Research : Subject Guides

Economics Resources Online

(Listed in Alphabetical Order)


ABI/INFORM Complete

The most comprehensive ABI/INFORM™ database, this comprises ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key newspapers such as The Wall Street Journal and The Financial Times, as well as country-and industry-focused reports and data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.

Academic Search Premier (through EBSCOHOST)

Academic Search Premier is the world’s largest scholarly, multi-discipline, full text database designed specifically for academic institutions. With the most valuable and most numerous collection of peer-reviewed full text journals, Academic Search Premier offers critical information from many sources found in no other database. This resource contains full text for over 3,600 scholarly publications. Academic Search Premier includes full-page images as well as color embedded images. This scholarly collection provides full text journal coverage for nearly all academic areas of study - including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies.

Barron's

For 85 years, Barron's has been the source that America's business and financial leaders turn to every week for authoritative market analyses and insights on companies, industries, sectors, the economy and financial markets in the U.S. and around the world. Barron's delivers comprehensive statistics on the preceding week's trading and financial activities that are unmatched by any other publication, and its feature stories and columns look ahead at what's likely to happen to companies and to the market.

Business Census of the United States

Business Source Premier (through EBSCOHOST)

Business Source Premier provides full text for over 8,350 business journals covering management, economics, finance, accounting, international business and much more. This database is updated on a daily basis.

Census Bureau Home Page

Census Information on Hawai'i from DBEDT

CQ Researcher

The CQ Researcher explores a single "hot" issue in the news in depth each week. Topics range from social issues to environment, health, education and science and technology. There are 44 reports produced each year including four expanded reports. The CQ Researcher web site offers online access to issues dating back to October 25, 1991.

Data Book (Hawai'i)

The official summary of statistics on the social, economic, and political organization of the State of Hawai‘i.

Ebrary Academic Complete Electronic Book Database

Academic Complete is a highly interactive electronic book database from ebrary that covers all academic subject areas. The collection currently includes more than 30,000 book titles from more than 220 of the world’s leading academic, scientific, technical, medical, and professional publishers. Coverage includes business, marketing, and economics; computers and information technology; education; engineering and technology; health, biomedical, and clinical sciences; the humanities; life and physical sciences; and, the social and behavioral sciences.

You will need to install the ebrary reader to use the collection. It is at the ebrary website.

EconData.Net

EconData.Net is designed to help practitioners, researchers, students, and other data users quickly gain access to relevant state and substate socioeconomic data. The site aims to be a convenient, comprehensive first stop for anyone searching among the vast, disparate array of public and private data sources on the Web.

Economic Census for Hawai'i

Economic Census of the United States

Economic Indicators

Prepared and published monthly for the Joint Economic Committee, by the Council of Economic Advisors

Fed-in-Print

An index to Federal Reserve Bank economic research. Has links to the full-text.

Fedstats

FedStats is the new window on the full range of official statistical information available to the public from the Federal Government. Use the Internet's powerful linking and searching capabilities to track economic and population trends, education, health care costs, aviation safety, foreign trade, energy use, farm production, and more. Access official statistics collected and published by more than 70 Federal agencies without having to know in advance which agency produces them.

Financial Accounting Standards Board - FASB

The mission of the Financial Accounting Standards Board is to establish and improve standards of financial accounting and reporting for the guidance and education of the public, including issuers, auditors, and users of financial information.

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles - GAAP

The common set of accounting principles, standards and procedures. GAAP is a combination of authoritative standards set by standard-setting bodies as well as accepted ways of doing accounting.

Hawai'i Pacific Journal Index

An index to magazines and journals published in or about Hawai'i and the Pacific.

Hawai'i State Government Home Page

HighWire Press

Stanford University Libraries' HighWire Press began in early 1995 with the online production of the weekly Journal of Biological Chemistry (JBC), the most highly cited (and second largest) peer-reviewed journal. Scientists and societies rapidly saw the potential for new forms and features of scientific communication, and Science and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences soon joined JBC online.

International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences

The International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences is the first attempt in a generation to map the social and behavioral sciences on a grand scale. It is the largest reference work ever published for the social and behavioral sciences.

International Monetary Fund

Country reports, world economic outlook, statistics, and other publications.

LexisNexis Academic

Research areas in LexisNexis Academic cover top news, general news topics, and news transcripts; foreign language news sources; company, industry, and market news; legal news; company financial information; general medical and health topics and medical abstracts; accounting, auditing, and tax information; law reviews; federal case law; U.S. Code; and state legal research.

National Academies Press

The National Academy Press (NAP) was created by the National Academies to publish the reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council, all operating under a charter granted by the Congress of the United States. NAP publishes over 200 books a year on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and health, capturing the most authoritative views on important issues in science and health policy. Browse by subject area or search the full-text in any of over 2,500 NAP books.

Native Hawaiian Databook

 

This publication provides statistical data on Native Hawaiian communities throughout the state, offering a numerical representation of the social and economic status of the Native Hawaiian population.

