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Subject Headings

Subject Headings are assigned to books and other materials in LINC to help categorize them across disciplines.  One item can have several subject headings.  Sometimes starting with the subject heading is a good way to learn about resources on your topic.  Here is a small selection of global affairs and international relations-focused headings to get you started:


Economics -- Bibliography

Economic development

Economic development -- Asia

Economics -- History

Economic policy

Social policy 

Economics, Mathematical


Comparative economics

Labor economic



Methodology Economics


Call numbers

Books in the Library are also classified by call number.  Each call number represents a certain subject area.  It is likely that if you find one good book on your topic, there will be others nearby on the shelf about that same topic.  Browse the shelves!!!


H Social sciences (General)

HA Statistics

HB Economic theory. Demography Subclass 

HC Economic history and conditions 

HD Industries. Land use. Labor

HF Commerce 

HG Finance

HJ Public finance

JZ International Relations


Background Information -- Getting Started

Reference Materials to Explore

The NUS Libraries have significant print and online resources relating to economics.  Below is an abridged list of resources to get you started.  Remember that the Library organizes information by SUBJECT.  So, items that are similar in topic will be grouped together by Call Number.