Useful General Gateway

Websites of Well Known Economists

  • Amy Finkelstein earned the American Economic Association's John Bates Clark Medal in 2012, which is awarded annually to the best economist under the age of 40, for his important contributions in many areas: the economics of contracts and organizations; market design;
    markets with asymmetric information; and estimation methods for dynamic games. 
  • J. Bradford DeLong, co-editor of The Journal of Economic Perspectives.
  • James Heckman, University of Chicago (2000 Nobel Laureate)
  • Charles Holt, University of Virginia (Experimental Economics)
  • Hal Varian, UC-Berkeley, Chief Economist of Google

Economics Media

Writing Tools

Peer-Reviewed Literature

Many of the sites listed in this column are licensed to Davidson College so only computers on the Davidson College campus may be able to access them.

  • EconLit: This source is based upon the American Economic Association's journal: Journal of Economic Literature.
  • Business Source Premier via NC Live.
    • Choose "Advanced Search".
    • Check the "Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals" option.
  • Academic Search Premier via NC Live.
    • Check the "Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals" option.
  • JSTOR (Journal Storage), which includes premier economics and finance journals from their initial publication to their "moving wall" (usually 2-5 years ago).
    • Check the "Economics Journals" and the "Finance Journals".
  • Social Science Citation Index.
    • At the "ISI Web of Knowledge" menu, choose "Web of Science".
    • Choose "Cited Reference Search".
  • Davidson College Library Indexes and Databases.

Economic Data