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Economics: Search the literature

Recommended reading

To find a recommended book, journal or article, use the Library Catalogue.To research a subject area use the specialist Library databases listed below.  


New to a topic?

Reference works, such as dictionaries and encyclopedias, can be a good place to start.

Finding literature in economics

When you find a reference of interest, click on links to find out whether the Library provides access to the full document, either online or within the Library's print collection. For help with search skills and evaluating what you find choose Learning at Bath.

Resources on topics and regions

The following resources are useful for in-depth searching. 

New books

Find newspaper articles

 Financial Times via PQ One Business

Access to the Financial Times (without registration) from 1996 onwards with a 30 day embargo. 

Access without embargo from 2005. You need to register to use - please use your University of Bath email address. 

web link icon The independent: 1992 onwards.

Search for dissertations and theses, working papers and policy documents

Choose a research method

There are different types of research requiring different methodologies and considerations. Sage Research Methods and the CARMA video library are good starting points.  To find additional literature try the library catalogue and databases such as Web of Science and Scopus.

Please note: registration required.

What If the Library does not have the materials you need?

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