UZH Databases in Economics

Databases in Economics, licensed by the UZH (listed by Zentralbibliothek)

Business Source Premier

Database of full text journal articles back to 1965, and searchable cited references back to 1998.

Catalogue Rechercheportal

Via the Rechercheportal of swisscovery you have access to the entire academic media holdings of Switzerland (more than 470 libraries). Rechercheportal provides access to a total of more than 30 million books, series, journals and non-book materials (including the holdings of the Department of Economics Library) and more than 3 billion electronic articles. swisscovery is operated by the Swiss Library Service Platform, SLSP in short.


Database of international and Swiss newspapers; also contains company, market and financial data.

Historical statistics of Switzerland

30'000 time series covering the economic history of Switzerland in the 19th and 20th centuries.

The Making of the Modern World

Historische Schriften zur Wirtschafts-, Sozial- und politischen Geschichte (1450-1914)

The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics contains full text of 2008 print edition and incorporates quarterly additions and updates

Nexis Uni (Lexis Nexis)

Newspapers and magazines from all over the world, Economics and business information


Articles from about 20'000 journals, serials, and congress notes, of all scientific disciplines

Web of Science

Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI, which is made available through the Web of Science service) is an interdisciplinary citation index product of Thomson Reuters' Healthcare and Science division. It covers more than 1,700 of the world's leading journals of social sciences across more than 50 disciplines.


Sozial- und wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fachliteratur, sozialwissenschaftliche Forschungsprojekte, wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Volltextzeitschriften


American Economic Review

Fulltext from 1911, with moving wall for the last 24 months


Browse, read and follow thousands of scholarly journals and newly published articles licenced for the UZH.

JSTOR Journal Storage

Digital library containing digitized back issues of academic journals


Berkeley Electronic Press (Bepress) is a publisher of peer reviewed electronic journals and a creator of tools to facilitate access to research published within institutions. The ResearchNow Collection facilitates access to 57 peer reviewed bepress journals current through the ResearchNow portal. The journals cover research in economics, business, marketing, law, political science, public affairs, humanities, health, medicine, science, and technology.

Schweizer Zeitschriftenportal

Metasearch for journal titles in Switzerland's largest library catalogues (page not available in English)

Specialist portals

Compass (public microdata)

Micro-data covering themes such as economics, education, mobility, and health.

EconBiz Virtual Library for Economics and Business Studies

Search portal for economics, a project of the German National Library of Economics (ZBW).

Infonet Economy

Publications and economic resources from Swiss institutions


Database for the management of publications, contact details, organizational and employee data for members of WWF.

NBER Working Papers

National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers

OECD iLibrary

Online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data

OECD iLibrary on YouTube

An introduction to the OECD iLibrary, the OECD's global knowledge base for books, papers and statistics

SSRN Social Sciences Research Network

Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research and is composed of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences.


ZORA (Zurich Open Repository and Archive) provides open and worldwide access to the research and scholarly output of the University of Zurich, Switzerland. A focus is on qualified scientific publications. Read more ...