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These are the guidelines by which materials are purchased for the Economics collections of the UW Libraries (Seattle Campus). For questions or more information, please contact the Economics Librarian.
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According to the American Economic Association, "Economics is the study of how people choose to use resources. Resources include the time and talent people have available, the land, buildings, equipment, and other tools on hand, and the knowledge of how to combine them to create useful products and services."
The Library's economics collection primarily supports the teaching and research of the University of Washington's Department of Economics. The economics collection also supports many other UW departments and programs, such as the Foster School of Business.
The primary LC classes for economics are:
Additional LC classes with relevant economics material include: