Economics Articles & Working Papers
Use the fopllowing databases to find journal articles working papers, books, book chapters, and conference proceedings in economics and related disciplines. Highlighted items in bold are particularly recommended.
CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online). Indexes journals, books, policy briefs, working papers, and conference proceedings from research institutes worldwide related to international affairs analysis and advocacy materials. Also includes links to international affairs Internet sources.
Conference Board. Provides full text research reports on the latest issues in business management and US and global economics. Proprietary, nonbiased research includes studies of Fortune 500 companies on business trends, leadership decisions, performance excellence, ethics and corporate governance, HR, and forcasts of regional, national, and international economic conditions. 1995-present.
EconLit. The most comprehensive index to scholarly journal articles in economics. It also lists books and dissertations, and indexes articles within 'collective works' (books consisting of collections of essays or individual papers). Most citations include a searchable abstract. (You may also search all Social Sciences databases.)
Elsevier Geography. Indexes over 2000 journals, monographs, books, conference proceedings, and theses covering the international literature in physical and human geography, as well as international development issues.
Google Scholar. Lists journal articles, books, preprints, and technical reports in many subject areas. Some listings include links to related articles and to other sources that cite the item. Includes content from free resources as well as subscription resources (such as electronic journals from selected publishers). Use the UC-eLinks option, when available, to find the UCB access to a publication.
IDEAS: Economics and Finance Research. A free bibliographic database on economics. Offering citations to thousands of full-text working papers, books and book chapters, and articles from peer-reviewed journals.
JSTOR. Includes over 1000 scholarly journals with access to more than 2 million articles. JSTOR is an archive which means that current issues (generally the most recent 3-5 years) of the journals are not yet available.
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). Provides access to NBER research results through the working paper series.The NBER is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of how the economy works. Their research is conducted by more than 600 university professors around the country, the leading scholars in their fields. NBER Data and Data links provide access to government economic information such as business cycle data.
PAIS International and PAIS Archive. Indexes books, journals, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, and web sources related to public policy, politics, economics, and social issues worldwide. Includes publications from over 120 countries. Some of the indexed materials are published in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish. The Archive covers English-language material only. (You may also search all Social Sciences databases.)
PolicyFile. Index to public policy in the areas of economics, politics, the environment, and social issues, taken from reports from a wide range of thinks tanks, Non-governmental organizations, international governmental organizations, and other institutions worldwide.
Rand Research Publications. Think tank supplying analyses for policy development in a wide variety of areas, including economics, education, environment and energy, health, international public policy, labor markets, population and regional studies, science and technology, social welfare, transportation, military studies, and global security. The database is also searchable by author, title word, or words in the abstract.
Social Science Research Network (SSRN) eLibrary. Association of virtual research networks, including one in Economics(ERN). Includes a database of working papers as well as professional announcements, job openings, and a professional directory with contact information for authors available on the web site.
Web of Science. Indexes and provides article citation links over 8,000 of the leading journals in the arts, humanities, sciences and social sciences, providing searching of footnoted citations.
World Banking Abstracts. Abstracts of articles published internationally in over 400 banking and finance publications. Contains abstracts of published information in all areas of finance. The abstracts are drawn from journals, magazines, and research reports such as those from the US Federal Reserve Banks, the EC research institutes and universities throughout the world.