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EconLit indexes scholarly literature in all fields of economics, including economic theory, production, welfare, growth, inflation, accounting, international trade, economic history, social indicators, capital markets, consumer finance, business credit, labor and demographics. It is an expanded version of the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) indexes, plus citations to articles in collective volumes indexed in the annual volumes of Index of Economic Articles. EconLit also incorporates the references from Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics and has the full text of JEL book reviews.

Leads To Citations with abstracts for articles from over 550 journals as well as for books, dissertations, working papers, and articles from collective works such as annuals and yearbooks. The full text of book reviews is available.

Dates Covered

Journal coverage begins with 1969, books and dissertations with 1987, working papers with 1984, and book reviews with 1994. Updated monthly.

Print Counterpart

Journal of Economic Literature
Lockwood Ref (Index Area)
CALL NUMBER: HB 1 .A3 J6, 1969-present

Index of Economic Articles (title varies)
Lockwood Ref (Index Area)
CALL NUMBER: Z 7164 .E2 I48, 1966-1993 

Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics
Library Annex 
CALL NUMBER: HB 1 .A27, 1986-1997

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