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Agricultural economics

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  • dana [dot] ingalls [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) (514) 398-4400 x0613

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias and Handbooks

A Dictionary of Economics 
John Black; Nigar Hashimzade; Gareth D Myles; Oxford University Press

Références économiques; Centre de référence en agriculture et agroalimentaire du Québec (CRAAQ)

Handbook of agricultural economics
Also available as a hard copy: HD1415 H313 2001, Macdonald Campus Library

Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology: The Contemporary Core Literature.
HD1415 O47 1991 In Library Use Macdonald Campus Library

Key Texts

Agriculture investment sourcebook

Agriculture and the WTO: creating a trading system for development

Global agricultural trade and developing countries

OECD iLibrary

Major Journals

Article Databases

ABI Inform Complete. 1971 to the present
Citations plus abstracts to over 1,000 English-language business journals from around the world. Updated monthly.

AGRICOLA. 1979 to the present
All aspects of agriculture are covered by the United States Department of Agriculture.

CAB Abstracts. 1973 to the present
Includes all the references in the printed index World Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology Abstracts. International coverage.

Canadian Electronic Library: Canadian public policy collection. 2005 to the present
Publications from Canadian public policy institutes, government agencies, advocacy groups, think-tanks, university research centres and public interest groups.

EconLit. 1969 to the present
References to articles, books, dissertations and collective works. Selected abstracts. Most references in English or with English summaries. Updated quarterly.


Web of Science
Large multidisciplinary database offering citation linking and citation counts.

Large multidisciplinary science and social sciences database that is capable of backward and forward ciation linking and includes citation counts.

Academic Search Complete
Large multidisciplinary database including over 9,000 full-text journals in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities.


Web Resources

Government of Canada Websites: 



Canadian Agricultural Economics Society

Canadian Economics Association

American Agricultural Economics Association

International Association of Agricultural Economists

Food and Agriculture Organization Economic and Social Department

Committee on Women in Agricultural Economics

Last updated: January 2014


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