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Palgrave's Online Economic Dictionary

Online full text version of the 2008 edition of a standard, scholarly reference work in economics. Contains signed entries and essays from over 1,500 leading economists on an extensive range of topics. Regularly updated with new articles.

Gale Encyclopedia of Economic History

Designed to answer such key questions as: How has the U.S. Constitution shaped the economy of the United States? What were the consequences of Prohibition on consumers behavior? This title presents 1,000 entries, era overviews, event/movement profiles, biographies, business/industry profiled, geographic profiles, and more.  Search for the title in our Gale Virtual Reference Library collection.


CQ Researcher

A part of the Congressional Quarterly Electronic Library. The CQ Researcher focuses on a specific issue each week and provides a comprehensive background on the issue--legislative activity, historical background, current developments, and a bibliography for future research.

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