Database of the Month: EconLit


EconLit is the American Economic Association's authoritative source for references in economic literature.   

EconLit contains over one million records with citation and abstract coverage going as far back as 1886. Indexed records include journal articles, books, collective volume articles, dissertations, working papers and full-text book reviews.

All fields of Economics are covered in this database including:

  • *Capital markets
  • *Country studies
  • *Econometrics
  • *Economic forecasting
  • *Environmental economics
  • *Government regulations
  • *Labor economics
  • *Monetary theory
  • *Urban economics

See the AEA website for a list of journals indexed in EconLit.

Bishop Library's access to EconLit is delivered through the EBSCOhost platform. You can access EconLit and other databases from the Library's website located at

For a complete list of the Library's business and economic databases, click here.

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