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Finding Econ Articles in Popular Magazines & Newspapers: Getting Started

Use to find economics newspaper and magazine articles (not scholarly journal articles). May be useful for assignments in the introductory micro and macro economics courses.


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This guide will help identify good sources for newspaper and news magazine articles in Economics.  It was designed for short paper assignments where students must read, analyze, and discuss recent articles on micro or macro economic topics.

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Proquest Newsstand Search examples

Let's say you want to find articles in the Wall Street Journal relating to the administration's proposal for economic stimulus, and especially the "Cash for Clunkers" program.  You might try the following search:

Business Source Premier search example

Type the search terms as above, then select magazines using the radio button above the search results (you can also search within specific titles if desired):

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