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ECON 2301 (Prof. Ji): Finding Articles, Data, and More

This guide will help you find article and data resources for your ECON 2301 term paper.

Find Articles

Business Source Complete
Articles from scholarly journals and news magazines on topics in economics, marketing, management, advertising, and accounting.

The Economist (via Gale Database)
Use the "Search Within Publication" box in the upper right to find articles by keyword, or browse to a particular issue using the controls on the left. IMPORTANT: when viewing search results, the default view will only show the first 3 results. Click on the "Magazines" link above the first result to see all of them. 

The New York Times (website)
All ACC faculty, students, and staff have full access to The New York Times website. You must first register using your ACC email at Access NYTimes. More information can be found at The New York Times: Academic Pass guide.
IMPORTANT: To search content by key word, use the magnifying glass icon in the top left of the website. Content dates back to 1851, so use the date limiter and "sort by" options to filter your search results.

The Wall Street Journal (website)
All ACC faculty, students, and staff have unlimited access to, WSJ apps, podcasts, curated newsletters, and more. You must first register using your ACC email at More information can be found at The Wall Street Journal: Membership Program
IMPORTANT: Use the search icon at the top right of the webpage to do an initial search, then click on the Advanced Search link and change the Date Range field to something other than the default.


Depending on your topic, you may also want to try sources that specialize in background and overview treatment of topics (these sources are great for learning about the history and context of your topic, and excel at providing definitions for important terms and concepts):

CQ Researcher
In-depth coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy. Reports from 1923 - present.

Gale EBooks
Online collection of general and subject-specific encyclopedias on all major topic areas.

Working Papers

Federal Reserve Working Papers

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