NetLibrary

NetLibrary provides access to electronic books. There are several hundred University of Hawai'i Press titles as well as several thousand public domain titles available.

NewsBank Access World News (Newspapers from the United States and all over the world)

The world’s most comprehensive collection of full-text newspapers, Access World News provides full text coverage of 850 American newspapers as well as 1,100 international newspapers. Coverage varies by title, with the earliest dating back to 1977. There are more than 150 million current and archived articles users can search, browse, print, or email.

Newspaper Source Plus (through EBSCOHOST)

Newspaper Source contains full text for regional U.S. newspapers, international newspapers, newswires, newspaper columns as well as other sources. This database also contains indexing and abstracts for national newspapers.

Oxford Reference Online Collections

The Oxford Reference Online Core and Premium Collections bring together more than 120 language and subject dictionaries and reference works containing well over 60,000 pages into a single cross-searchable resource.

Rand Abstracts and Subject Indexes

Despite the title of this entry, many titles are full-text. Search by keyword or browse by topic. Topics include: Child Policy; Civil and Criminal Justice; Education; Environment and Energy; Health; International Policy; Labor Markets; Methodology; National Security; Population and Regional Studies; Science and Technology; Social Welfare; Transportation. New areas of research not traditionally part of its agenda include The Arts and Latin American policy research

Regional Business News (through EBSCOHOST)

This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis.

Resources for Economists on the Internet

This guide is sponsored by the American Economic Association. It lists 1,305 resources in 93 sections and sub-sections available on the Internet of interest to academic and practicing economists, and those interested in economics.

ScienceDirect

Since its commercial launch in 1999, ScienceDirect has evolved from a web database of Elsevier Science journals into one of the world's largest providers of scientific, technical, and medical (STM) literature. Our subscription covers the following ScienceDirect collections:

  • Electronic Access to current Elsevier print holdings
  • Electronic Access to current Academic Press print holdings
  • Subject Collections:
    1. Medicine
    2. Earth & Planetary Sciences
    3. Agricultural Sciences
    4. Social Sciences
    5. Economics
    6. Materials Science
    7. Environmental Science

Statistical Abstract of the United States

As the national data book, it contains a collection of statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States. Selected international data are also included. The Abstract is also your guide to sources of other data from the Census Bureau, other Federal agencies, and private organizations.

USA.gov

On USA.gov, you can search millions of web pages from federal and state governments, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories. Most of these pages are not available on commercial websites. USA.gov has the most comprehensive search of government publications and government sponsored research anywhere on the Internet.

Voyager online catalog for UH system libraries

Search for items in any library in the University of Hawai‘i system. Catalog includes books, journals, electronic books, audiovisual materials, manuscripts, government documents, microfilm and maps. Find items by title, author, journal title, subject heading, call number, or keywords.

Voyager online catalog for UH West O‘ahu and Leeward CC libraries

Search for items located in the UH West O‘ahu and Leeward libraries only.

Wall Street Journal

Full-text coverage of The Wall Street Journal, the world's leading financial newspaper, is now available on the web through ProQuest. Coverage dates back to 1984 and is updated daily. Each issue is indexed thoroughly, so researchers can easily access not only top news stories but also detailed information on the arts, sports, business, and popular culture. Even such items as editorials, editorial cartoons, and letters to the editor from well-known people are indexed. For each article cited in the database, an abstract of up to 75 words helps the researcher know if the complete text will meet his or her needs.

Wilson Business Full Text

Wilson Business Full Text covers Accounting, Acquisitions & Mergers, Advertising, Banking, Building & Construction, Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals, Communications, Computers, Cosmetics Industry, Economics, Electronics, Entertainment Industry, Finance, Financial Services, Government Regulations, Health Care, High Technology, Hospitality and Tourism, Human Resources, Industrial Relations, Insurance, International Business, Investments, Management, Marketing, Mass Media, Occupational Health & Safety, Oil & Gas, Paper & Pulp Industries, Public Utilities, Publishing, Purchasing, Real Estate, Retail Trade, Small Business, Taxation, Technology, Transportation.

Once you are at the WilsonWeb database search page, click in the box next to OmniFile Full Text Select to search any or all of these databases.

Wilson OmniFile Full Text Select

Wilson OmniFile Full Text Select is a multidisciplinary, 100% full-text database providing full text articles, with their accompanying indexing and abstracts, from the following Wilson periodical databases: Art Full Text, Applied Science & Technology Full Text, Biological & Agricultural Index, Education Full Text, General Science Full Text, Humanities Full Text, Index to Legal Periodicals & Books, Library Literature & Information Science Full Text, Readers' Guide Full Text, Social Sciences Full Text, Wilson Business Full Text. Coverage begins in 1994.

Once you are at the WilsonWeb database search page, click in the box next to OmniFile Full Text Select to search any or all of these databases.

World Factbook (Comprehensive Country Profiles by the CIA)