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Welcome to the Economics Working Papers Guide.
Recommended Sources for Working Papers
Use these databases to find working papers. For guidance about searching see our successful search techniques website.
RePEc is an index to over 485,000 journal articles, working papers and books in the field of economics. Over 370,000 of these are available online.
NBER Working papers
Access to 12,000 working papers published by the National Bureau of Economic Research covering a wide range of subject areas within economics
SSRN (Social Science Research Network)
The Social Science Research Network indexes over 150,000 full text articles about accounting, economics, politics, law and other social sciences. It also includes abstracts for almost 200,000 scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers.
You may need to create a SSRN account to download and read some of the articles on the Social Science Research Network. This account is free. However, there are other articles on SSRN that are chargeable, i.e. you need to pay a fee to access the full text. If you would like to read one of these chargeable papers, please check the library catalogue to see if it is available from an alternative source, or ask for advice at the Information Centre.
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Use the Ask a Librarian form or email us for help to use any of these resources.