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Step B: Use the Index of Journal Titles in EconLit to perform a
search for Journal of Economic Perspectives OR Journal of Economic
Step C: Use the History search in EconLit to combine the first two searches.
Step D: Browse the results for relevant review/survey articles.
Trick #2: Mine bibliographies
With review articles, or theoretical or empirical articles you've
already found, search the Social Sciences Citation Index for other
articles that cite them. Pay close attention, also, to possible data
Trick #3: Use the articles you've already found to search more effectively in bibliographic databases
When you search for articles, don't rely strictly on keyword searches.
Authors: After identifying important articles in your area, search for more articles by those authors.
Descriptors: Also, search in databases like EconLit
for an article you've already read. Look at the descriptors used by the
database to describe it. Perform new searches based on those
Organizations: Organizations publish reports, too.
If you identify a relevant organization, like the Mediamark (a company
that surveys the public), for example, search for that organization as