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How to Use this Guide
Welcome to the Economics guide! Here you will find resources to facilitate and improve your learning, research, and writing. Each section focuses on finding and using a different type of resource:
- Articles: find peer reviewed journal articles as well as policy, industry, legal, and grey literature.
- Current Events: find popular press news stories on the latest issues.
- Data: find datasets for research projects and analysis.
- Books: find recommended books.
- Background Research: find resources for exploring and refining research topics.
- Worldwide Economies: find information and statistics on features of economies throughout the world.
- Publish: find resources on research methods, writing, citation, publishing, and measuring impact.
- Grants: find resources for locating and writing grant proposals.
- Faculty Publications: see recent scholarship from faculty in the BYU Economics Department.
Frequently Used Resources
EconLit (EBSCO) This link opens in a new windowThe premier index of economic literature, produced by the American Economic Association.
ProQuest Business Collection This link opens in a new windowBroad coverage of business, economics, and many other disciplines.
NBER Working Papers This link opens in a new windowProvides initial access to research findings of leading economists often years before the same articles appear in other professional publications.
Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED) This link opens in a new windowEconomic time series data on topics from unemployment to interest rates to population and housing.
Data Planet (SAGE) This link opens in a new windowFind, visualize, and download datasets on a variety of topics including business, economics, and demographics.
Statista This link opens in a new windowAn aggregator of statistics on almost any topic.
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