Coverage Dates: 1886 - Present
Contains citations, with abstracts, to articles from more than 400 economics journals. In addition, it abstracts books and indexes articles in books, working papers series, and dissertations, and includes the full-text of Journal of Economic Literature book reviews. In addition, subject indexing and abstracts of books and subject indexing of dissertation titles are included. Corresponding printed sources are: Journal of Economic Literature, Index of Economic Articles, and Cambridge University Press Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics.
EconLit's indexes cover all fields of economics, including capital markets, country studies, econometrics, economic forecasting, environmental economics, government regulations, labor economics, monetary theory, urban economics, and much more. The database uses the JEL classification system and controlled vocabulary of keywords to index six types of records: journal articles, books, collective volume articles, dissertations, working papers, and full-text book reviews from the Journal of Economic Literature. These sources bring the total records available in the database to more than 1.2 million.