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The Economics Research Process
Here are a few books that can be helpful in explaining the economic research process:
By Steven A. Greenlaw
HB74.5 .G734 2006
By Glenn L. Johnson
HB74.5 .J65 1986
Edited by Steven G. Medema and Warren J. Samuels
HB74.5 .F68 1996
By Don Ethridge
HB74.5 .E84 1995
2012 Nobel Prize in Economics Awarded
Three American economists - Eugene F. Fama, Lars Peter Hansen, and Robert J. Shiller- have been named the recipients of the 2013 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences for their their empirical analysis of asset prices.
If you would like to read more about their work, the library has several resources to offer:
New Economics Resources at UK
Two new data sources are now available. The IMF data, formerly available only in CD-ROM, is now accessible via an online database.
UK Libraries currently subscribes to the following newspaper databases, all of which contain a great deal of economic news:
Access World News
Full-text of over 600 U.S. newspapers, including the Lexington Herald-Leader (1983 - present) and other Kentucky newspapers. Access World News also covers over 1,300 foreign English-language news resources. Also includes the section "Access Business News," which includes a current subscription to the Economist, among many other papers.
Includes access to over 5,600 news, business, legal, medical and reference publications (most full-text, the rest abstracted), primarily newspapers, magazines and journals. Covers local, regional and international newspapers (in English and non-English languages). Includes a section for "Business News Publications."
Wall Street Journal
Daily newspaper provides coverage of U.S. and International financial and business news. Full-text (with abstracts) from ProQuest.
The following sites, freely available on the web, are also helpful sources of economic information:
New York Times: Economics
Greg Mankiw Blog
Business and Economics Liaison
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University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0456
New Economics Books
Here are a couple of the many new economics books recently added to our collection.