On this subject guide you can find a selection of electronic resources relevant to students of economics. Here you can also see a more complete list. You are always welcome to contact the library for help.
Business Source Complete
A key economics and business database. Covers all areas relating to business, including management, economics, finance, banking, insurance, auditing, law, marketing, production management, public administration, etc. Contains a large amount of academic journals and articles in full-text.
Google's own collection of links to scholarly information. Be aware that you are searching through material of very mixed quality, of which much is not scientific. A citation search is possible - also on books.
Extensive database of citations and articles, covering a broad range of subjects.
Web of Science
Extensive database of citations and articles, covering a broad range of subjects.
Financial news portal from Jyllands-Posten/Politikens Hus. News and more in-depth articles, which broadly cover the fields of economics, politics and financial news.
Portal with news and articles on economics and the financial sector.
Access to all Danish national and local daily newspapers as well as a selection of local weekly newspapers. In addition, access to individual Danish journals/trade magazines and web sources.
CEPR Discussion Papers
Access to working papers from the Centre for Economic Policy Research. Access to the programme areas: Industrial Organization, Labour Economics, Public policy and Transition Economics.
CESifo Working Papers
Working papers from research groups centred around the Centre for Economic Studies and the Ifo Institute in Munich.
Contains a large collection of working papers in the field of economics from research institutions across the world.
IZA Discussion Papers
Working papers from IZA - Institute for the Study of Labor / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit in Bonn.
NBER Working Papers
Working papers from the US National Bureau of Economic Research.
SSRN (Social Science Research Network)
Access to working papers from, amongst others, Economics Research Network and Financial Economics Network.
(BIS) Bank for International Settlements
International statistics collected by BIS in collaboration with central banks and other national financial institutions. Good for analysis of financial stability, international cash flows and global liquidity.
Access to StatBank Denmark, Statistical Yearbook, News from Statistics Denmark and Documentation of Statistics(requires password).
Access to publications and databases from the EU's statistical office. Contains statistics at a European level and is good for comparisons between the countries and regions.
Access to IMF’s publications and databank. Good for comparative financial analyses between countries.
International Labor Comparisons
Data collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Used for comparing labour market conditions across a number of countries.
The database provides access to OECD's large quantity of publications and statistics on economic and social issues. It covers, among others, macroeconomics, foreign trade, education, employment, development and research.
UNSD Statistical Databases
United Nations databases with access to international statistics on economic and social issues. You can find, for example, Comtrade and Monthly Bulletin of Statistics .
World Bank Data Catalog
The catalogue contains a list of the data that is available through the World Bank's website, including; World Development Indicators, Global Financial Development and World Development Reports.
Includes high-frequency price information, financial information, news and trading data. Bloomberg contains data on more than 5 million bonds, stocks, commodities, currencies and funds. It covers international listed companies and has profiles on more than one million people. Good for extracting time series for further work in Excel.
Database with daily financial and economic data. Good for exporting large data sets for further work in Excel.
Access to stock exchange announcements, financial statements, as well as prospectuses for companies listed on the Nordic and Baltic stock exchanges. Contact AU Library, Fuglesangs Allé in order to get access.
Database with daily trading data for NYSE, AMEX and NMS. Access only for students and staff at AU. Users must contact the office in building 2627(H) -212 in order to get access.
WRDS (Wharton Research Data Service)
Portal for a wide range of financial databases, of which AU has access to a selection. Access only for students and staff at AU. Users must register in the system to receive a username and password.
Databases in WRDS:
COMPUSTAT Global, covers more than 90% of global trade with listed companies from more than 80 countries. EMDB covers more than 2,000 shares from more than 50 countries.
COMPUSTAT North America, covers more than 20,000 US and Canadian companies.
CRSP, with data on securities - shares and bonds.
Option Metrics, with access to historical data from the US stock and options market.
Group of 50 organizations from 37 different countries, who see themselves as an advisory body for politicians and other decision-makers within areas such as auditing, tax, financing, reporting and management related to accounting.
EFRAG (European Financial Reporting Advisory Group)
Advisory body to the EU in relation to the implementation and analysis of current auditing and accounting standards.
Danish Business Authority
Updated news information on accounts and annual reports from the Danish Business Authority.
FASB (Financial Accounting Standards Board)
Background material on FASB and access to specific standards with updates.
FRC (Financial Reporting Council)
Independent British advisory body for auditors and accounting firms.
FSR - Danish auditors
Website for Danish auditors, which is a trade association for Danish auditing and consulting firms.
IAASB (International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board)
Independent body which, in the public interest, work to strengthen the quality of standards within the auditing and insurance industry.
IFAC (International Federation of Accountants)
Website which includes international auditing standards.
IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards)
Website with background material on IFRS standards. Also contains current standards. Requires the creation of a user login.
IIA (Institute of Internal Auditors)
American based body that works to create a good framework for dynamic leadership in the profession of internal auditors.
Portal that provides access to Danish legislation with comments, as well as judgements and journal articles in full-text. In addition, the portal provides a single point of access to key resources within the areas of auditing and accounting. You must be on AU’s network in order to get access to Karnov Group.
LAW: Karnov, UfR (Danish weekly law reports), MAD (environmental law decisions and judgments)
TAX, VAT & DUTIES: SR-tax (journal of new laws and regulations), Skattepolitisk Oversigt (tax policy overview), Ugeskrift for Skat (weekly tax journal) All the content which was previously found in Magnus.
AUDITING: Accounting handbook, bankruptcy law, Danish auditing standards, FSR - Danish Auditor's professional notes, accountancy magazine (1980-2006), auditor's court decisions.
ACCOUNTING: Accounting handbook, Danish Financial Statements Act with comments, international accounting standards (IAS, IFRS, SIC, IFRIC).
PCAOB (Public Company Accounting Oversight Board)
Proposals and comments on American accounting standards.
National Bank of Denmark
The National Bank of Denmark's website with access to publications and statistics.
Danish Ministry of Finance
Ministry of Finance's website with access to economic analyses, state budgets, financial reports and other publications.
RFE (Resources for Economists on the Internet)
Extensive collection of links to information on the internet about economic matters. Published by the American Economic Association.
The Danish Economic Councils
Among other things, publishes the Danish Economy, the biannual assessment of economic activity, also known as the Vismandsrapporten (the economic wise men’s report).
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