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License Begins: 
June 1, 2016
License Ends: 
December 31, 2017
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Description: 

Bringing together the world’s most influential economists writing in their areas of expertise, the New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics Online is a comprehensive, dynamic, and updated resource that serves the information needs of a new generation of economists. A rich reference collection of articles, this online resource provides access to archived material and to new material that is added quarterly.

Features of the Online Dictionary:

  • full text of the 1987 archive edition
  • full text of the 2008 print edition
  • hyperlinked cross-references within articles
  • carefully selected and maintained links to related sites
  • My Dictionary, personal account option, to save searches, bookmark articles, and make notes
  • History:

    R. H. Inglis Palgrave’s original Dictionary of Political Economy (1894-99) was a landmark in both publishing and economics: a liberal and scholarly overview of the whole sphere of economic thought in its day. Henry Higgs’s revised edition, Palgrave’s Dictionary of Political Economy (1923-6), retained the spirit of the original while embracing new concepts in the development of economics as a discipline.

    1987 Archive Edition:
    The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics was published in 1987 to international acclaim. Its scope had expanded and evolved, and the tradition of drawing together eminent contributors from across the spectrum of methodological and ideological schools produced not only an unsurpassed work of reference, but also many individual classic essays of enduring importance.

    2008 Print Edition:
    The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd edition, was published in 2008. While some classic articles from the 1987 edition were retained, approximately 80% of the text was either entirely new or substantially rewritten to reflect the depth of change within the discipline between the editions.

    2008 edition - http://www.dictionaryofeconomics.com/dictionary

    Simultaneous Users: 

    Unlimited

    Chron coverage: 
    1987-present
    Usage Stats: 

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    Content Types: 
    FullText
    Multi-Year Contract: 
    Sunday, December 31, 2017
    Counter-Compliant: 
    Yes
    Notes on Subscribers: 

    The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics Online is available by subscription or as a one-time purchase with an annual hosting fee.

    Annual Subscription Option:

    • University of Saskatchewan

    Perpetual Purchase Option:

    • MacEwan University
    • Simon Fraser University
    • University of Alberta
    • University of British Columbia
    • University of Lethbridge
    • University of Manitoba
    • University of Victoria

    16/17 - Athabasca University cancels