EconLit is an academic literature abstracting
database service published by the
American Economic Association
The American Economic Association (AEA) is a learned society
A learned society (; also known as a learned academy, scholarly society, or academic association) is an organization that exists to promote an discipline (academia), academic discip ...
. The service focuses on literature in the field of
Economics () is a social science that studies the Production (economics), production, distribution (economics), distribution, and Consumption (economics), consumption of goods and services.
Economics focuses on the behaviour and interact ...
EconLit covers articles and other materials dating back to 1969.
It uses the
JEL classification codes
Articles in List of economics journals, economics journals are usually classified according to JEL classification codes, which derive from the ''Journal of Economic Literature''. The ''JEL'' is published quarterly by the American Economic Associa ...
for classifying papers by subject.
List of academic databases and search engines
This article contains a representative list of notable databases and search engines useful in an academic setting for finding and accessing articles in academic journals, institutional repository, institutional repositories, archives, or other coll ...
Bibliographic databases and indexes