Economic History Review

The Economic History Review is published quarterly and each volume contains over 800 pages. It is an invaluable source of information and is available free to members of the Economic History Society. Publishing reviews of books, periodicals and information technology, The Review will keep anyone interested in economic and social history abreast of current developments in the subject. It aims at broad coverage of themes of economic and social change, including the intellectual, political and cultural implications of these changes.

Quarterly: February, May, August, November.

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Latest articles

Volume 0 (0)

The battle for rubber in Benin
James Fenske, ONLINE EARLY
What explains slow sub-Saharan African growth? Revisiting oil boom-era investment and productivity in Nigeria's national accounts, 1976–85
Hanaan Marwah, ONLINE EARLY
Editorial: Women in economic and social history: twenty-fifth anniversary of the Women's Committee of the Economic History Society
The rise and fall of sterling in Liberia, 1847–1943
Leigh A. Gardner, ONLINE EARLY
Writing history backwards or sideways: towards a consensus on African population, 1850–2010
Ewout Frankema, Morten Jerven, ONLINE EARLY
Coping with regional inequality in Sweden: structural change, migrations, and policy, 1860–2000
Kerstin Enflo, Joan Ramón Rosés, ONLINE EARLY
A West African experiment: constructing a GDP series for colonial Ghana, 1891–1950
Morten Jerven, ONLINE EARLY
Is there anything real about real wages? A history of the official British cost of living index, 1914–62
Rebecca Searle, ONLINE EARLY
The compulsory public pension and the demand for life insurance: the case of Sweden, 1884–1914
Lars-Fredrik Andersson, Liselotte Eriksson, ONLINE EARLY
Vent for surplus or productivity breakthrough? The Ghanaian cocoa take-off, c. 1890–1936
Gareth Austin, ONLINE EARLY

Volume 67 (2)

Poor relief in Elizabethan English communities: an analysis of Collectors' accounts
Marjorie K. McIntosh, vol. 67 (2): 331-357
Living standards and mortality since the middle ages
Morgan Kelly, Cormac Ó Gráda, vol. 67 (2): 358-381
Yeast or mushrooms? Productivity patterns across Swedish manufacturing industries, 1869–1912
Svante Prado, vol. 67 (2): 382-408
A mirror of history: China's bond market, 1921–42
Chun-Yu Ho, Dan Li, vol. 67 (2): 409-434
The impact of drought in early fourteenth-century England
David Stone, vol. 67 (2): 435-462
Mechanization and the spatial distribution of industries in the German Empire, 1875 to 1907
Theresa Gutberlet, vol. 67 (2): 463-491
Raiffeisenism abroad: why did German cooperative banking fail in Ireland but prosper in the Netherlands?
Christopher L. Colvin, Eoin McLaughlin, vol. 67 (2): 492-516
The selection bias in court records: settlement and trial in eighteenth-century Ottoman Kastamonu
Metin M. Coşgel, Boğaç A. Ergene, vol. 67 (2): 517-534
A ‘blank cheque'? Portuguese Second World War sterling balances, 1940–73
Marcelo Paiva Abreu, vol. 67 (2): 535-555
‘Such unjustificable practices’?: Irish trade, settlement, and society in France, 1688–1715
Siobhan Talbott, vol. 67 (2): 556-577