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Recommended Databases for Economics
Business Source Complete
Access to full-text scholarly journals in the area of business as well as 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.
Regional Business News
Includes full-text articles out of business journals, newspapers, and news wires focusing on regional areas of the United States.
Academic Search Complete
Full-text access to articles out of academic journals as well as general interest magazines with excellent coverage in a wide variety of disciplines.
Searchable access over 60 specialized encyclopedias full-text.
Series of reports on current and controversial issues originally designed to provide background information on a topic for journalists. Good resource for a quick and thorough overview of a topic. Reports also include a chronology/timeline which can be valuable resource for a quick historical overview of an issue.
What is the Difference Between Scholarly & Popular Articles?
Scholarly/Peer Reviewed Journal Articles vs. Popular Magazine Articles
- Scholarly, peer reviewed and carefully fact checked
- Written by subject specialists, often containing original research
Scholarly vs. Popular Articles
||In-depth and subject specific, often contains original research
||Provide general information for the public
||Scholar or subject specialist, provides credentials
||Journalist, non-subject specialist paid for content
||Scholars, researchers and students
||Few photos & ads
||More photos & ads
||Peer-reviewed and fact checked by experts in the field
||Reviewed by editorial staff (not subject specialists)
||Generally not listed
||Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Nursing Ethics, Engineering Studies
||Time, Newsweek, Vanity Fair
Subject Journal Titles
Global Business & Economics Anthology
Goal of the publication is to serve as a medium of open discussion for everyone interested in Business and Economics problems and promote the disciplines of Business and Economics as fields of study.
Journal of Applied Economics
Discusses industrial organization, international economics, labor economics, finance, money & banking, growth, public finance, political economy, law & economics, & environmental economics.
Journal of Applied Economics & Business Research
Publishes articles on emerging markets economics, and all fields of applied economics, business and finance; includes empirical papers with significant policy implications.
Journal of International Economics
Analytic work in the pure theory of international trade and in balance-of-payments analysis, institutional, empirical and econometric work aimed at a professional readership in the area of international economics.
Journal of Management & Economics Research
Focuses on topics in the areas of economics, business administration, public administration, econometrics, labor economics, political science, etc.
RAND Journal of Economics
Theoretical and empirical manuscripts in economics and law aimed at encouraging research in the behavior of regulated industries, the economic analysis of organizations and applied microeconomics.
Review of Economics & Statistics
Refereed research articles and notes on all aspects of economics and statistics published for the Harvard University Department of Economics.
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