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A Dictionary of Economics, 5th ed.
Call Number: Oxford e-book
Publication Date: 2017
This authoritative and comprehensive dictionary contains clear, concise definitions of approximately 3,500 key economic terms covering all aspects of the field.
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History
Call Number: Oxford e-book
Publication Date: 2005
Due to the interdisciplinary nature of the field, the Encyclopedia is divided not only by chronological and geographic boundaries, but also by related subfields such as agricultural history, demographic history, business history, and the histories of technology, migration, and transportation. The articles, all written and signed by international contributors, include scholars from Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Asia. Covering economic history in all areas of the world and segments of economies from prehistoric times to the present,
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Elsevier Handbooks of Economics
These handbooks contain thorough background on the research and theory of a multitude of economics topics written and edited by experts in the field.
New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics
This longstanding, scholarly publication is the go-to place for background on any topic in economics, because its articles are written by experts who provide for each entry an overview of theory and the current state of research.
Routledge Handbooks for Economics Topics
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Wiley Online Library - Books in Economics
This publisher offers reference titles and other books. California Digital Library has licensed most of the Wiley Interscience books for 2011, and UCSD Libraries purchased selected individual volumes from prior years, including major reference works. Suggest a purchase if a desired title doesn't display the unlocked icon via http://bit.ly/i8bPfU.
Springer Electronic Books in Economics
This Springer site includes over 28,000 books from every scientific discipline plus economics and some social sciences published in English and German from 2005 to 2010 plus selected older series back to volume 1.
CRC Press produces reference & regular books in the sciences. This subset points to the online statistics resources in economics, including Introduction to Spatial Econometrics, Linear Model Methodology and Diagnostic Checks in Time Series. Example:
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Introduction to the Mathematics of Finance
Call Number: AMS e-book
Publication Date: 2006
The modern subject of mathematical finance has undergone considerable development, both in theory and practice, since the seminal work of Black and Scholes appeared a third of a century ago. This book is intended as an introduction to some elements of the theory that will enable students and researchers to go on to read more advanced texts and research papers.
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Marketing Scales Handbook, Volume 8
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Publication Date: 2015
"The Marketing Scales Handbooks are the longest-running series that provide reviews of multi-item measures used in scholarly studies of consumer behavior. This volume picks up where Volume 7 ended and has reviews of 392 new scales that were reported in top marketing journal articles published in 2012 and 2013. Each review has information about a scale's source, its psychometric quality, who has used it, and the questions/statements that compose the measure. The bulk of the scales in Volume 8 have to do with topics typical to the series such as brands, advertising, shopping, emotion, e-commerce, and health. Other topics in this volume were less covered in previous volumes and have to do with environmental issues (recycling and green products), word-of-mouth activity, international commerce issues (fair trade and off-shoring), and game-playing.The book is a valuable resource to researchers in a variety of fields who want reliable measures for use in their studies of consumers or similar types of participants such as viewers, clients, patients, or citizens. Instead of using simplistic measures of dubious quality or, at the other extreme, having to build and refine measures from scratch, researchers can use the book's contents to learn from the experts who have already vetted the quality of the measures. By using better scales, accuracy is increased and should improve the decisions based upon the results."