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Economics: Economics

Resources for research and study in Economics

Also check out the Economics Research Portal

A gateway to organized online resources for research and teaching in the Economics program

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Historical Research Sources

Financial Times Historical
"The Financial Times Historical Archive delivers the complete searchable run of the world’s most authoritative daily business newspaper.
 Every item ever printed in the paper, from 1888-2009, can be searched and browsed article by article and page by page."

Economist Historical Archive 
The Economist Historical Archive is a searchable copy of every issue of The Economist from 1843 to 2006.

Kelly J. Evans & Jeanie M. Welch (2014) Measuring the Past: Free Digitized Sources of Historical International Economic Information, Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 19:4, 287-305, DOI: 10.1080/08963568.2014.946363





Economic Recovery Digest


Background Information

A mix of Mason Libraries e-resources and key economics websites.

Selected Mason Libraries' Databases

The following Mason Libraries' databases are good places to look for economic information.  For more resources, look at the Economics section or the Statistics & Polls section of the Libraries' Database Portal.

Subject Guide

Jo Ann Henson
Fenwick Library, Fairfax Campus
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As your librarian, I communicate, consult and collaborate with students and faculty, instruct classes, and provide one-on-one research assistance in person, by phone, e-mail & in Mason Libraries. In addition, I select books, journals, multimedia, online sources and other scholarly materials for the Department of Economics. Need help? Just ask --I'm delighted to be here with you and  I look forward to working with you!