ECON Subject Gateway
REFERENCE HC103 .F9 2006
Overviews of topics in Economics; bibliographies for further reading. Sample topics: Asset Pricing Models, Economics of Energy Markets, Public Choice, Sports Economics.
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.
Encyclopedia of economic history, historical data and calculators ("How Much Is That?"), and teaching materials.
REFERENCE HB61 .N49
U.S. and international news, media transcripts, and blogs.
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.
Locate articles from The Economist back to July 1990, within the database Business Source Complete.
Many current articles and web features are available via Economist.com.
Includes news from industry trade publications, and general business magazines -- as well as full-text of the Economist.
Articles from the Wall Street Journal back to 1984.
(Note: the WSJ is also available in the Factiva database back to June 1979.)
Research on economics from scholarly journals, books, dissertations, and working papers.
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This business article database also covers economic news and scholarship. Includes useful country reports.
Search RePEc, the world's largest collection of online economics working papers, journal articles, and software.
Working papers and abstracts from the preeminent social sciences portal. Many papers downloadable free of charge.
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.
An e-book database covering more than 220 academic disciplines, including economics.
E-books, including many on economics topics.
Statistics include employment, unemployment, and productivity.
RESI, a unit of Towson's Division of Economic and Community Outreach, provides economic analysis and forecasting in the region. Read about their featured projects.
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.
Purchasing Power Parity and national accounts time series (1950-2007) for 189 countries.
Political and economic background on 250 countries and territories. Also includes profiles of major international organizations such as development banks and economic unions.
Locate official statistics by country, region, or topic. Compiled by U. of Auckland Library.
Delve into the literature on your topic through citation searching with this multidisciplinary scholarly database. Journal analytics also available.
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.
...to identify coverage of additional subscriptions in Economics at Cook Library.