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Economics: Home


I'm Doug Broadbent-Yale, the Academic Librarian for the Economics and Business schools. I've put together this guide to highlight resources and support that will help you as you study Economics here at UEA. Please contact me if you need some further help - or attend one of my regular drop-in sessions.

Citations, referencing and avoiding plagiarism

First Assignment

Research methods

Useful Economics websites

Organisations and Think Tanks

Think tanks promote certain ideas or approaches to economics. They often have a wealth of information on their websites, including news, research, advice to members, events and blogs. But be aware that they may have a certain ideological perspective that they are promoting.

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Key resources for Economics

There are tens of thousands of books and ebooks related to Economics available via Library Search Books+, and journal articles and more via Library Search Articles. Here are some other resources you may find useful:

Market reports, insights and company information

Financial Data

Refinitiv Eikon - This is a monitoring tool for viewing stocks, bonds and other company, financial and news data in real time.

Refinitiv Datastream - On the computers in the Library Datastream is used as a plugin within Microsoft Excel. It is used for downloading historic financial times series data .

While the Library is closed please we are able to access Datastream data through Eikon Web. Please email me ( for more details about the Eikon Web login IDs.

Other useful resources for Economics

Dictionaries, glossaries and reference works

Page from a dictionary

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Whether you are starting a new piece of research or wanting to revise a particular area, reference works and dictionaries can be a useful resource at different points in your studies

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Oxford Reference Online Search Box Example

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Academic Librarian - Social Sciences

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Doug Broadbent-Yale
Room 1.17, The Library (Currently working off-campus)

Working hours: Monday AM, Tuesdays and Wednesdays all day.

Librarian drop-in

Library drop-in sessions will be run online. Please contact me by email, Teams, or Skype to arrange a meeting.

Newspapers and Magazines

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Professional Organisations


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Do you know of any other good Economics podcasts? Let me know and I will add them to this guide!