Skip to main content
Chat With Us

Economics Portal

:

Getting Started with Economics Research

Starting Point for Economics Research

New

Wall Street Jounal
Full access to wsj.com. Provides same day access and four year archive. BC login required.

Proquest U.S. Major Dailies
Current access to the New York Times (1980-present), Washington Post (1987-present), Los Angeles Times (1985-present), Chicago Tribune (1985-present), and the Wall Street Journal (1984-present).

Factset 
FactSet provides access to data and analytics on global financial and economic markets and companies, including financial data on 70,000+ public and private companies worldwide, about 2,000 historical financial metrics for over 70 countries, and historical financial data on 5,000 global indices.

News

A Matter of Safety 
A recent study led by Boston College School of Social Work Associate Professor Summer Sherburne Hawkins and Economics Department Chair Christopher F. Baum found that public schools located in states with stricter gun laws are safer, a link not previously uncovered. BC News 

 

 
 
A Possible Fed Strategy
How will the Federal Reserve respond to a slowing jobs report, pressures from the Trump administration, and threats of trade wars? Murray and Monti Professor of Economics Peter Ireland comments on factors facing the Fed in the Boston Globe and Reuters, here via the New York Times|
 
 
Wynn Resorts Keeps Casino License
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has ruled that Wynn Resorts will not lose the license for the casino it plans to open in Everett next month. Carroll School of Management Associate Professor of the Practice of Finance Richard McGowan, S.J., discussed the ruling with WBUR News and the Boston Herald.
 

 

Popular Undergraduate Majors: This Year's Top 10 

Economics, finance, and biology once again lead the list; computer science joins the top 10 for the first time. More about the most popular undergraduate majors at Boston College and other trends: BC News.

Key Resources

New Resources

Trial Databases
Check out databases on trial at BC. Includes many different subject areas.

Subject Guide

Sonia Ensins's picture
Sonia Ensins
Contact:
O'Neill Library 311
Boston College
617/552-2414
sonia.ensins@bc.edu