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ECON 328 - Economics of Education (Fall 2017)

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Wendi Kaspar, Professor & Coordinator, Policy Sciences & Economics Library

Policy Sciences & Economics Library
Room 1019A, Annenberg Presidential Conference Center
College Station, TX 77843
979.862.6310
warant@tamu.edu

Liaison Librarian to Economics, International Affairs, Political Science and Public Administration.


Morten Wendelbo, Policy Sciences Lecturer

Policy Sciences & Economics Library
Room 1019A, Annenberg Presidential Conference Center
College Station, TX 77843
979.458.9255
wendelbo@tamu.edu

Subject specialist for policy sciences data literacy and research methods


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Get It For Me

You can set up a Get It For Me (Document Delivery Service) account to ask the library to:

  • Scan up to 50 pages for items not already available electronically
  • Request to borrow materials owned by other universities or research centers
  • Get items delivered to PSEL from other campus libraries (can also be requested through our library catalog, LibCat)

* The Libraries may send print materials through campus mail to faculty only. The Policy Sciences & Economics Library staff will also deliver library materials to patrons with offices or mailboxes in the Bush complex.


Get Course Readings

Library Reserves provide a print collection of textbooks as well as electronic access to articles, chapters and other course materials (including streaming videos):

Scholarly Sources

Need to Know: Guide to Economic Terms and Theories

The Economist has a great A to Z listing of terms that can provide a quick definition and context:

Scholarly Sources in Economics

Scholarly Sources in Political Science

The databases below provide extensive coverage of political topics, including international relations, law, public administration and policy, international relations or trade, comparative politics, developing nations, etc. published in journals, books, public documents, web sites, and policy reports.

NEW! Loeb Classical Library, a digital version of the Loeb Classical Library which features prominent Greek and Latin texts in philosophy and politics, alongside English translations. It is searchable and browsable.

News & Primary Sources

US News Sources

Foreign News Sources

NEW! World News Connection Archive, formerly called FBIS from the Open Source Center, it is the best source for translated foreign news from all over the world, covering from 1995-2013.

US Policy & Government Information

Education Policy Think Tanks

This search box will search the top 10 Energy and Resource Policy Web Sites as identified by the 2014 Global Go To Think Tank Report (from Penn).

US Policy Sources

Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports are being collected and made available to the general public through Demand Progress in collaboration with the Congressional Data Coalition — a bipartisan coalition founded by Demand Progress and the R Street Institute to promote open legislative information.

Congressional Resources

Economic Data Sources

Education Data Sources

Economic Data and Indicators (Country-level)

US Economic Data

The Census is a great source for economic and financial data at all levels (country, state and local government, business and trade and individual or consumer):

Providing the most timely, relevant, and accurate economic accounts data in an objective and cost-effective manner:

Specific agencies also collect economic, among other, data related to their missions:

Industry-Level Economic Data

Country Profile Data

Data on GDP

On the state level, the market value of goods and services is called the Gross State Product (GSP): at the metropolitan or city level, this measure it referred to as the Gross Regional Product (GRP).  To find state and regional level data, it is available from the Bureau of Economic Analysis and through the governing body (State, County or City government).

Analysis & Cases

Economic Policy Analysis

Economic Policy Think Tanks

This search box will search the top 10 Economic Policy Web Sites as identified by the 2014 Global Go To Think Tank Report (from Penn).

Economic Case Studies

Reference Sources