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Princeton Professor Angus Deaton Awarded 2015 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences

Prof. Angus Deaton of Princeton University´s School of Public and International Affairs has been awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Economics (Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel). The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said Prof. Deaton “was awarded the prize for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare.”


Library Trial of the SAGE Research Methods portal for research methodology content and tools

SAGE Research Methods is a portal designed to provide support for scholars in all aspects of research methodology. This resource can be used by sociologists, economists, political scientists – and other scholars interested in quantitative and qualitative research methodology. SAGE Research Methods includes a full-text, searchable database of all works in the Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences (QASS) series. The portal also includes specially-commissioned, and existing, social sciences’ case studies – many of which are in use at international universities. EUI members have trial access to SAGE Research Methods until 23 October 2015. Full details and video orientation.


32nd edition of EUI Library ‘Bibliography of the Global Financial Crisis’ issued on 15 September

The 32nd edition of the EUI Library Bibliography of the Global Financial & Economic Crisis was issued on 15 September – the seventh anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers. All works are available in the Library. 19 new titles have been added since the May 2015 edition. Full publication details, and EUI shelfmarks, are in the Library Catalogue. EUI members are very welcome to suggest new books for acquisition, by writing to The Bibliography is sectioned as follows…


2015 edition of Library Research Data Guide

The new 3rd edition of the EUI Research Data Guide is now available online. The Guide provides information on research data management, including data discovery; terms and conditions of access and use; data security; dataset metadata and documentation; data repositing, preservation and open data sharing. This third edition contains expanded details about data management plans (DMPs), data management in the EU Horizon 2020 research funding programme, and options for open data sharing. The guide also addresses data sharing, focusing on whether, when, how, where and under what terms, research data outputs can be openly shared. Please contact the Library to arrange a research data appointment.