Economic History Research Guide

This is a guide summarizing a few useful online resources for research in economic history. It was written for undergraduates in my American economic history course but some parts of the guide, particularly some of the datasets, may be of use to others.

Research Tools (pdf)


William & Mary Department of Economics

The Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy (economic history resources)

National Historical Geographic Information System

Historical Statistics of the United States

The National Archives - Access to Archival Databases (AAD)

Integrated Public Use Microdata Series from the Minnesota Population Center