Research guide for
73-270 - Writing for Economists, Spring term 2010
Profs. Rudman and Koerbel 

First, some preliminaries:

  1. Get to all books, library services and databases here:
  2. New! Library page for Tepper Economics students
  3. If you’re off campus, use this first and follow instructions
  4. Online journal list – here you can check to see if a journal is contained in one of our databases
  5. Interlibrary loanif we don’t have the book or article that you need

Economics research

Peer-reviewed articles:

Papers before publication:

Google Scholar - you can track down all of this in one place - and get access to our subscriptions IF you are on campus or using the VPN.

And BOOKS - don't forget - we have thousands of them and get more every day! Both print and electronic text.

Sources for datasets


Other places:

Dictionaries for business & economics

Cumulative sites:

Citation research

ISI Web of Knowledge – scholarly literature of the sciences, social sciences and the arts & humanities, with the special feature of citation searching: you can take known papers or authors and find all the other papers that cite them, for a comprehensive literature review 

Other relevant research sources:

Company/industry research –

Evaluating Websites and Citing Your Sources:

Fun: Fear the Boom and Bust

We’re here to help! Hunt Library Reference Desk: (412) 268-2442;

Or, contact me directly: Roye Werner , Business & Economics Librarian,, (412) 268-2453