EconLit indexes scholarly journal articles, books, dissertations, and working papers throughout the field of Economics. Topics covered include economic development, forecasting, history, fiscal and monetary theory, business and public finance, healthcare economics, and international, regional, and urban economics.
Indexes and abstracts a number of scholarly business & economics journals, the majority of which are available in full-text.
It also includes other sources of full-text information such as country economic reports and detailed company profiles for thousands of the world's largest companies. Includes some ahead of print content.
Search for quantitative data, statistics and related information on over 80,000 topics from over 18,000 sources on a single platform.
Topics covered include poverty rates broken up into a variety of segments. A few examples include, ethnicity, age, and gender.
Categorized into 21 market sectors, it provides direct access to quantitative data on media, business, finance, politics, and a wide variety of other areas of interest or markets. Statista includes data sources such as market research reports, trade publications, scientific journals, and government databases. For each statistic, metadata is also provided including but not limited to source, release date, number of respondents, and any other relevant details to facilitate verification of all statistical information available in the database.
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Background Information & Opposing Viewpoints Databases
Concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas including economics. Offers a bridge between reference content and higher academic work. All titles provide introductions to a huge range of subjects written by experts in the field.
Since the series was launched it has continued to offer new books each year for students and scholars, and the avidly curious, offering a bridge between reference content and higher academic work. All titles provide introductions to a huge range of subjects, written by experts in the field who combine facts, analysis, and new ideas, to make challenging topics highly readable.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context is a rich resource for debaters and includes pro/con viewpoints, reference articles, interactive maps, infographics, and more. Here you can find information on both poverty and income inequality in America.
Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints is the premier online resource covering today's hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. This cross-curricular resource supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Informed, differing views help learners develop critical-thinking skills and draw their own conclusions.
Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides the basis to realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills. Points of View Reference Center contains many topics, including poverty and inequality, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument).
For each topic, there is a Guide to Critical Analysis, which helps the reader evaluate the controversial topics. Points of View Reference Center includes over 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from all sides of the political spectrum, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books. The database also offers guides for writing position papers, developing arguments and debating.
Reputable research and survey center. Here you can find a variety of information gathered from all over the world. Topics include poverty and income inequality and allow you to research specific segments of the population including gender, age, ethnicity, etc...
Repository of the United States Census Bureau. Here you can go through all of the reports, fact sheets, blogs, videos, etc... posted by the census. Search for your topic of interest in the top left search bar or browse by sections.