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Palgrave's Dictionary of Economics Online
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Palgraves is the premier subject encyclopedia for the field. You will find it useful for getting definitive explanations of economic concepts, browsing for research paper topic selection, and locating additional sources for further reading from the article bibliographies. Covers all aspects of the field, including micro and macroeconomics, economic history, econometrics, international, urban, financial, monetary, public, and theoretical economics.
Background Information in Economics: Encyclopedias
Use these specialized topical sources to review concepts, in the early stages of research for topic selection, to find additional sources on a topic, etc.
The Blackwell Companion to the Economics of Housing: The Housing Wealth of Nations
Explores issues including volatility of home prices and the implications of such ‘booms and busts’ for the wider economy; the puzzling link between housing wealth and consumption; innovations in mortgage markets including sub-prime and the crisis it precipitated; the changing face of housing risk; and the challenge of mitigation.
Companion to Economic Forecasting (Wiley)
An accessible and comprehensive account of recent developments in economic forecasting, with many of the chapters aimed at practitioners and non-specialists.
Companion to the History of Economic Thought (Wiley)
Offers a comprehensive and sophisticated exploration of the history of economic thought.
Companion to Theoretical Econometrics (Wiley)
A comprehensive reference to the basics of econometrics. It focuses on the foundations of the field and at the same time integrates popular topics often encountered by practitioners; provides up-to-date research in areas not usually covered by standard econometric texts.
Companion to Urban Economics (Wiley)
An overview of this field, addressing urbanization, land use, housing & real estate, transportation, urban public economics, labor markets, and quality of life.
The Elgar Companion to Feminist Economics
Includes entries addressing key concepts in feminist economics, feminist economic critiques, and reconstructions of major economic theories and policy debates.
The Elgar Companion to Health Economics, Second Edition
Chapters on a wide variety of health care economic and market issues.
An Encyclopedia of Keynesian Economics
Covers major concepts and leading contributors in the field of Keynesian economics.
An Encyclopedia of Macroeconomics
A reference source on macroeconomics, including definitions of terms and concepts, conflicting ideological approaches, and the contributions of major thinkers.
Encyclopedia of World Poverty
provides extensive insight into the contemporary debate on poverty. Contains over 800 original articles written by more than 125 authors.
A Financial History of Modern U.S. Corporate Scandals from Enron to Reform
Includes an examination of the collapse of the Enron Corporation and other financial scandals that arose in the wake of the market downturn of 2000, examines the SEC's full disclosure system in corporate governance and the role of accountants in that system, chronicles numerous scandals, and covers the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
A Financial History of the United States (2002; e-book)
Vol. I: From Christopher Columbus to the Robber Barons (1492-1900)
Vol. II: From J.P. Morgan to the Institutional Investor (1900-1970)
Vol. III: From the Age of Derivatives into the New Millennium (1970-2001)
Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History
This title presents vast era overviews, event and movement profiles, biographies, business and industry profiles, geographic profiles, and more.
Guide to Economic Indicators
Provides access to current and reliable data on the major statistical measures of the U.S. economy, plus explanations of the meaning, use, and availability of macroeconomic indicators.
Handbook of Applied Econometrics, Vol. I, Macro (Wiley)
A survey of the latest (1999) and most important new developments in applied econometrics, focusing on the methodological problems of undertaking empirical work in macro-economics.
Handbook of Applied Econometrics, Vol. II, Micro (Wiley)
Focuses on specific microeconomics applications, rather than conventional econometric theory. Covers issues involved in a variety of applied micro problems, including measuring productivity and efficiency, consumer demand, models of dynamic optimization, analysis of business surveys, etc.
Handbook of Economics & Ethics
Single-user e-book. Substantive articles on concepts and philosophers at the crossroads of economics and ethics.
Handbook of Financial Intermediation and Banking
Treatments of the major financial markets, competition, and regulation.
Handbook of International Trade (Wiley)
This volume explores theories, policies, & issues in the field of International Trade. The chapters focus on four important areas: factor proportions theory, trade policy, investment, and new trade theory. Covers such topics as the Heckscher-Ohlin Trade Model and the Stolper-Samuelson Price Link, wages, antidumping, etc.
Handbook of International Trade: Economic and Legal Analyses of Trade Policy and Institutions (Wiley)
This 2nd volume focuses on the economic and legal analysis of international laws and institutions as they impact trade. Addresses central issues including labor, environmental rights, preferential trade agreements, antitrust policy, patent rights, antidumping, trade liberalization, and foreign direct investment.
International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences
Search a wide array of global topics in the social sciences.
Oxford Handbooks Online: Economics & Finance
50+ encyclopedias in all areas of economic specialty.
Princeton Encyclopedia of the World Economy
Explains the key elements of the world economy with entries covering a wide range of topics in international trade, finance, production, and economic development.
Routledge Handbook of Major Events in Economic History
The Handbook of Major Events in Economic History aims to introduce readers to the important macroeconomic events of the past two hundred years and how today's situation fits in this historical timeline. It was written to present the professional consensus on the economics driving these historical events.
Wiley Encyclopedia of Management: Managerial Economics
a treatment of economic concepts from a business management perspective, part of a renowned multi-volume Management encyclopedia
The Wiley‐Blackwell Companion to Economic Geography
Presents a comprehensive and accessible overview of major themes in the field, including the geographies of production, resources, societal interaction, and circulation of products, services, and information.