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Research Guide for Economics Students at The University of Northern Colorado
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Find scholarly economics articles. If you're not sure where to begin, try EconLit.

  • EconLit
    Index of journal articles, essays, research papers, books, dissertations, book reviews, and working papers from 1969-present.

Is this journal peer-reviewed?

Scholarly articles have usually been reviewed by experts in the field.  Generally, these articles are longer (at least seven pages), include bibliographies, and are written in a very formal style. To find out of a publication is peer-reviewed, use a tool called Ulrichs.

  • UlrichsWeb
    Look up a journal by title. If the record for that journal says "Refereed: Yes," the journal is peer-reviewed.

Economics Article Indexes & Databases

  • EconLit
    Index of journal articles, essays, research papers, books, dissertations, book reviews, and working papers from 1969-present.
  • NBER Working Paper Series
    Database of publications disseminated by the National Bureau of Economic Research, a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization. Covers 1994-present.
  • SpringerLink
    Multidisciplinary full-text article database that includes economics journals and book chapters.
  • Business Source Premier
    Industry reports, company profiles, country reports, and full-text articles from scholarly business and economics journals.
    An interdisciplinary archive of full-text scholarly publications. Coverage starts at first issue, but most recent issue available will be 3 to 5 years old.
  • Social Sciences Full Text
    Index of publications covering a wide range of interdisciplinary fields including economics, political science, psychology, and sociology. Covers 1983-present.
  • PAIS
    Index of journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, and publications of international agencies from 1970 to present.
  • Social Sciences Citation Index: Web of Science (ISI)
    Index of articles from a broad range of social science disciplines. Often used as a citation analysis tool.
  • Academic Search Premier
    A large academic multidisciplinary database providing full-text articles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for some titles.
  • Finance Literature Database (EconLibrary)
    Index of articles from leading finance journals.


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