Finance and Economics library subject guide , Aratohu kaupapa mō te hauora me te mahi tapuhi

This guide covers finance, economics, banking, and property.

Article databases

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Business Source Complete

Major database for business. Broad coverage of finance and economics topics.

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The primary specialist database for economics.

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Extensive coverage of research literature in all aspects of business and management. Includes global patent coverage.

Scopus and Google Scholar show numbers of citing articles, a powerful way to follow scholarly discussion on a topic.

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Global business news and stock markets, company and industry sector information, including financial data, from Reuters and Dow Jones. 

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CAB Abstracts

Good source for agricultural and natural resource economics.

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Emerald Insight

Articles from scholarly journals, with strong coverage of finance, economics and other business topics.

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Google Scholar

An excellent source of New Zealand material and unpublished academic papers.

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Cross-searches many databases, including Business Source Complete, EconLit and PsycInfo.

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Index New Zealand

Primary database for New Zealand information.

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Search Newzindex, Newztext Magazines and Newztext Newspapers. Newzindex is the most comprehensive index to the contents of New Zealand’s key business publications. Abstracts and full text are not available. Newztext Newspapers and Newztext Magazines provide full text coverage of selected New Zealand newspapers and magazines.

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Valuable interactive source of statistics on consumer, product and marketing trends for over 200 countries worldwide.

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Library.Press Display

A searchable "newspaper view" database with international coverage, and a 60 day rolling archive.

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Analysis, reports, statistics

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Business statistics / economic indicators

Stats NZ/Tatauranga Aotearoa
Primary tool for statistical data about New Zealand.

OECD iLibrary
OECD's library of statistical databases. Includes interactive datasets (that can be downloaded) for OECD countries and selected non-member countries. About this resource

World Development Indicators (WDI)
The World Bank’s premier compilation of cross-country comparable data on development. Includes time series indicators for over 200 economies.

Company information

NZX Company Research
Historical company information and other trading data. Formerly IRG Online Archives. About this resource

NZX Annual Reports
Financial reports of NZX listed and delisted companies. About this resource

New Zealand organisations

Reserve Bank of New Zealand/ Te Pūtea Matua

New Zealand Treasury/ Te Tai Ōhanga

New Zealand Stock Exchange/ Te Paehoko o Aotearoa

NZIER (New Zealand Institute for Economic Research)
View their Quarterly Predictions and Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion.

Books and ebooks

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More information

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Background information

Wiley Encyclopedia of Management
Volume 4: Finance
Volume 8: Managerial Economics

Encyclopedia of Finance

New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics
Substantial encyclopedia articles on a wide range of economic topics with bibliographies for further reading.

Oxford Handbooks
These handbooks on a range of major economics and finance topics include essays with extensive references for further reading.

Concepts and definitions

Dictionary of Finance and Banking

Dictionary of Economics


Sage Research Methods

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