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  • The Economics Department is proud to host the 2023 Midwest International Economic Development Conference on March 31 and April 1. This is the 20th edition of the conference and the first time it is held in Houston. Please click here for more information. 
  • The University of Houston (UH) Masters of Arts (M.A.) in Applied Economics ranked 6 th among other applied economics master’s degree programs by The Financial Engineer’s 2015 Master of Economics Rankings and 34 th overall for master’s degrees in economics in the nation. More...

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UH Library Research Guide for Economists


The University of Houston Libraries manages a web page which features popular resources for researchers studying economics. The Economics Virtual Library includes access to World Development Indicators, a comprehensive database of development data; Hoovers, a database of comprehensive reports from publicly traded companies; International Financial Statistics, a publication and database maintained by the International Monetary Fund; The Social Science Research Network, which includes access to articles in varying disciplines; as well as thousands of books and journals encompassing many different subjects.

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