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Finance: Databases

Useful Search Terms

Here are some search terms that will help you locate materials about Finance. 


  • ability-to-pay-principle
  • acquisition
  • apportionment
  • balanced budget
  • base year
  • Corlett-Hague rule
  • deductibility
  • discounting
  • earmarked taxes
  • empiricism
  • estate tax
  • fiscal disparities
  • fungibility
  • homestead exemption
  • marginal revenue
  • outlays
  • payroll tax
  • real assets
  • retained earnings
  • taxable income
  • use tax
  • zero ration

Database Providers

These databases will help you find current finance articles.  For a complete listing of all our databases, please visit our website at:  To access these, you will be prompted to sign-in using your Eastern login (this is the same as your Brightspace and Eastern email logins). 

Scholarly vs. Non-Scholarly Journal

The following is a three minutes video by Dr. Eli Moody of Vanderbilt University.  In this video Dr. Moody distinguises scholarly from non-scholarly articles.