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Economics Research: Home

This guide provides an overview of research methods and the Fordham University Library's collection of economics resources.

Welcome to This Economics Research Guide

We hope that this guide on the subject of economics will help you with your research effort.

The Fordham University Library provides access to economic resources in print and electronic formats. In its print collection, you will find books and e-books by and about venerable economists - Adam Smith, John Maynard Keynes and Milton Friedman among others. You can read the latest business and economic news stories in databases that deliver The Economist, Financial Times and The New York Times. You can draw insight from well-regarded periodicals such as Harvard Business Review and Econometrics Journal. All of these resources and more are available to you in the Fordham University Library.


Recent books on economics in Fordham Library

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Free Business Reports on the Internet

In addition to resources owned by the Fordham Libraries, researchers should consider reports found via trade association, global organizations (U.N., IMF, World Bank, etc.), business schools, consulting firms, government and think tank websites. Here is a sample of what is available:

Library of Congress Call Numbers for the Subject of Economics

This is the Library of Congress classification outline for the subjects of business and economics. Contact a reference librarian for further information about sub headings which may be helpful when considering a topic for a research paper.

Subclass H Social Sciences (General)

Subclass HA Statistics

Subclass HB Economic Theory. Demography

Subclass HC Economic History and Conditions

Subclass HD Industries. Land Use. Labor

Subclass HE Transportation and Communications

Subclass HF Commerce

Subclass HG Finance

Subclass HJ Public Finance



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