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Development Economics: Articles/Working Papers

Choosing a Database

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Finding articles hidden behind paywalls

A number of research articles are available in free formats from institutional repositories.  To find Open Access and freely available articles, you can installl into your browser as an extension.  Unpaywall is a database of freely available research.  When you go to an article on a paid site (e.g., Elsevier) unpaywall will show you a unlocked green icon in your browser window to let you know that an open version of the article exists.  An open version may be a working version, one that is no longer embargoed, or one published open access.