall Street Journal, Barron's, Forbes, and other news sources. You may select News Pages tailored to specific countries, industries, or themes: a Financial Crisis News Page is available.

Business Source Complete (EBSCO) more information

Includes news from industry trade publications, and general business magazines -- as well as useful country reports.

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The Economist more information

Read, search, or browse issues of this widely read publication back to 1997. Some viewing restrictions for non-registered users may apply (Towson is not a registered institution).

Wall Street Journal more information

Articles from the Wall Street Journal back to 1984.

(Note: the WSJ is also available in the Factiva database back to June 1979.)

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EconLit (EBSCO) more information

Research on economics from scholarly journals, books, dissertations, and working papers.



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Business Source Complete (EBSCO) more information

This business article database also covers economic news and scholarship.

JSTOR more information

Includes 70+ core journals in Economics, with some backfiles as early as?á1886.

NOTE: For the majority of journals in JSTOR, the most recent 3-6 years are not represented. For the most recent published scholarship, search EconLit or Business Source Complete.

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EconPapers more information

Search RePEc, the world's largest collection of online economics working papers, journal articles, and software.

SSRN: Social Science Research Network -- Economic more information

Working papers and abstracts from the preeminent social sciences portal. Many papers downloadable free of charge. Option to browse papers by JEL code.

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WorldCat TU more information

You can use WorldCat TU to find a lot of different types of resources, but it is best for finding books. It will find items that we have here at Towson, as well as books available at other University System of Maryland (USMAI) libraries, and books from all over the world. The books available at Towson will show up first in your search results.

After searching, be sure to use the filters on the left side to refine your search by topic, date, or format (i.e. books, articles, etc.).

Get the call number and location information for the item in order to find it in the Library. For books owned by USMAI libraries, use the 'Request Item' button to get it.

ebrary Academic Complete more information

An e-book database covering more than 220 academic disciplines, including economics.

arrow pointing rightSearch Economics Websites
Economics Search Engine more information

Search 23,000 economics websites represented in Resources for Economists and economist homepages.

arrow pointing rightU.S. Resources
Page One Economics more information
User-friendly site from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis features recent research articles from the Federal Reserve Banks; a free newsletter; a glossary; and top economic indicators.
Bureau of Economic Analysis more information

Key national, regional, industrial statistics, with some international figures. Handy U.S. Economy at a Glance and Congressional Quick Data pages.

Bureau of Labor Statistics more information

Statistics include employment, unemployment, and productivity.

Regional Economic Studies Institute (RESI), Towson U. more information

RESI, a unit of Towson's Division of Innovation & Applied Research, provides economic analysis and forecasting in the region. Find out more about RESI's services and sample projects.

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OECD more information

Statistics, country and issue information from the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and International Development. Some information is limited to subscribers.

The library has various OECD country reports in print. Search WorldCat TU for country name and OECD.

Penn World Table more information

Purchasing Power Parity and national accounts time series (1950-2007) for 189 countries.

Europa World Plus more information

Political and economic background on 250 countries and territories. Also includes profiles of major international organizations such as development banks and economic unions.

OFFSTATS more information

Locate official statistics by country, region, or topic. Compiled by U. of Auckland Library.

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Scopus more information

Delve into the literature on your topic through citation searching with this multidisciplinary scholarly database. Journal analytics also available.

Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities: Business and Education more information

Identify appropriate venues for your research with the Business and Education Set. The Business Set includes Accounting; Economics and Finance; and Management and Marketing, and is funded by the Towson University College of Business and Economics. The Educational Set includes Directories of Educational Curriculum and Methods and Education Psychology and Administration, and is funded by the Towson University College of Education. In both sets, you may search by topic, review method and acceptance rate, and may use this resource to evaluate publication records.

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