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EconLit

Indexes scholarly literature in all fields of economics, including economic theory, production, welfare, growth, inflation, accounting, international trade, economic history, social indicators, capital markets, consumer finance, business credit, labor and demographics.   More Info

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Social Science Research Network

The Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research. Scholars also use SSRN to receive prepublication comments from their peers. SSRN is made up of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences.   More Info

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JSTOR

JSTOR presents the full-text, in facsimile form, of the complete back files of more than 35 high-impact economic journals, generally from the first volume through issues published prior to the most recent five years (current issues are not available in JSTOR).   More Info

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Social Sciences Citation Index

The Social Sciences Citation Index is a multidisciplinary database which indexes more than 1,700 social sciences journals (including over 150 important journals in the field of economics). Because the information about each article includes the article's cited reference list (i.e., the bibliography), you can also search for articles that cite a particular author or work. Searching for cited references often locates relevant articles that cannot be found through traditional searching techniques.   More Info

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ScienceDirect - (Elsevier)

ScienceDirect provides access to more than 80 fulltext Elsevier journals in economics and economic-related fields.   More Info

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International Financial Statistics

Contains approximately 32,000 time series data covering more than 200 countries and areas from 1948 to the present. The IFS database is a standard source of international statistics on all aspects of international and domestic finance. It reports, for most countries of the world, data on topics such as exchange rates, international liquidity, money and banking, interest rates, prices, production,international transactions, government accounts, and national accounts.   More Info

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NBER Working Papers

Full-text of NBER Working Papers from November 1994 to the present.   More Info

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OECD iLibrary

The OECD iLibrary provides online access to all books, statistical series, journals, and databases originating from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development published since 1998.   More Info

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IDEAS/RePEc

A collaborative effort of hundreds of volunteers in 70 countries to enhance the dissemination of research in economics. The heart of the project is a decentralized database of working papers, journal articles and software components.   More Info

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Databases & Other Web Resources

Alfred

Covers "vintage" statistics prepared by the Federal Reserve. Agencies often publish preliminary statistics that are revised afterwards. Vintage data are the original preliminary numbers. Consult the FRED database to view revised figures.   More Info

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Annual Reviews

Annual Reviews, published by a non-profit organization by that same name, are a set of monographic series providing critical reviews of current research in 50 biomedical, life, physical, and social sciences disciplines.   More Info

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Cambridge Journals Online

Provides full-text access to articles from journals published by Cambridge University Press for titles the UB Libraries subscribe to in print.   More Info

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Economic Development

Links to selected federal government agencies that promote economic development within the U.S. and abroad.

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Economic Indicators.gov

Links to current and archived press releases, and selected statistical tables about popular economic indicators.   More Info

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Economic Policy

Links and describes the functions of selected federal government agencies that formulate U.S. fiscal, monetary, and economic policies.

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Fed in Print

Index to Federal Reserve economic research.   More Info

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FRASER

Reproduces PDF copies of significant economic statistical publications by the Federal Reserve and selected other agencies. Data go back to the 1890's.   More Info

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FRED

Compiles current and historical Federal Reserve statistical releases and selected other economic data. View or download statistical tables, and interactive graphs.   More Info

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International Direct Investment Statistics

Four databases describe investments to and from OECD nations and the rest of the world. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is an intergovernmental organization of industrialized nations.   More Info

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Oxford University Press Online Journals

The Oxford University Press Online Journals database provides full-text for OUP titles the UB Libraries subscribe to in print.   More Info

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ProQuest Statistical Insight

Indexes and abstracts statistics published by four sources: the United States federal government; the 50 states; intergovernmental organizations (e.g. the OECD, United Nations, etc.); and trade and professional groups located in the U.S.   More Info

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Encyclopedias, Directories, Handbooks

Concise Encyclopedia of Economics

This source features easy-to-read articles by over 150 top economists, including Nobel Prize winners, over 80 biographies of famous economists, and many tables and charts illustrating economics in action.

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EH.Net Encyclopedia of Economic and Business History

High quality reference articles in the field of economic and business history. Articles for this online encyclopedia are written by experts, screened by a group of authorities, and carefully edited.

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Glossary of Political Economy Terms

Gives definitions of terms used by political economists.   More Info

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New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics Online

The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics Online is a dynamic online reference tool tailored for researchers in economics and other related disciplines.   More Info

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Reference Universe

Database of back-of-the-book indexes and article titles to approximately 4,200 subject encyclopedias and reference works. Good source for locating economic information 'buried' in specialized subject encyclopedias.   More Info

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