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Oxford Reference Online

Oxford Reference

Dictionaries of Accounting, Business, Economics, and Finance & Banking.

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Europa World Online

Europa World Online

Includes economic, political and geographic background information and statistical data by country; regional surveys provide in-depth, expert analysis at regional, sub-regional and country level

For historical data, see our print holdings of the Europa World Year Book (1991-2005) and the Europa Year Book (1959-1988)

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eiu.com

EIU.com
Economist Intelligence Unit

Current profiles, economic reports, and data on nearly 200 countries or economic territories.

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World Development Reoprt

An annual publication of The World Bank, The World Development Report (WDR) is a valuable guide to the economic, social and environmental state of the world today. Each year the WDR provides in depth analysis of a specific aspect of development. Past reports have considered such topics as sustainable development, the role of the state, transition economies, labor, infrastructure, health, the environment, and poverty. Contains graphs, tables, charts, and a bibliography.

Call Number:
Ref HC59.7 .W659 

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Cabell's Directories

Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities

Publishing opportunities in Business, Economics, Education, and Psychology.

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Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History
5 volumes

Nearly 900 articles covering topics in 11 main areas: countries and regions; cities; agriculture; production systems, business history, and technology; demography; institutions, governments, and markets; macroeconomic history and international economies; money, banking, and finance; labor; natural resources and the environment; biographies.

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Ref HC15 .O94 2003

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Encyclopedia of Political Economy
2 volumes

A fully refereed collection of approximately 450 original articles documenting the current state of knowledge in political economy.  Emphasis is placed on research and theories developed during the 1960s - 1990s. Articles are arranged in alphabetical order by major subject area; use the index at the back of Volume 2 to find more specific topics. Entries include bibliographies and “See also” references.

Call Number:
Ref HB61 .E554 1999

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The Irwin Guide to Using The Wall Street Journal

By USF Professor Michael Lehmann, the objective of this book is to show the reader how to use The Wall Street Journal to be your own economist.

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Ref HB3743 .L44 2000

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The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics
4 volumes

Detailed entries for economics terms, schools of thought, and economists. Entries include bibliographies.

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Ref HB61 .N49 1987

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Pocket Economist

The purpose of this book is “to demystify the most important pieces of economic jargon.” Contains brief, plain English entries, arranged in alphabetical order.

Call Number:
Ref HB61 .B37 2000

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Who's Who in Economics

A biographical dictionary of major economists (living and dead) from 1700 to 1996. Entries include the following information: date of birth, current and past positions, degrees, offices and honors, editorial duties, principal fields of interest, publications, and principal contributions to the field. Entries for living economists were self-authored. Entries for deceased economists were written mostly by the editor.

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Ref HB76 .W47 1999

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The World Economy: A Millennial Perspective

Covers the development of the entire world economy over the last 2000 years. Published by The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the purpose of this book is to quantify the economic performance of nations over the very long term. Includes over 200 tables and graphs. Appendices include time series data on population, GDP, employment, labor productivity, and value and volume of exports.

Call Number:
Ref HC21 .M285 2001

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Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History
2 volumes

Contents are arranged alphabetically by subject area. The section entitled “Contents by Era” helps facilitate locating topics by general time period. Also includes an extensive chronology of U.S. economic history from early civilizations to 1999. Entries include “See also” references, recommendations for further reading, and often contain maps or photographs.

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Ref HC102 .G35 1999

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Gleeson Reference Room, 1st Floor