This collection extends coverage in disciplines across the social sciences and adds international depth to disciplines extensively covered in other Arts & Sciences collections.


Leading economics journals with a strong global focus, including The World Bank Economic Review, which maintains the largest worldwide circulation of any economics title. Key journals such as Journal of Population Economics and Public Choice, provide an interdisciplinary approach, joining the study of economics and political science. India’s Economic and Political Weekly, an important force in shaping India’s political discourse, includes the disciplines of sociology, history, political science, gender, environment, and international relations in its coverage.

The World Bank Economic Review Journal of Population EconomicsPublic ChoiceEconomic and Political Weekly

Political science

Includes core political science titles with an emphasis on global relations, such as the noteworthy journal, Foreign Affairs, published by the Council on Foreign Relations. Established in 1922, this journal remains America’s most influential publication on U.S. foreign policy and international affairs. Other prominent journals include World Policy Journal, the flagship publication of the World Policy Institute, and World Affairs, one of the oldest journals on international relations, first published in 1837.

Foreign Affairs World Policy JournalWorld Affairs


A strong cluster of education journals, with eight titles founded over 50 years ago. Notable titles in this group include The Phi Delta Kappan, addressing issues of policy and practice for educators at all levels since its first publication in 1915, and The Journal of Educational Research, dedicated to the advancement of educational practice in elementary and secondary schools since inception in 1920.

The Phi Delta Kappan The Journal of Educational Research

International scholarship

Journals cover a wide range of area studies, with international scholarship in a variety of languages. Titles in Middle Eastern studies include the Journal of the International Qur’anic Studies Association and Middle East Journal, established in 1947 to examine the region’s political and economic development, cultural heritage, and ethnic and religious diversity. Other journals with regional focus include Anuario de Estudios Centroamericanos, concentrating on all aspects of the social sciences in Central America, and Cahiers du Monde russe, devoted to the history of the Russian world, with scholarship in French, Russian, and English.

Journal of the International Qur'anic Studies Association The Middle East JournalAnuario de Estudios CentroamericanosCahiers du monde russe


Contains over 30 titles from the Business II Collection that are not found in any other Arts & Sciences collection. These journals include publications of The National Bureau of Economic Research, World Bank, Brookings Institution Press, CFA Institute, and International Monetary Fund. This business cluster addresses a variety of sub-disciplines such as advertising, risk management, and business ethics.

Tax Policy and the Economy Financial CrisesBrookings Papers on Economic ActivityIMF Economic Review