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Economics Journals

Online journals are accessible via the Library Catalogue. EUI members can also access while off-campus.

Economics journals are predominantly in electronic format. To receive alerts about new articles, create an account on the right side of the JournalTOCs' homepage.

Bibliography-building for economic research

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

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.

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.

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.

An electronic journals index is maintained by the University of Regensburg, with links to both subscription and open access journals.  Users can sort by discipline (eg. 'Economics') via the search facets in the left menu.

Journal Finder Beta 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.


Journals on paper

EUI economics journals are predominantly in electronic format. A selection of paper journals is located on the upper floor of the Badia Library. Bound volumes are shelf-marked with the prefix 'SER' followed by the first two digits of the classification number (eg. SER 33). Holdings and shelf-marks are indicated in the Library Catalogue. Older paper journals are held in offsite storage (MAG). To request a journal from storage, complete the form on this page. The Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) classification system is explained on this page.


Interlibrary loan (articles) service

To request economics articles or books via interlibrary loan EUI members should follow the instructions on this Library page. Before placing an interlibrary loan article request, please check the Library Catalogue for EUI subscription access. For assistance, write to [email protected]


Economic News: premium access


EUI members have premium access to online international news resources, including The Financial Times, The Economist and The New York Times.

The EUI Library provides access to international news databases and archives:

The Microform Collection is located on the ground (garden) floor of the Badia Library:

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


Open access journals in Economics

The Directory of Open Access Journals provides profiles of scholarly journals.

Think, Check, Submit "helps researchers identify trusted journals and publishers for their research."

EUI members also have access to the premium version of the JournalTOCs database – which indexes over 32,000 refereed journals worldwide.

EUI Scholars who are approached with offers to publish in lesser-known journals are encouraged to contact the Library for advice: [email protected]

Details of EUI 'transformative agreements' for journals' publishers Cambridge University Press, Springer, Wiley, Elsevier, ECPR and Cogitatio are on this Library page


Economics and Data homepage

Contact: Thomas Bourke at [email protected]


Page last updated on 30 November 2022

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