Economics Books and eBooks
Library holdings in macroeconomics, microeconomics, econometrics and statistical theory are located on the entry-level floor at 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.
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.
The Economics Collection profile is on this Library page.
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 ‘My Account’ in the top-bar of the catalogue > enter the 14 digits on the EUI card > for password, use the last five digits of the card number. Loans can be renewed via the same procedure.
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 and statistics are indexed on this Library page.
The Library maintains a Bibliography of Academia (11th ed) and a Bibliography of the Global Financial Crisis (38th ed).
This short video gives an overview of Library collections and services for EUI economists and users of statistical data.
Departmental Library (Villa La Fonte)
The Economics Departmental Library is located on the second floor of Villa La Fonte (VLF-035). Economists can access the collection 24 hours per day with EUI card.
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
30-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 books in the Library Catalogue - being careful to select the edition(s) required
2) Click on 'Place hold'
3) Log into ‘My Library Account’ by entering the 14 digits on the EUI card. For password, use the last five digits on the card
4) Select ‘VLF’ as location for delivery, and click the green button. A confirmation email is sent when books are dispatched from the Badia Library
5) Collect books at at the VLF Porters’ office between 08:30 and 19:00 on weekdays. (Books may also be collected at the Badia Library issue desk.)
Books may be returned via the book drop-box in the foyer at Villa La Fonte.
This video explains the book delivery procedure.
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 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 Books, London Review of Books and Times Literary Supplement. Paper versions of these publications are also available on the left side of the entry-level floor at the Badia Library.
The Library maintains a Bibliography of Academia (10th ed. April 2019) and a Bibliography of the Global Financial Crisis (38th ed. May 2018). All works are in the collection.
EconLit is an online database of worldwide economics literature, providing bibliographical records, article abstracts and links to EUI full-text journals.
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 Science Direct, Springerlink, Ingenta, JSTOR, Sage and Wiley Online.
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.
Google Scholar can be used for literature search, and to access full-text journals in the EUI collection. This resource can be complemented with Google Scholar Citatations and Google Scholar Metrics.
The JournalTOCs table of contents' database provides bibliographical information from scholarly journals worldwide. Set up an alert by creating an account on the right side of the JournalTOCs' homepage.
Cadmus is the EUI institutional repository of publications and research data outputs. All EUI economists - Professors, Researchers and Fellows - are requested to submit details of works published during their time at the EUI to the Cadmus database. 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
All new books, ebooks and manuals in economics and statistical science are announced in the EUI Library's weekly Bulletin of Economic Research Resources and Statistical Data. Scholars who would like to receive the Bulletin, should send a sign-up request to [email protected] The Bulletin is only delivered to eui.eu 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 Economics
336 Public Finance
337 International Economics
338 Production Economics
381 Domestic Trade
382 International Trade
511 Principles of Mathematics
519 Probability and Applied Mathematics
519.3 Game Theory