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Economics information resources: Background information

Definitions

Try some of the dictionaries listed below, or search for others by searching the Library catalogue for the SUBJECT: Economics - Dictionaries.

Background information

Biographies

If the sources listed below don't have what you need, try Browse Searching the Library Catalogue for the SUBJECT Economists - Biography. For individual biographies and discussions of a single person's theories, search for the person's name as a SUBJECT (e.g., Keynes, John Maynard).

  • Biographical dictionary of women economists [online or print
  • Fifty major economists [print]
  • Great economists before Keynes: an introduction to the lives and works of one hundred great economists of the past -- This volume includes Keynes [print]
  • Great economists since Keynes: an introduction to the lives and works of one hundred modern economists [print]
  • Lives of the laureates: twenty-three Nobel economists [online or print]
  • The making of modern economics: the lives and ideas of the great thinkers [print]
  • Who's who in economics --Provides brief information, principal contributions, and a list of publications [print]