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Political Economy: Journal Articles

Political Economy Databases

CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online). Indexes journals, books, policy briefs, working papers, and conference proceedings from research institutes worldwide related to international affairs.

EconLit. Most comprehensive index to scholarly journal articles in economics. It also lists books and dissertations, and articles in 'collective works' (collections of essays.)

IDEAS: Economics and Finance Research. Free bibliographic database on economics with citations to full-text working papers, books, book chapters, and journal articles.

JSTOR. Broad based digital library of academic journals and ebooks. JSTOR is an archive which means that current issues (generally the most recent 3-5 years) of the journals are not yet available.

PAIS International. Books, journals, government documents, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, and web sites related to public policy, politics, economics, and social issues worldwide.

PolicyFile. Public policy articles taken from reports from a wide range of thinks tanks, governmental organizations, and institutions worldwide.

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts.  Indexes books, journals, and dissertations within the field of political science and related to international relations, law and politics, political economy, public administration, and public policy.

Selected Journals

These journals are specific to, or highly inclusive of Political Economy, but scholars publish in many other journals. Use databases on this page to explore as well.  Journals may be browsed or search individually which at times can be highly effective.