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  • EconLit - Via EBSCO - Dates: 1969-
    EconLit identifies articles, books, working papers and more, covering all aspects of economics. Some full text and links to more.
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  • JSTOR - Dates: Varies by title from 1800s - 2000s
    Full text articles in many disciplines.
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  • NBER Working Papers - Dates: Novermber 1994 - current
    Full text of National Bureau of Economic Research working papers.

  • CEPR Discussion Papers - Dates: 1999 -
    All CEPR Discussion Papers published since the beginning of 1999 (i.e. from No. 2050) are available as electronic (PDF) files.

  • Social Sciences Citation Index - Via ISI Web of Science - Dates: 1900 - current
    Identifies journal articles and cited references in all social science disciplines, many with links to full text.

  • ScienceDirect - Dates: Varies
    Journals from Elsevier Science. Browse or search tables of contents, abstracts and full text of articles in all disciplines.
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  • World Development Indicators (WDI) Online - Dates: 1960 - current
    Downloadable time series data for over 200 countries. Includes demographic, socioeconomic, market and environmental data.

  • International Monetary Fund (IMF) International Financial Statistics (IFS) - Dates: 1948 - current
    Downloadable financial and economic time series data for over 200 countries.

  • Global Financial Data - Dates: Varies
    Downloadable datasets of basic economic indicators (exchange & interest rates, commodity prices, CPI, PPI, etc.).
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  • OECD iLibrary - Dates: 1983-current
    Offers access to the full range of OECD statistical publications; coverage is global. Formerly known as SourceOECD.

  • ABI/INFORM Complete - Via ProQuest - Dates: Varies
    Articles from academic business journals and business trade publications; country, industry reports, some market data.
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  • Africa Development Indicators - Dates: 1961--
    Social, economic, financial, natural resources, infrastructure, governance, environmental indicators for 53 African countries.
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  • BLS Statistics via Bureau of Labor Statistics - Dates: 1994-current
    Provides datasets on labor economics, working condition, employment and pays, inflation and price, consumer expenditure survey.
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  • CenStats - Dates: Current
    Data from U.S. Census databases.
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  • County Business Patterns - Dates: 1998 - Current
    Data on US businesses: number of establishments, employees, and payroll; from entire US to ZIP code level, by NAICS or SIC.
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  • Factiva - Via Factiva - Dates: Varies by publication
    Contains articles on business, news, and companies worldwide, current and historical financial quotes, and company profiles.
    Improve your search experience in Factiva with the tips in this handout: FactivaSearchTips.pdf

  • Global Development Finance (GDF) Online - Dates: 1970 - current
    Downloadable time series data on debt and financial flow for countries that report debt to the World Bank.

  • Global Economic Monitor - Dates: current
    Daily and monthly commentary on global economic conditions; access to high frequency data, trend analysis, forecasting & modeling.
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  • ICPSR - Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research - Dates: Varies
    Datasets and codebooks in political science, health and welfare, education and economics.
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    Datasets must be analyzed using statistical software such as SAS, SPSS, or Stata.

  • Interactive Date via Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) - Dates: Varies
    Provides access to BEA data in national, international, regional or industry levels. BEA updates its data in near real time.

  • MathSciNet - Dates: 1940 - current
    Identifies and provides reviews of journal papers and book chapters in math and related disciplines, some with links to full text.

  • New York State Data Center - Dates: Varies
    Provides the state's primary and most comprehensive source for economic and demographic data.

  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History - Dates: Varies
    Online access to an excellent resource for background information on economic history topics.

  • Palgrave Dictionary of Economics - Dates: Varies
    Revised and expanded edition of the 1998 print dictionary.

  • ProQuest Research, Newspapers & Business - Dates: Varies
    Identifies articles in journals, magazines and newspapers, many full text. Includes ABI/Inform, Ethnic NewsWatch,GenderWatch
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  • ProQuest Statistical Insight - Via ProQuest - Dates: varies
    US and international statistics. Includes full text statistical tables and abstracts of additional statistical sources.
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  • Social Science Research Network (SSRN) - Dates: Varies
    Identifies working papers and articles in economics, accounting, legal studies and management, many with links to full text.

  • Statistics Canada - Dates: Varies
    Oficial website for Canadian census data, economic and health indicators, and social and justice conditions.

  • UNdata - Dates: Current
    Retrieves data series from more than 30 United Nations and agency databases in one search interface.
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  • Wall Street Journal - Via Factiva - Dates: 1979 - current
    Full text articles published in the Wall Street Journal.
    After connecting to Factiva, use the "Source Browser" to limit your search to the Wall Street Journal.

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