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Economics

This guide is for students of economics.

Librarian

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Luz Badillo
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luz.badillo@csun.edu
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Websites

Use Google Public Data and type your search in the search box to find datasets. Example: search for GDP and select a dataset, drill down by selecting a country or region. Don't forget to take the next step in finding deeper data directly from the source's website!

Publications, Analysis, and Outlook

Selected Gov. Agencies with Economic Data

Consumer Price Index/Cost of Living

Associations

Organizations/Agencies

Databases

Journals

The library offers access to many journals! These are just a few:

  • Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly the Journal of Socio-Economics) welcomes submissions that deal with various economic topics but also involve issues that are related to other social sciences, especially psychology, or use experimental methods of inquiry.
  • Journal of Economic Methodology contains work in the broad field of economic methodology.
  • Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics is a forum in which those who wish to expand the boundaries of economic science are invited to contribute research that seeks out the hidden assumptions that determine the economist’s current world view, relax them and so evolve a new discipline more appropriate to the contemporary global environment, thereby enabling economists to tackle problems.
  • Open Economics is a peer-reviewed Open Access journal, devoted to the publication of original research in all fields of economics. The journal publishes research and review articles that cover all the areas of economics.
  • Quantitative Economics Research is an International Journal publishes original and high quality applied research orientation in the field of economics that employ theoretical, empirical, and experimental methods. This journal also encourages review articles in particular innovative and fundamental papers that focus on various facets of economics of the emerging market and developing economies.

Books

The library owns more than 80,000 books on economics. A list of books can be found via OneSearch, here. Here are a few:

  • A Dictionary of Economics is wide-ranging and authoritative. This fourth edition covers all aspects of economics, including economic theory as well as applied micro and macroeconomics. It is a useful dictionary for professional economists as well as students and teachers of economics, business and finance.
  • An Eponymous Dictionary of Economics: A Guide to Laws and Theorems Named after Economists is a fascinating and accessible reference work with comprehensive coverage of the field of economics from Adam Smith's Problem through Minkowski's Theorem to Zellner's Estimator.
  • Routledge Dictionary of Economics now in its third edition, provides the clearest, most authoritative definition of economic and financial terms available. The book is perfect for students and professionals interested in a broad range of disciplines including Business, Economics, Finance, and Accountancy and all additional subjects where a knowledge of these fields of essential.

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