EC 391 Introduction to Econometrics

MLA Guide from the Purdue OWL Writing Center

Zotero -- citation manager

 

Newspapers

Wall Street Journal database with access to full text of newspaper
New York Times database with access to full text of newspaper

 

Scholarly databases

EconLit with Full Text
Business Source Complete
ABI/INFORM Global
Social Science Research Network
NexisUni

 

Statistical Databases

Statista
Statistical Abstract of the United States- 1878 - 2012
Statistical Abstract of the United States - 2013- Present
ProQuest Statistical Insight
Claritas 360

Additional Data Sources

American Economic Association Data Sources -- including US macroeconomic data, data from foreign countries, and world data
Official Foreign and International Statistical Agencies

 

How to Find Data

1. Identify organizations and agencies that care about your topic
2. Read articles on your topic and see where the authors found their data
3. Use statistical databases to find data close to your topic and follow the source for additional data
4. Be patient and explore websites thoroughly

 

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