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Welcome! This research guide is to support ECON 2100 and ECON 2105 with Dr. Adams at GSU Perimeter College, Alpharetta campus.
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Background Information & Selected Books
Use these resources to understand core concepts in economics and economic research.
SAGE Knowledge Collection This link opens in a new window
SAGE Knowledge contains reference works and handbooks in the Social Sciences and Economics.
21st Century Economics: a Reference Handbook by
Publication Date: 2010-05-14
21st Century Economics: A Reference Handbook features highly readable summaries of theory and models in key areas of micro and macroeconomics, helpful for students trying to get a "big picture" sense of the field.
Macroeconomics, Third Edition by
Publication Date: 2021-02-01
This book brings these theories together under one methodological roof, where the choices made by economic agents depend on their varying perceptions of the economic constraints they face, combining new classical principles, under which the economy operates at full employment, with theories that allow for extended periods of underemployment brought about by mixed signals from workers and employers. The task of macroeconomics is to provide the tools for understanding the performance of the aggregate economy, as measured by production, employment, inflation, and other economic indicators.
Scholarly Article Research Databases
Use these databases and search for broad keywords related to your topic of interest.
EconLit This link opens in a new window
Provides citations and abstracts dating back to 1886 and full-text articles in economic fields such as capital markets, country studies, econometrics, economic forecasting, government regulations, labor economics, monetary theory, urban economics, and more.
Business Source Complete This link opens in a new window
Business Source Complete is a scholarly business database that provides full-text access to many peer-reviewed business related journals, including disciplines such as marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Direct Opt Out Link
Academic Search Complete This link opens in a new window
Academic Search Complete provides complete coverage of multidisciplinary academic journals. The collection includes peer-reviewed journals, full-text periodicals, reports, and books, for STM research, the Social Sciences, Humanities, and other areas of academic studies. PDF content dates back as far as 1887.
ABI/INFORM Collection This link opens in a new window
A comprehensive and diverse full text business database. Covers scholarly journals, working papers, newspapers, blogs, podcasts, websites, books, conference proceedings and papers, dissertations and theses, magazines, and newspapers from 1923 to the present.
Macroeconomics Data Sources
Global Economics Data Sources