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NOTE: No weekly drop in hours at Economics Building this quarter, however, there are drop in hours at Rady School of Management. Meetings also are available by appointment at Geisel Library.
Quick Links to Popular Resources
Below are the most frequently-used links to our online economics resources.
Use this link to get to the UCSD subscription to The Economist
online, which covers recent contents. We also have a special link for The Economist Historical Archive
Abstracts journal articles, books, dissertations, and working papers in economics. New records added monthly. Produced by American Economic Association.
CEIC Data contains economic, industrial and financial time-series data. Access limited to 5 simultaneous users. Try again later if refused.
Four databases are included in this package:
• China Premium Databases
“The China Premium Database offers over 326000 time-series records on macroeconomic, sector, industry and regional data dating back to 1949. The China Premium Database is available in both English and Chinese.”
• Brazil Premium Databases
“The Brazil Premium Database covers 13 macroeconomic and 13 industry growth sectors with unmatched coverage of the energy, biofuel, and automobile sectors. Regional data are also available for Brazil's 5 regions, all 27 states, and 6000 municipalities.”
• Global Database
• Daily Database
Global Financial Database
Financial and economic data covering over 150 countries and over 6,500 historical and current data series. Bonds, T-bills, unemployment, GDP, commodity prices, exchange rates, and more, some dating back to 1900. Note: To access, use the “Login Anonymously” option and choose GFDatabase in the left nav bar.
Click on DataInsight Web (left nav bar) for the U.S. macroeconomic data set. The other section of Global Insight provides same-day analysis and risk assessment service covering over 200 countries and four industries, providing insightful analysis of market conditions and key events around the world. Formerly World Markets Research Centre (WMRC). Includes country risk and sovereign risk. Industries covered: automotive, energy, healthcare and pharma, telecoms.
Guide to Economic & Financial Datasets
This libguide covers multidisciplinary datasets, and areas such as behavioral/experimental economics, economic development, environmental and resource economics, finance, international economics, urban and regional economics, and labor economics
IMF eLibrary data
Includes data from International Financial Statistics, Government Finance Statistics, Balance of Payments Statistics, and Direction of Trade Statistics. Use the "Query Builder" to search for data.
NBER Working Papers
This searchable online archive of downloadable economics working papers by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). Papers appear here for discussion and revision prior to formal publication in journals and books.
Web of Science
Indexes over 18,000 journals in all subjects (coverage back to 1900 for science and social science journals), as well as 80,000 books and more than 180K conference proceedings. Includes the popular "cited reference search" to identify papers which have cited a previously published work or author. Can also sort by "times cited" and find related articles based on commonly cited works.
World Bank e-Library
The World Bank e-library is an online, fully cross-searchable portal of World Bank documents. The collection consists of World Bank publications and Policy Research Working Papers, plus each new book and paper as they are published.