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Collection Development Policies

Information for faculty and students regarding the collection development policies of the Graduate Institute Library

Economics and Trade

The Library holds an extensive collection in the field of international economics and trade. It was historically built up by two institutions, which merged in 2008. The library of the Graduate Institute of International Studies (IUHEI, founded in 1927) collected books dealing with international economics, trade and finance. The library of the Graduate Institute of Development Studies (IUED, founded in 1961) collected books on the economy of developing countries.

The main subject areas are based on the teaching and research fields of the Institute's academic departments, most notably the international economics and the political science departments. They take also into account the needs of the interdisciplinary masters.

International economics

  • Globalisation
  • Regional integration
  • International trade, trade policies, protectionism, trade agreements, WTO, global value chains
  • International labour migration
  • World Bank and IMF

General economics

  • Textbooks on macroeconomics, microeconomics and econometrics
  • Finance, financial markets, foreign investment, financial sector policies
  • Monetary economics, exchange rates, central banking
  • Microfinance
  • Macroeconomic policies
  • Industrial organisation
  • Income redistribution policies, inequalities and poverty
  • Gender and economics
  • Corporate Social Responsibility