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Economics Research: Books

Tutorial on Finding Books/Articles via the Library Catalog

Finding eBooks

Browsing the Library

Call Numbers
Browsing the library shelves by call number ranges is another strategy for locating information on a topic; call numbers can help you get to the "right neighborhood" in the library stacks. 

HB1-3840 Economic theory, demography, with following subclasses:
HB71-74 Economics as a science, relation to other subjects
HB75-130 History of economics, history of economic theory
HB131-145 Methodology
HB135-145 Mathematical economics, quantitative methods
HB201-206 Value, utility
HB221-236 Price
HB238-251 Competition, production, wealth
HB501 Capital. Capitalism
HB522-715 Income. Factor shares
HB351-551 Interest
HB601 Profit
HB615-715 Entrepreneurship. Risk and uncertainty. Property
HB801-843 Consumption. Demand
HB846-846.8 Welfare theory
HB848-3697 Demography. Vital events
HB3711-3840 Business cycles. Economic fluctuations
HC10-1085 Economic history and conditions, including region or country
HD28-9999 Industries. Land use. Labor, with following subclasses:
HD28-88 Production
HD28-70 Organization of production. Management. Industrial Management
HD39-40.7 Capital. Capital investments
HD41 Competition and cooperation. Regulation and restriction of output
HD 45-45.2 Control of industry. Technological innovations. Automation
HD47-47.4 Costs
HD49-49.5 Crisis management and overproduction. Inflation
HD50-50.5 Delegation of authority. Decentralization
HD56-57.5 Industrial productivity
HD58 Location of industry
HD58.7-58.95 Organizational behavior, change and effectiveness; Corporate culture
HD59-59.6 Public relations. Industrial publicity
HD60-60.5 Social responsibilities. Corporate and social policies
HD61 Risk in industry. Risk management
HD62 Simplification. Standardization. Waste
HD62.2-62.8 Management of special enterprises
HD66 Work groups. Team work in industry. Quality circles
HD72-88 Economic growth, development, planning
HD101-1395.5 Land use
HD1401-2210 Agriculture
HD2321-4730.9 Industry
HD4801-8943 Labor
HD9000-9999 Special industries and trades
HE1-9990 Transportation and communications

Find Books Using Subjects

Find books on your topic by using a keyword search to find relevant subject headings. For example, search the keyword phrase, leadership AND diversity, in the PSU Library catalog. By clicking on Details for the first book, Diversity and Leadership, the subject headings lead to other relevant books on this topic.The Subject links in the left-hand column provide pertinent results too.

image of Subjects links for a book

Find Books Using Subject Headings

Subject headings allow you to search library catalogs for materials on a particular topic. Listed here are some major subject headings of interest for research in economics:

                                              Subject Headings

Business cycles

Income

Business logistics

Income distribution

Business planning

Industrial management

Capitalism

Industrial organization

Chicago School of Economics (use this instead of Monetarism)

Industrial policy

Communist state

Industrial productivity

Competition

Infrastructure (Economics)

Competition, imperfect

International economic relations

Competition, international

International trade

Consumer behavior

Keynesian economics

Consumer protection

Labor economics

Consumer satisfaction

Macroeconomics

Consumers

Malthusianism

Consumption economics

Manufacturing industries

 

Corporations

Marxian economics

 

Demographic transition

Microeconomics

 

Demography

Mixed economy

 

Depressions

Money

 

Developing countries

Money supply

 

Digital communications

Monetary policy

 

Economic anthropology

National income accounting

 

Economic development

Occupations

 

Economic forecasting

Organizational behavior

 

Economic geography

Organizational change

 

Economic indicators

Overpopulation

 

Economics

Population

 

Economics - Bibliography

Poverty

 

Economics - Great Britain - History

Production (economic theory)

 

Economics - History -(name of country)

Production management

 

Economics in literature

Professions

 

Economics, mathematical

Quality circles

 

Economics - philosophy

Recessions

 

Econometric models

Research, industrial

 

Econometrics

Service industries

 

Economists

Small business

 

Engineering economy

Social responsibility of business

 

Environmental economics

Socialism

 

Equilibrium (economics)

Stochastic analysis

 

Expenditures, public

Sustainable development

 

Finance, public

Teams in the workplace

 

Financial institutions

Telecommunication

 

Game theory

Time-series analysis

 

Globalization

Transportation

 

Gross national product

Uncertainty

 

Home economics

Unemployment

 

Households

Wealth

 
 

Welfare economics