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Economics: Journals & Databases


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Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed Journals in the following databases are highly-specialized sources for your research.  Journal articles are written by experts, are typically around 5-20 pages in length and usually focus on conducting or discussing original research in a specific field.

Individual Journals

Search individual journals for topics by choosing a journal and then "search within this publication".

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American Economic Review: AEA's flagship journal; 1911- Current with a 24 month embargo

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Quarterly Journal of Economics: Oldest professional journal of economics; 1886 - Current with a 12 month embargo


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Review of Economic StudiesFounded in 1933 by a group of young British and American Economists; 1965 - Current with a 12 month embargo


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Journal of Political Economy: Provides significant research in economic theory and practice; 1965 - Current with a 12 month embargo


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Journal of Economic Literature: Designed to help economists keep abreast of the vast flow of literature; 1969- Current with a 24 month embargo


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Journal of Economic Perspectives: Fills a gap between general interest press and other academic journals; 1987-Current