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Economics of Global Poverty /Martine Lussier, Dept. of Economics

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Welcome to Search Techniques for the Economics of Global Poverty

Search Smart–use a "Find more like it" search technique by using a good book/article & looking it up to see what tags or subject terms have been assigned to it. This gives you good new, authoritative words & ideas to think about using in a new search, while staying on target with the original 'big concept.'

Try the words as 'subject' searches–it can show you other themes on the same word, giving you more ideas for your papers. Look for big concept words on your syllabus, from words used in class, or from a known, good item. "Finding more like it"is a technique that works for books, authors, articles, journal titles.

Examples–assigned books for class:

The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for our Time, Jeffrey Sachs (2005)

  • Economic Assistance--developing countries
  • Poverty--developing countries
  • Developing countries--economic policy
  • Developing countries--economic conditions

The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries Are Failing and What Can Be Done About It, Paul Collier (2007)

  • Poor--developing countries
  • Poverty--developing countries

Look up these books on the Case Catalog and then click through (and combine) some of the terms that are assigned to them. Learn more...