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  • Undergraduate economics major Jackson Crawford is writing a senior honors thesis on the merits of consumption taxation vs. income taxation. Read more about his experiences doing research in CLASS’s online newsletter. More...
  • UH President Renu Khator declares that economics professor Dr. Polly Hardee exhibits “the spirit and character of the University of Houston" for her efforts during Hurricane Harvey. More…
  • Three economics PhD students were selected to present their research at the 3rd Annual Graduate Research and Scholarship Projects (GRaSP) Day held November 10, 2017 at the UH University Center. The three presenters were Tung Nguyen, Saumya Rana and Max Thuy Vu.
  • The University of Houston (UH) Masters of Arts (M.A.) in Applied Economics ranked 6th among other applied economics master’s degree programs by The Financial Engineer’s 2015 Master of Economics Rankings and 34th overall for master’s degrees in economics in the nation. More...

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Economics Virtual Library


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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