EconLit, published by the American Economic Association, provides bibliographic coverage of a wide range of economics-related literature. An expanded version of the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) indexes of journals, books, and dissertations, EconLit covers both economic theory and application.
Literature covered is of interest to researchers, academics, product managers, advertisers, product development specialists, and public policy professionals. EconLit includes information that is of prime relevance to many industries and research establishments world-wide.
Over 80% of all current records include abstracts. Also included are full-text of book reviews published in the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) since 1993. The database also includes links to full-text of some 40,000 working papers in economics.
Seven types of resources are indexed in EconLit
What’s New (2014)
The most recent reload of EconLit included the following changes:
Journals are selected for inclusion in EconLit on the basis of their economic content, which must be substantial or of equal emphasis in interdisciplinary journals. Documents from other publication types are chosen for inclusion through similarly rigorous methods.
To view the latest title list and publication coverage, please visit: