These pages will help you successfully complete your assignments for ECON 480. Meet with Nancy to talk about where to get started, finding sources for your assignments, or anything about doing research for economics assignments. Or, send an email.
that you may use in this class.
tend to contain investigative journalism as well as commentary/editorials. They often explore current events or ongoing debates in society.
Though not peer-reviewed, news articles from reputable & specialist publications (like The Economist, Wall Street Journal, and Financial Times) may be helpful for your presentation assignments.
These videos teach you how to search in library databases to find scholarly articles, reports, some working papers, and more.
1. How to develop good keywords that will tell the database what you want.
There are 2 main search sites for library databases that you will use, EBSCO and ProQuest. Most databases for scholarly articles that you will search in use one of these sites. The next videos show you how to search.
Search U.S. government websites for articles, reports, and information about your presentation topic. Use this structure for your keywords: