Databases: economics

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British Humanities Index

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Access restrictions

  • This indexing database provides article citations and abstracts, not full text. You can find out if the full text is available by using the library search or by clicking the ‘check for full text’ links in the database 
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

An international abstracting and indexing tool for research in the humanities and arts. The British Humanities Index indexes over 370 internationally respected humanities journals and weekly magazines, as well as quality newspapers published in the United Kingdom, the United States, and other English-speaking countries.

Coverage

Coverage from 1962 onwards.

Publisher

Proquest

 

 

Business Source Premier *

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Access restrictions

  • More than 90% of the currently published journals in this database are included in the main library search
  • Staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database
  • UWE Bristol Alumni cannot access this database

Description

Covers UK and international business, management and economics issues across a range of sectors including construction, IT, education, and health. Provides full-text journal articles; market, company & industry sector reports; and country intelligence.

Coverage

Please note that the 500 most popular Harvard Business Review articles are available as read-only, ie cannot be downloaded or printed

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Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

 

Cambridge Journals Online *

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Access restrictions

  • Database is included in the main library search
  • Students and staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database

Description

Cambridge Journals Digital Archive contains the full text from 170 journals, from volume 1, issue 1 to 1996. Please note, we only subscribe to the latest issues of some of the journals. Subjects covered include: science and technology, animal science, agriculture, ecology and conservation, history, law, language, linguistics and literature, mathematics and computer science, medicine, music and drama, philosophy and religion, physical sciences, and politics and economics.

Guide

Video overview of Cambridge Journals Online

Publisher

Cambridge via JISC

 

 

 

Datastream (only available from specific PCs)

Access restrictions

  • This database is only available from one PC on Level 3 of the Frenchay Library. Booking is essential and can be made at the Level 2 Enquiry Desk 
  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Students and staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 

Description

An online international database providing a range of statistical, financial and graphical information. Covers all companies listed on the world's stock markets, plus economics datasets for over 150 countries.

Note that Datastream includes no descriptive information or commentary with the company data provided.

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Economic and Social Data Service: now known as 'UK Data Service'

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ECONLIT

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 
  • UWE Bristol Alumni cannot access this database

Description

Coverage from 1969 of worldwide economic literature. Covers over 600 journals, collected volumes, books, dissertations, and working papers. Many journals are full text. Produced by the American Economic Association.

Guides

  • EBSCOhost research databases tutorial
  • EBSCOhost playlist on EBSCO Support Tutorials YouTube channel, including additional videos tutorials on advanced searching, basic search, introductions, journal alerts, search history, my EBSCOhost folder, reading an article, and creating a search alert.

Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

 

 

EThOS

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

British Library database of full-text UK Higher education research theses.

Note: Individuals must register to download or print.

Coverage

Content being developed.

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Publisher

British Library

 

 

 

FAME

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

Company accounts, ratios, activities, ownership, and management for the largest 2.6 million UK and Irish companies plus summary information for a further 1 million smaller businesses.

Note: Pop-up blockers can interfere with FAME.

Coverage

Up to 10 years of detailed information is available for 1.6 million companies plus summarised information for a further 1 million companies.

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Index to Theses

Index to Theses has changed its name to ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland

 

 

Marketline Advantage

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database

Description

An international database giving full-text, in-depth reports covering 50,000 companies worldwide, 2,000 industries and 215 countries. The Base Drivers Database features key macro-economic, social, demographic, and industry statistics for 215 countries.

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Publisher

Marketline

 

 

Nexis

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

Full text database including UK national and regional newspapers and trade press plus many newspapers and magazines published worldwide.

Also includes full-text information covering companies, industries, market surveys, countries, and people.

Coverage

A range of European language titles are covered; other worldwide sources are English language.

Please note the latest month of The Financial Times is not available on Nexis. Please use the Library's print copy instead.

