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Intermediate Microeconomics

This guide helps Intermediate Microeconomics students identify and access the most appropriate research resources in order to find background information and academic research in support of the Research Proposal literature review assignment.

Library of Congress Subjects...

Inside the LoC

can be used in addition to keyword searching.

Just a sample:


Demand (economic theory)

Distributive justice

Environmental economics

Free enterprise

Industrial organization (Economic theory)

Industrial Productivity

Labor supply

Labor unions

Managerial economics

Minimum wage


Supply-side economics

Untied States--Economic policy

Use the following subject terms, or add "Economic aspects" to your topic keyword search

Environmental policy--
Economic aspects

Economic aspects

Marginality, Social--
Economic aspects

Public health--
Economic aspects


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...original research:

Peer-reviewed Journals are a good place to start analysis of current research and theories on the topic:

Books are a good place to start

...background information in order to help narrow your topic and find search terms:

Reference Entries are a good place to start

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