Economics

Balance of Payments Statistics (BOP)

Alternative Titles
Balance of Payments Statistics
BOPS
International Monetary Fund, IMF Stats, IMF Statistical Databases
Description

The BOP database contains time series data from 1948. Balance of Payments Statistics summarize, for a specific period, the economic transactions of an economy with the rest of the world. It reports total goods, services, factor income, and current transfers an economy receives from or provides to the rest of the world as well as capital transfers and changes in each economy's external financial claims and liabilities.

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Type
Statistics
Coverage
1948-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9957
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Direction of Trade Statistics (DOT)

Alternative Titles
Direction of Trade Statistics
DOTS
International Monetary Fund, IMF Stats
Description

The DOT database contains time series data from 1980. Direction of Trade Statistics provides critical data on the value of merchandise exports and imports between each country and all its trading partners. It reports total bilateral and multilateral exports and imports aggregated at national or regional group level.

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Type
Statistics
Coverage
1980-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9955
Access
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New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

Alternative Titles
New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd edition
The New Palgrave Macmillan Dictionary of Economics Second Edition
Palgrave Dictionary of Economics
NPDE
Description

The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd edition, edited by Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume, 2008.  Contains over 1,850 articles by more than 1,500 of the world's leading economists. Updated quarterly.

Based on The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, edited by Eatwell, Milgate and Newman, 1987, but with 80% new material.  1987 edition also included; can be searched separately or together with the 2008 edition.

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9913
Access
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World Development Indicators

Alternative Titles
WDI
Description

The World Development Indicators (WDI) provides a comprehensive selection of economic, social and environmental indicators, drawing on data from the World Bank and more than 30 partner agencies. The database covers more than 900 indicators for 210 economies with data back to 1960. Specific series and countries/groups can be selected for specific year ranges, and data can be exported.

Type
Numeric Data
Coverage
1960 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9909
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

ProQuest Research Library

Alternative Titles
PQRL
Description

Indexes over 5,000 journals and magazines covering all fields and topics, academic and popular, beginning as early as 1971.  Provides full text for articles from over 3,600 of these journals and magazines.  Includes a diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers designed to cover the top 150 core academic subject reference areas extensively.

Type
Article Index
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1971 - (Varies by title.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9851
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NBER Working Paper Series

Alternative Titles
National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers
Description
View and download the full-text of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Working Papers. Searchable by keyword and browsing by date of publication, program, or JEL classification.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1994 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9845
Access
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Google Scholar @ U-M (with U-M Ann Arbor MGet It Links)

Alternative Titles
GoogleScholar (with "Availability at UMichigan" Links)
Description

The Google Scholar search engine that searches for scholarly documents on the World Wide Web, with the added feature of MGet It (labeled as "Availability at UMichigan") links from University of Michigan at Ann Arbor that connect you to the online and print versions held by the University Library.

Type
Article Index
Search Engine
Coverage
Searches for documents available on World Wide Web dated from prehistory to the present.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9825
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Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

Description

International in scope and spanning all time periods of human history, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History includes 900 original articles by noted scholars from more than thirty-five countries. Articles range from 500-word entries on inventors, theoreticians, and industry leaders to overarching, 8,000-word essays on markets, industries, and labor. The general conceptual categories of the work are: Geography (entries on cities, countries, and regions); Agriculture; Production Systems, Business History, and Technology; Demography; Institutions, Governments, and Markets; Macroeconomic History and International Economics; Money, Banking and Finance; Labor; Natural Resources and the Environment; and Biographies. Edited by Joel Mokyr. First published 2003.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Current edition 2003
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9799
Access
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Social Science Research Network

Alternative Titles
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
Description

Devoted to the rapid dissemination of research in the areas of accounting, economics, financial economics, Latin America, and legal scholarship. Includes email abstracting service and searchable database of abstracts and working papers. We subscribe to most, but not all the fee-based publications in SSRN. If you are a current UM affiliate, please check in MIRLYN or with library staff before purchasing any papers--we can usually get any paper you need free of charge.

NEW: in November 2012, the SSRN launched the Anthropology & Archaeology Research Network.  The AARN includes 14 new e-journals, free through May 2013.

 

Type
Article Index
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
Varies by database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9727
Access
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Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History

Alternative Titles
Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History (GVRL)
Description
Designed to answer such key questions as: How has the U.S. Constitution shaped the economy of the United States? What were the consequences of Prohibition on consumers' behavior? This title presents 1,000 entries, era overviews, event/movement profiles, biographies, business/industry profiled, geographic profiles, and more. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9643
Access
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