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Guide to Resources on Albania: Albania - Economics and Business

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General Resources


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Guide to Resources on Albania: Economics and Business

Journals and journal articles

Search journals and journal articles in Explore or in specialist databases available to members of UCL. For help and useful tips on how to search, see the guide to using Explore. For information on finding and requesting journals, journal articles, or Stores items see the FAQ.


E-Resources with a focus on Albanian  economics, business and finance:

  • Transitions Online  a magazine covering political, social, cultural and economic issues in the former communist countries of Europe and Central Asia.  UCL Library Services provide access from 2003 to the present.
  • More subject-specific journals can be accessed via E-journals available to members of UCL.
  • The Central and Eastern European Online Library[U8]  (C.E.E.O.L.) is an online archive which provides access to full text PDF articles from over 1000 humanities and social science journals and re-digitized documents pertaining to Central, Eastern and South-Eastern European topics.  The database can be scoped to search for journals by subject or by country.
  • Search UCL’s databases to find articles on Albanian economics, business and finance in international journals.

Printed journals are located on the Lower Ground Floor of the Library. Journals with a STORES location can be requested either via Explore  or from the Stores Service.



Databases: The Complete list of databases available to members of UCL contains general economics databases and indexes.


  • Datastream: A financial information database, available on-site at SSEES Library only. Coverage includes equity indexes, unit trusts, bonds, interest rates, exchange rates and commodities, with tools for exploring historical trends, and relationships between time series.
  • World Bank Data: Statistics on development in countries around the globe, collated by the World Bank. Consists of a number of datasets including development indicators, debt statistics and trade logistics statistics. Openly available for flexible re-use.

Working papers

  • EconPapers: A collection of economics working papers and journal articles, based on RePEc bibliographic and author data.

 Economic information and business news

  • Amadeus: A database of comparable financial information for public and private companies across Europe.
  • BBC Monitoring (Russia and Europe): Reports from radio, television, news agencies, press and new media, providing a distinctive foreign news and information service from open sources (from 1999 onwards). Username and password required. Contact SSEES Library staff for details.
  • Economist Intelligence Unit Country Reports and Profiles (SSEES only): Full text of reports covering the political scene, economic policy, domestic economy, sectoral trends and foreign trade of each country, with detailed two-year political and economic forecasts. Full text of country profiles, covering a country’s economic and political status and background.

 Book Collections

Search Explore  for UCL books/e-books and pamphlets on Albanian economics and business. For help and useful tips on how to search, see the guide to using Explore. For information about finding and requesting pamphlets, rare books or store items see our FAQ.

Books in print: The Library’s collection of books on Albanina  economics, economic history and management in general are located at A.XVI.1. Individual shelf marks cover titles on Albanian industry A.XVI.4, labour A.XVI.5, commerce and foreign trade A.XVI.7, and finance A.XVI.9.

 Books with a STORES location can be requested either via Explore or from the Stores Service. For e-books check the Complete list of e-books available to members of UCL.


Internet Resources

Selection of most relevant links to economic institutions and other specialist resources on economics and business.

Databases and Statistics


 Country reports and profiles

 Economic and business news

The Economics subject guide lists further relevant general resources.