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Economics Books and eBooks

  • All books, ebooks and manuals are indexed in the Library Catalogue
  • The Main Library is located at the Badia Fiesolana
  • The Departmental Library is at Villa la Fonte
  • Click on the images below for details of new books and ebooks.

Library holdings in macroeconomics, microeconomics, econometrics and statistical theory are located on the first floor of the Badia Library. The Economics Collection is in the 330-339 shelf range; the Statistical Theory Collection is at 500-519 and the Data Manuals Collection at 001-006.

The Departmental Library is located on the second floor at Villa La Fonte (same classification). Books and manuals in the Departmental Library can only be used in Villa La Fonte. Course ebooks are listed in the second column of the Departmental Library inventory.

Readers are encouraged to suggest books, ebooks and manuals for acquisition, by sending an email to [email protected]  All new and older titles - in any language - are considered.

Books may be borrowed from the main Library (Badia Fiesolana) for 30 days, renewable if not requested by another reader. Books may be requested for delivery from the Badia Library to the Department (VLF) via the Library Catalogue - click 'Place hold' - log into ‘My Library Account' (single sign-on authentication) - select ‘VLF’ as location for delivery - click the green button - collect books at the VLF Porters’ office between 08:30 and 19:00 on weekdays.

Overdue books are subject to fines. Readers should regularly check their accounts for overdue books - especially approaching holiday periods.

Books in the Economics Department Library can only be used at Villa La Fonte (no overnight loans). New titles may be suggested for the VLF Library by writing to [email protected]

Reference works in economics are indexed on this Library page.


Departmental Library (Villa La Fonte)

VLFbiblio2016The Economics Departmental Library is located on the second floor of Villa La Fonte (VLF-035). 

Books and manuals in the Departmental Library are listed here, with links to eBooks.

Books may only be consulted in the Departmental building. It is not permitted to keep books in workspaces or offices overnight. Readers should be familiar with the Departmental Library Rules:

  • Complete the check-out / check-in form for each book
  • Books cannot be taken out of the Villa La Fonte
  • There are no overnight or weekend loans
  • All books must be available at the Departmental Library each morning
  • These rules apply equally to Researchers, TAs, Fellows and Professors.


Book delivery service

DeliveryVan80x8030-day loan copies may be requested for delivery from the Badia Library to the Economics Department (Villa La Fonte) and other EUI campus buildings.

1)   Locate the book(s) in the Library Catalogue - being careful to select the edition(s) required

2)   Click 'Place hold'

3)   Log into ‘My Library Account' (single sign-on authentication)

4)   Select ‘VLF’ as location for delivery, and click the green button

5)   Collect books at the VLF Porters’ office between 08:30 and 19:00 on weekdays. (Books may also be placed on hold for pickup at the Badia Library issue desk.)

Books may be returned to the Badia Library via the book drop-box in the foyer at Villa La Fonte.

eBook versions of heavily-used economics course texts are listed in the second column of this index.


eBooks in economics

All eBook titles are indexed in the Library Catalogue.

eBooks for courses in the Economics Department are listed in the second column of this page.

EUI members also have access to premium eBook collections from these publishers:


Bibliography-building for economic research

The Library maintains a Directory of Bibliographies, Bibliographical Software and Reference Works for Economic Research.

The EUI Library Catalogue can be used for bibliography-building and exporting bibliographical metadata.

Book reviews are available in the New York Review of BooksLondon Review of Books, European Review of Books and Times Literary Supplement. Paper versions of these publications are also available on the left side of the issue-desk floor at the Badia Library.

The Library maintains a Bibliography of Academia (16th edition, March 2024). All works are in the collection.

The Web of Science is a bibliographical database of articles from 12,500 peer-reviewed journals, with tools for advanced search, citation analysis and rankings' reports. The Web of Science, published by Clarivate Analytics, is cross-indexed with Google Scholar.

Publishers' e-journal platforms can be used for bibliography-building. Among the most important in economics are IngentaJSTORSageScience DirectSpringerlink and Wiley.

RePEc - Research Papers in Economics - is a database of working papers, preprints and bibliographical information, including all EUI economics working papers.

EconBiz - a portal of economics and business literature maintained by ZBW - provides access to scholarly papers and bibliographical records in German and English.

The EUI Library Catalogue can be used for bibliography-building and exporting bibliographical metadata.

Google Scholar can be used for literature search, access to EUI subscription journals and as a complement to Google Scholar Citations and Google Scholar Metrics.

Journal Guide is an online tool to support authors with journal selection and submission.

Cadmus is the EUI research repository. All EUI economists - Professors, Researchers and Fellows - are requested to submit details of works published during their time at the EUI to Cadmus. Where possible, full texts are included.

The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics is the premier international economics reference work, comprising over 3,000 entries on all branches of economic sciences. Topic bibliographies can be exported in multiple formats. The online version is constantly updated. EUI Library economics reference works are listed in this directory.


Suggesting books, ebooks and software manuals for acquisition

Readers are encouraged to suggest books, ebooks and software manuals for acquisition, by writing to [email protected]  Both new publications and older titles - in any language - may be suggested.

Departmental Teaching Assistants and Professors should signal new course requirements before the beginning of each term. Requests for new titles, extra copies - and transfers from the Badia Library to the VLF Departmental Library - should be sent to [email protected]


Weekly alert: new economics books and ebooks

eBulletinAll new books, ebooks and manuals in economics and statistical science are announced in the EUI Library's weekly Bulletin of Statistical Data and Economic Research Resources. Scholars who would like to receive the Bulletin, should send a sign-up request to [email protected] The Bulletin is only delivered to mail accounts. Photocopies of the covers of new books are posted on the Departmental Library notice board every Friday during term (Villa La Fonte, 2nd floor).


Interlibrary loan service

Before placing an interlibrary loan request, economists are requested to send the title of the book(s) required to [email protected] so the Library can consider for acquisition.

To request economics books or articles via interlibrary loan, readers should complete the book request form, or the article request form, at the lower left of this page.


Classification of books and manuals: economics and statistical science

The Books Collection is classified according to the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system.

001    Data manuals and data science
330    Economics: general works
331    Labour economics
332    Financial economics
333    Environmental, land and energy economics
335    Socialism and related systems
336    Public Finance
337    International economics
338    Production economics
338.5 Microeconomics
339    Macroeconomics
380    Commerce, communications and transportation
381    Domestic trade
382    International trade
383    Postal communication
384    Communications and telecommunications
388    Transportation
510    Mathematics
512    Algebra
519    Probabilities and applied mathematics.



Page last updated on 17 July 2024

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