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Economics: Citation Resources

Economics Citation Styles

Economics uses a variety of citation styles. Check with your professor about which style you should use. 

Best Bets for Quick Citation Help

These sites will help you to cite most common sources in a number of citation styles.

Citing Data Sets

APA 7th edition recommends including a citation to a data set when the author has either "(a) conducted secondary analyses of publicly available data or (b) archived their own data being presented for the first time in a the current work."


O'Donohue, W. (2017). Content analysis of undergraduate psychology textbooks (ICPSR 21600; Version V1) [Data set]. ICPSR.

More information can be found at the APA Style site