Online Research in Economics

There are some websites allow user to access research article at free of cost . Few of them are here

Preview by Thumbshots EconPapers
EconPapers is the part of RepEc that collects working papers in economics available on the Internet. There are over 150,000 downloadable working papers drawn from many hundreds of series from academics working in institutions from around the world. There are also over 250,000 downloadable journal articles, as well as smaller collections of books, book chapters, and software items. The database is continually increasing in size. Users can search for items of interest using a large number of search options or monitor the list of the latest arrivals.

Preview by Thumbshots EconWPA – Economics Working Papers Archive

This archive of the former site is a large collection of economics working papers. It is organised by JEL classifications with additional categories for Computer Programs, Data Sets, Risk and Insurance. In each sub-section there is a short list of related links. PDF files are available for between half and two-thirds of each section of papers.

Preview by Thumbshots Global Development Network

Global Development Network (GDN) is “a global network of research and policy institutes working together to address the problems of national and regional development.” Founded in 1999, GDN organises conferences, gives development awards, holds research competitions, runs research projects and has begun a data initiative enabling low income countries to access datasets. Partners in GDN include the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), International Monetary Fund, UNICEF and Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies. The Knowledge Base section of the site offers papers, researchers’ details, CVs, and links to research. GDN is working on giving access to journals for low income countries, in conjunction with the British Library of Development Studies (BLDS), UK.

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A huge directory of economics working papers and articles, that is based on a project which created a protocol for the sharing of electronic working paper archives, called RePEc (Research Papers in Economics). Users can browse by series, by JEL classification or search by keyword. The service is based at the University of Connecticut but is a collaborative project involving many universities and economics academics.

Preview by Thumbshots Quantitative Macroeconomics and Real Business Cycle

This mixed collection of resources was produced by Swiss economist Christian Zimmerman, of the University of Quebec at Montreal, Canada. The pages link to several resources about quantitative macroeconomics and real business cycle (RBC) theory. Zimmerman explains that RBC theory is now also commonly called “Stochastic Dynamic General Equilibrium (SDGE)” theory, or “Dynamic General Equilibrium (DGE)” . Resources listed include definitions of RBC, economics recruitment websites, a directory of quantitative macreconomists, and research centres.

Preview by Thumbshots RGE Monitor

This site contains material on Macroeconomics produced by Professor Nouriel Roubini at the Stern School of Business, New York University. The site includes the text of lectures; a reading list, with many of the references being available full-text online; links to academic papers; interactive quizzes; and links to news stories on the Internet.

Preview by Thumbshots Social Science Research Network: SSRN

The Social Science Research Network (SSRN) website is primarily a searchable database of research abstracts and papers. The SSRN is made up of a small group of social science based subject networks that include accounting, economics, political science, financial economics and law. The SSRN maintains a range of web-based resources including an Abstract Database (with information regarding recent working and accepted papers) and an Electronic Working Paper Collection (that includes PDF files containing full-text of recent research papers). The SSRN also publishes individually delivered email abstracting journals in over 100 different subject areas and announces and delivers research papers for many research institutes, universities and professional organizations.

Preview by Thumbshots + Social, Economic and Political Change

Compiled and managed by Dr. Gene Shackman, this website ‘looks at long term, large scale changes in social, political and economic systems at the national and international levels. The principal aim is to present information that can be used to explain historical change, growth and development.’ After an introductory summary by the author, various sections (Theory, Data, National Profiles, etc.) offer annotated lists of websites. The presentation is basic and easy to navigate; the collection of sites is useful and the annotation is brief but helpful. The site also contains a number of reports about global social, political, economic and demographic change.

Preview by Thumbshots Vox

Vox is a policy portal featuring research-based analysis and commentary from Europe’s leading economists, that is produced by the Centre for Economic Policy Research. The primary intended audience is economists and users of economic research in governments, international organisations, academia and the private sector as well as journalists and commentators specialising in economics, finance and business. Vox provides access to short articles between 500 and 1500 words that are written at an analytical level that is higher than a typical newspaper column but very much more accessible than a journal article. Users can view the most recent articles, explore the archive by tag, subject, author or keyword search and subscribe to various RSS feeds. Registered users can comment on articles.


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