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Economics Research Guide

Dictionaries, treatises and journals on law and economics are detailed in this guide.

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Secondary Sources

This page lists Secondary Sources such as dictionaries and encyclopedias, treatises, economics journals, working papers, and web resources that can be a helpful place to start your research. There is also a subpage that lists specific economics journals that are available through the Georgetown Law Library. If you are looking to search within a specific journal, consult that list or use the eJournal Finder to search for the publication's title.

The Georgetown Main Campus has a larger collection of economics resources and also maintains guides for researching Economics and finding and using Economic Data. Resources in the main campus collection can be found by searching their catalog (GEORGE) or by using OneSearch to view holdings at all Georgetown-affiliated campuses. 

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Books and Treatises

You can find books and treatises on economics by searching GULLiver (the Law Library catalog) and GEORGE (Main Campus Libraries catalog) by keywords or subject headings. Some of the subject headings you can use in library catalogs are:

Economics Journals -- Indexes and Full Text

Working Papers

Working paper databases can provide access to research drafts or pre-publication prints of research papers. Sometimes these papers are stored in academic institutional repositories, though larger networks exist as well.