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The Economics subject guide gives you access to useful library databases and trusted Web resources, relevant for researching many topics in economics or finance

Journal Articles

The databases listed below are good sources of top-rated academic journal articles and working papers in Economics and Finance. 

Using them (rather than Web sources) will improve your chances of producing high quality work.

Other databases that also offer coverage of Economics:

Working Papers. Preprints

Working papers, discussion papers and preprints are quite important in economics. They often present initial research thoughts and findings, and may later be published in modified form as a journal article. They are not peer-reviewed, but may be moderated by portals like SocArXiv that host them. They are nearly all free (open access), except for a few prestigious series like CEPR and NBER papers. Some useful sources of them include: