Booth Library offers several databases useful for finding articles in economics. All databases are accessible from off campus as well; just log in with your EIU netID and password. Think about your topic in terms of keywords, which can either be connected by AND/OR/NOT on the same line, or separated on different lines.
If full text isn't linked, click on the Get Full Text link to see whether your article is available online or in print through another Booth Library source.
EconLit - citations and abstracts of articles, collective volumes, books, dissertations, and working papers in economics, with links to some full-text. This should be your main starting point when searching for articles in economics.
Business Source Elite - full text articles from 1000+ journals, plus abstracts from many others, all on business and management topics.
Global Newsstream- complete articles on a wide range of newspapers, business, legal, medical and political information, both foreign and domestic, including the Wall Street Journal.
Academic Search Complete - full articles and abstracts from articles covering a wide range of academic topics, including economics.