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Encyclopedia articles are great for getting the big picture and pointing to additional sources. Scholarly encyclopedia articles are written by experts and are authoritative.
Books often capture the big picture too. Many of the books in are collection are ebooks. Books don't have to be read cover to cover, often a chapter will suffice.
Links to an encyclopedias, textbook and handbooks (more specialized) are provided. Use the Books and more search to find other books in our collection. Use the Limits to retrieve only ebooks.The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics
The Oxford Handbook of International Political Economy
International Political Economy
Economic & Business news
Newspapers and magazines will be key sources for current international economic events and developments.
You can search across business news in ABI Inform and Business Source Premier. Use the filters for magazines and newspapers.
Links to well regarded publications such as the NYT, WSJ, FT, Bloombert Business News and Current Affairs are provided.Wall Street Journal Limitations on Use Access Instructions
Access courtesy of the Villanova School of Business.
Sharing accounts and copying or publishing content is not permitted. Eligible users include current Villanova students, faculty and staff.
Financial Times Limitations on Use Access Instructions
Subscription courtesy of Villanova School of Business.
New York Times (NYTimes.com) Access Instructions
Subscription courtesy of the Provost's Office and Falvey Library.
Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
ABI/INFORM Collection (ProQuest)
Non-governmental organizations and think tanks are good sources for timely and reliable reports and studies. Be alert to left or right leaning tendencies.
- Brookings Institute
- American Heritage Foundation
- Peterson Institute for International Economics
- Council on Foreign Relations
- World Trade Organization
- United National Digital Library
- Atlantic Council
- Hoover Institution
Scholarly articles typically tackle narrowly framed research questions. Methods used may be challenging to follow and reading my be slow going, but they can be used to good effect if you can focus on their contribution to understanding the big picture.EconLit with Full Text (EBSCO)
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