Answered By: John Harvard
Last Updated: Aug 10, 2016     Views: 148


To improve your results in HOLLIS+, Academic Search Premier, and other multidisciplinary resources, try adding:

  • Topic terms (economic policy, labor economics, economic theory)
  • Geographic terms (Europe, China)


Diane Sredl, the FAS library liaison for Economics, is available to support researchers via email or in-person consultation.

The Getting Started in Economics Research Guide points to many helpful resources for economics research.


There are many databases for doing economics research. Please visit the research guide listed above for a full selection of resources.

Econlit is a comprehensive indexed bibliography with selected abstracts and full-texts of the world's economic literature, produced by the American Economic Association. It includes coverage of over 1,000 journals as well as articles in collective volumes (essays, proceedings, etc.), book reviews, dissertations, and working papers.

Business Source Complete includes citations, summaries, and full text of articles from academic journals, magazines, and trade publications. Also includes current company, industry and region reports.

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