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Finding, reading and referencing relevant journal articles will get you the highest marks:
1) Use the Discovery Service to search for journal articles on a topic:
VIDEO: Using Discovery for Business searchesYou may also want to create an account to keep/save resultsIf you are not using VPN: extra help with EBSCO login screens
2) If you are getting too many results that are not economics-related, try these alternative resources:
• Business Source Complete
fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery
Academic peer-reviewed journal articles, professional publications and more across all business topics.
Searching Business Source Complete video
Find articles, book chapters, working papers and dissertations in Economics. In many cases (but not all) there are links to the full text of the document.
• NBER Working Papers
The NBER is committed to undertaking and disseminating unbiased economic research among public policymakers, business professionals, and the academic community.
• RePEc [Research papers in economics]
This is a collaborative attempt to bring together bibliographic records of economic research and working papers from over 99 countries. Very useful for researchers who, in addition to using the database, might like to follow the New Economic Papers or read the EconAcademics blog.
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