Guides

Publisher

Lexis Nexis Butterworths

 

 

Orbis Bank Focus

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

Information on 38,000 banks around the world (28,000 US and 10,000 non-US) with 5 years' history for listed banks and 3 years for unlisted. Orbis bank focus draws information from the latest accounting and regulatory disclosures including Basel III CET1, transitional vs fully-loaded regulatory capital ratios, total loss absorbing capacity, net stable funding, holdco double leverage and market risk.

Publisher

Bureau van Dijk

 

 

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) iLibrary *

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  • Database is included in the main library search
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Description

Access to the full text of some of the OECD publications including working papers, statistics, journals, and books.

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Publisher

OECD

 

 

OSIRIS

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

Information on listed companies around the world, including banks and insurance companies. Includes details of company accounts and key financials for the last 10 years (where available). Also contains details of ownership, subsidiaries, ratings, and news.

In addition to generating detailed reports on companies, Osiris can produce company/sector comparisons and can search using a wide range of criteria including geographic location, size, directors etc.

Note: Pop-up blockers can interfere with OSIRIS.

Guides

Publisher

Bureau Van Dijk

 

 

Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

An authoritative dictionary covering a wide range of economics topics written by the world's leading economists.

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Publisher

Palgrave Macmillan

 

 

Passport

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Students and staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 

Description

A business information resource providing intelligence on industries, countries and consumers. It has a global perspective, with researchers working in 200 countries. Information includes full-text market reports, country reports, statistics, news and analysis.

Our subscription to Passport also includes access to Passport: Industrial, a database covering global production and supply chains, which provides an overview of the business-to-business marketplace. Find ‘Industrial’ as an option under the ‘Economies’ tab in the menu at the top of the Passport homepage.

Passport: Industrial provides economic data and analysis for the economies of 68 countries, covering 177 industries. There are detailed statistics, forecasts and industry reports for 18 core countries (including the UK) and key statistics for a further 50 countries, with extensive information about production, imports and exports and market sizes. Historic data goes back 15 years.

Coverage

Information includes full-text market reports, country reports, statistics, news and analysis.

Guides

Publisher

Euromonitor International

 

 

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland

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Access restrictions

  • This database provides thesis citations and abstracts, not full text. Full text might be available through the British Library Ethos service, or via inter-library loan
  • Students and staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol logins to access this database

Description

This database was formerly known as Index to Theses, it is the most comprehensive available record of doctoral theses from the United Kingdom and Ireland. The collection offers the most comprehensive available listing of theses, with abstracts, accepted for higher degrees by universities in the United Kingdom and Ireland, since 1716.

Coverage

  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: Business
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: Health & Medicine
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: History
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: Literature & Language
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: Science & Technology
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: Social Sciences
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: The Arts

Publisher

ProQuest

 

 

RePEc/IDEAS (Internet Documents in Economics Access Service)

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

An international database of freely-available working papers, journal articles and book chapters in the economics field. Many are available in full text.

Publisher

IDEAS

 

 

ScienceDirect *

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Access restrictions

  • Database is included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

Access provided to over 1,000 electronic journals with abstracts from several hundred further titles.

Coverage

As well as the sciences, coverage includes business, economics and social sciences. Full text available from 1996 onwards.

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Publisher

Reed Elsevier

 

 

Scopus *

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Access restrictions

  • Database is included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Description

Scopus is an abstract and citation database of peer-review literature, including books, conference proceedings and journals, covering the following fields of research: science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities.

Coverage

Over 66 million records

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Publisher

Elsevier

 

 

UK Data Service

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Access restrictions

  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Students and staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database 

Description

This service provides access and support for an extensive range of key economic and social data, spanning many disciplines and themes. Included are a wide range of quantitative, qualitative, multi-media and non-digital data, and census data from 1971 to 2011. The majority of the data is fully anonymised.

The service also offers advice on managing research data.

Users are required to register for permission to download and use datasets from UK Data Service.

Guides

Publisher

ESRC

 

 

 

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