History of Economics
Chemist store Boots has just released a fascinating timeline of images about its company history which economic historians may find useful. It gives key dates and images of stores and boots beauty brands from 1849 onwards.
The website History of Economic Thought re-launched recently thanks to support from the Institute for New Economic Thinking. Run by Gonçalo L. Fonseca, research fellow at the Institute, the site aims to be a “link tank” directing readers to resources on economic theory. It covers thinkers from the pre-classical period to the modern day. History of Economic Thought contains: […]
A new free open access journal from Brill and a number of research institutes based in the Netherlands seeks to highlight research based on data. All articles focus upon methods and associated datasets are stored in DANS Materials are in English and Dutch. The first issue has content on socio-economic history.
The University has recently acquired some historical newspaper archives amongst which are the Economist 1843-2011 and the Financial Times 1888-2010. For more information see our News Sources Page or the Gale NewsVault information page.
A new blog has been launched hosting archive materials about the history of economics in America. Run by Irwin Collier of Freie Universität Berlin, it hosts materials from his project investigating the teaching of economics in the United States from the 1880s to the 1950s. It covers the ‘big guns’ of US economics at Harvard, […]