Course: SSI 221 Macroeconomics

Professor Charles Fusi (Neuroeconomic Scientist)

Website: The Pursuit of Academic Excellence

Gas Station in Japan

Academic Presentation by Prof. Charles Fusi (Neuroeconomic Scientist)

The Fusian Theory of Intelligence (IPF) vs. IQ and the Deactivation of the Myth (February 26, 2010 at RCC)

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Academic Files

PowerPoint presentation based on the class lectures and the book "Economics Today - The Micro View" by Roger LeRoy Miller.

Microeconomics Chapter 1 Microeconomics Chapter 2

Microeconomics Chapter 3 Microeconomics Chapter 4

Microeconomics Chapter 5 Microeconomics Chapter 6

Microeconomics Chapter 6A/19 Microeconomics Chapter 7A/ 20

This guide is designed to help you research Macroeconomics topics below. It includes an index of scholarly sources that should be used. Included in the list are websites and search engines that will be helpful in your research. If you have any trouble finding these sources, please ask a librarian for help. Good Luck! Any comments or suggestions are welcome!

Strand A:Today's Economic Crisis
Strand B: Global Economy and Oil Supply
Strand C: Emerging Global Economies: India and China

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The on-line catalog provides access to the Library's collection of approximately 40,000 books, periodicals and audio-visual titles. These resources may be used to find information for assignments or general interest.
Tutorial for searching catalog and ordering books from Metro Boston Library Network (includes Boston Public Library)

Good Search Terms to use: words or phrase

  • "economic crisis" and causes
  • "emerging economies"
  • "global economy" and china and india
  • "global economy" and oil

Books Online

The electronic books can be accessed on campus only. Selected titles below related to oil and global economy. To browse them, click their hyperlinked titles.
Energy for the 21st Century

Energy for the 21st Century: a Comprehensive Guide to Convenient and Alternative Sources.

Iran Oil

Iran Oil: the New Middle East Challeng to America.

Alternative Energy

Alternative Energy Demystified: a Self-teaching Guide.

China and the Global Energy

China and the Global Energy Crisis: Development and Prospects for China's Oil and Natural Gas.

New Books

Globalization and Free Trade

Globalization and Free Trade: HF1418.5 G645 2007

Age of Oil

Age of Oil: the Mythology, History, and Future of the World's Most Controversial Source, TN870 .M339 2006

Reference Books

The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, edited by Robert Harry Inglis Palgrave, Ref.HB61 .N49 1991

Handbook of Markets and Economics: East Asia, Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand, edited by Anthony Pecotich and Clifford J. Shultz II, Ref.HF5415.33 .A78 H36 2006

Reference Books Online

RCC Library barcode is required to access these reference books off campus.


Browse these paper journal and magazines in the library's first floor periodicals section for articles about global economy and oil supply.
  • The Economist
  • U.S. News & World Report
  • Time
  • Newsweek
  • Business Week
  • The Wall Street Journal- Newspaper rack


Access to millions of journal, magazine, newspaper and reference source articles through our research databases.

The world’s largest full text business database. Provides full text for 3,650 scholarly business journals, including full text for 1,100 peer-reviewed business publications. Over 1,500 industry reports and nearly 1,500 country economic reports.
A very good place to find business and company information.

Has good reference sources covering economics and the economy.
Provides full text for more than 368 articles related to "global economy", China and India and "oil".
Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. Has over 475 articles mentioning "global economy" and oil, and 54 articles related to "global economy" and "India and China".

Web sites

There are many good web sites on the internet. These web sites have been evaluated by library staff. Remember to always evaluate internet resources. To find out more about evaluating web sites, Lesley University has a very good guide.

Search Engines

Web sites

Open Access journals

Example Research Papers

Environmental Pollution Effects on Economics
The Economic Events of Bailout
The Threat of Global Warming on the Environment
Rough Copy
Foreclosures in America
Global Warming

Basic Research Help

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General Library Information

Research guide updated on 04/11/09 by Wiliam Hoag: and Ted Intarabumrung: