This is the "Home" page of the "Economics Research Guide" guide.
Alternate Page for Screenreader Users
Skip to Page Navigation
Skip to Page Content
Washington University Libraries
Ask Us

email  chat  phone  text

Economics Research Guide  

Last Updated: Jan 25, 2013 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

Home Print Page


  • EconLit Link
    Full text. Indexing & abstracts and some full text for 400+ journals and 500+ collected works per year, including books, dissertations, and working papers. Updated monthly.

    Hint: Look under the Find Articles tab at the top of the page to get to the Multisearch category for Economics, as well as other useful Multisearch categories. More databases are searchable there!

Accessing NBER Research

There are several ways to access NBER research and publications through the Library.  Here are the direct links:

(They SHOULD work for proxy server access.  Let us know if they don't!)

Economic Statistics from Economy Watch (New! 1/30/12)

Featured Resource: Europa World Online

  • Europa World Online
    "Europa World Plus is the online version of the Europa World Year Book and the nine-volume Europa Regional Surveys of the World series. First published in 1926, the year book is renowned as one of the world's leading reference works, covering political and economic information in more than 250 countries and territories."

75 Years of American Finance

  • 75 Years of American Finance
    Created by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, through its FRASER interface. "A graphic presentation of American financial history from 1861 through 1938. It was published as a continuous timeline over 85 feet long."

For Teachers: 10 Resources for Economics

Index of Economic Freedom

Shadow Government Statistics

  • Shadow Government Statistics
    "[A]n electronic newsletter service that exposes and analyzes flaws in current U.S. government economic data and reporting, as well as in certain private-sector numbers, and provides an assessment of underlying economic and financial conditions, net of financial-market and political hype."

History of the Federal Reserve

  • Visual History of the Federal Reserve System, 1914-2009
    "FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE, the Federal Reserve has
    been governing the monetary system of the United States
    since 1914. This chart maps the rise of the Fed from its
    origins as a relatively minor institution, often controlled by Presidents and the United States Department of the
    Treasury, into an independent and powerful body that rivals the Presidency in terms of prominence."

Subject Guide

Profile Image
Cynthia Hudson Vitale
Contact Info
Olin Library Room 122
Phone: (314) 935-7465
Fax: (314) 935-4778

Suggest a link

Know a site or book that you'd like to share? Add your suggestion below and help improve this Subject Guide.


Loading  Loading...