ROAD resources covered by EconLit:

Category of service: Indexing and abstracting databases

Owner:  American Economic Association

Creation date: 1990


Presentation: EconLit, published by the American Economic Association, covers a wide range of economics-related literature published in journal articles, books, book reviews, collective volume articles, and dissertations. The database also includes links to full-text of over 168,000 working papers. Literature covered is of interest to researchers, academics, product managers, advertisers, product development specialists, and public policy professionals. EconLit includes information that is of prime relevance to many industries and research establishments worldwide.

Disciplines covered: Economics

Type of resources covered: Peer-reviewed journal articles, books, collective volume articles, dissertations, working papers in economics, book reviews from the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL).

Geographic coverage: International

Coverage dates: From 1886 to present time

Number of publications covered: Over 1,700 peer-reviewed journals, 42,000 books, and 168,000 working papers

Number of records in the database: Over 1.3 million records

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Last update: November 2013