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Economics 410W Topics in Macroeconomics (Spring 2019): Where do I find books and overviews on/of my topic?

Research guide for Econ 410W, with a focus on macroeconomic theory, fiscal policy and the labor market. The guide serves to familiarize the student with both relevant bibliographic and data resources that are essential to the completion if their research


Use discoverE to find books, journals, videos, government documents, microfilm collections and other materials at the Emory libraries, which include Woodruff, Pitts Theology, Health Sciences Center, McMillan Law, Guy Chemistry, Math & Science Center and, Oxford libraries.

Book Reviews/Critiques


The following databases inlcude book reviews--use their respective drop down menus to limit your search to these articles.


  • EconLit with Full Text (1969 to present)
    THE most comprehensive and respected database in the field of economics. Produced by the American Economic Association, it indexes scholarly economics literature from journals, books, dissertations, and working papers. A good feature of this database is the "narrow by subject" option to the left of your search
  • Social Sciences Abstracts
    Indexes core periodicals in the fields of anthropology, economics, geography, law and criminology, political science, social work, sociology, and international relations.






Annual Reviews in Economics

Handbooks in Economics

Handbooks in Economics

Of particular use are the rather comprehensive bibiliographies.  In many cases, the bibliographies will be cross-referenced and full-text available.  In other cases, you will need to use other resources, such as eJournals to locate the full-text of the desired article or DiscoverE for a book.


Example Bibliography:

  • Brainard, 1994 L. Brainard, Last one out wins: Trade policy in an international exit game. International Economic Review,  35  (1994), pp. 151–172.
  • Brainard and Martimort, 1992 L. Brainard and D. Martimort, Strategic trade policy with incompletely informed policymakers. National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper No. 4069, (1992).
  • Branco, 1994 F. Branco, Favoring domestic firms in procurement contracts. Journal of International Economics,  37  (1994), pp. 65–80. Article | PDF (896 K) | | View Record in Scopus | | Cited By in Scopus (29)





The top two articles require you to search for the International Economic Review and National Bureau of Economics Research in eJournals; the other article is already available to you full-text by way of the index.