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Macroeconomics Research Guide - LSC-North Harris

This page has been set up to help ECON 2301 students locate material for the International Project.

Databases:

  • Country Watch - database of country information. Available to Lone Star College students with barcode login.
  • Country Watch - without a Lone Star College North Harris library barcode login. Limited information.

Additional Web sites within the LSC-North Harris Library site:

APA format Guides are at the bottom of this page.

Wall Street Journal Articles

Wall Street Journal can be located in the Reserve Room (Room 210) or online.

Articles

  • Wall Street Journal (LSCS Libraries)
    (ProQuest) Provides full-text coverage from January 2, 1984 to the present.  Must have LSC-North Harris library barcode to access electronically from off-campus.

Business and Economic sites

  • CIA World Fact Book is prepared by the Central Intelligence Agency for the use of US Government officials for use when working with foreign countries.
  • International Business Forum provides information about business opportunities in the international marketplace. It is intended for companies wishing to export or expand into foreign markets as well as for those interested to acquire products and services from other countries.
  • Executive Planet contains Business Culture Guides essential business culture knowledge for the business traveler.
  • International Business Resource Connection provides information on international business and trade resources. This site caters toward small and medium sized businesses interested in expanding internationally.
  • Virtual International Business & Economic Sources (VIBES) provides over 1,600 links to Internet sources of international business and economic information that are in English and available free of charge.
  • University of California at Berkeley Library's Internet resources in Business.
  • University of Pennsylvania Library's International Business FAQ site. 

    Economic Globalization
  • Global Exchange is a nonprofit research, education, and action center dedicated to promoting people-to-people ties around the world.
  • International Monetary Fund was established to promote international monetary cooperation, exchange stability, and orderly exchange arrangements; to foster economic growth and high levels of employment; and to provide temporary financial assistance to countries to help ease balance of payments adjustment.
  • World Bank Group uses its financial resources, highly trained staff, and extensive knowledge base to help each developing country onto a path of stable, sustainable, and equitable growth in the fight against poverty.
  • World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations.

    Government Periodicals related to Business

    Advanced Report on Durable Goods Manufacturers' Shipments and Orders SuDoc No. C 3.158/2:M 3-1
    http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS1631

    Commerce Business Daily SuDoc No. C 1.76:
    http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS2835

    Compensation and Working Conditions SuDoc No. L 2.44/4:
    http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS3275

    Current Business Reports. BR Monthly Retail Trade Sales and Inventories SuDoc No. C 3.138/3:
    http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS1684

    Current Construction Report. C25 New One Family Houses Sold SuDoc No. C 3.215/9:C 25
    http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS1499 back issues only

    Current Construction Reports. C40 Housing Units Authorized by Building Permits SuDoc No. C 3.215/4:C 40-
    http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS4069

    Economic Indicators SuDoc No. y 4.EC 7:EC 7/
    http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS1458

    FDIC Consumer News: News and Information on Consumer Issues from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation SuDoc No. Y 3.F 31/8:24/
    http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS1669

    Monthly Labor Review SuDoc No. L 2.6:
    http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS806 Current issue

    Monthly Product Announcement SuDoc No. C 3.163/7:
    http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS10595

    Monthly Statement of the Public Debt of the United States SuDoc No. T 63.215:
    http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS3354

    News. The Consumer Price Index SuDoc No. L 2.38/3-2:
    http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS3314

    News. The Employment Situation SuDoc No. L 2.53/2:
    http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS1637

    Occupational Outlook Quarterly SuDoc No. L 2.70/4:
    http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS3410

    PPI Detailed Report Producer Price Index SuDoc No. L 2.61:
    http://stats.bls.gov/news.release/ppi.toc.htm

    Reports and Testimony Government Accounting Office SuDoc No. GA 1.16/3:
    http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS3307

    Small Business Advocate SuDoc No. SBA 1.51:
    http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS2001

    Social Security Bulletin SuDoc No. SSA 1.22:
    http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS2412

    U S Export Sales SuDoc No. A 67.40:
    http://www.fas.usda.gov/export-sales/esrd1.html

    APA Format Guides

  • Sample Paper (includes in-text and works cited pages in a pdf format).
    Citing Print and Other Sources (from The Purdue University On-line Writing Lab (OWL))
    Electronic Reference Formats (from APA)
    Citing Government Documents (from University of Kentucky)
    Diana Hacker's Social Sciences Citation Site (Bedford/St. Martin's)

    APA Style Handout 2009:  Adobe Acrobat File (download free Acrobat Reader to view document)

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