In more than 8,000 issues since first publication in 1843, The Economist has presented timely reporting, concise commentary and comprehensive analysis of global news every week. With objective authority, clarity and wit, The Economist presents the world's political, business, scientific, technological and cultural developments and the connections between them. Because of its global editorial perspective, it is read by more of the world's political and business leaders than any other magazine.
The Economist Historical Archive delivers a complete searchable copy of every issue of The Economist from 1843 to 2006. New full-color images, multiple search indexes, exportable financial tables, and a gallery of front covers highlighting a key topic of each week—all combine to offer a primary source of research covering the 19th and 20th centuries.
The many Supplements, Special Reports and Surveys which appear regularly in The Economist will be particularly useful to students working on projects, teachers seeking to expand their reading lists, and researchers working on company and industry trends and history.
Searches can be limited to photographs, maps, advertising, and tables. Pages display as JPEGs; use the Save button to generate a PDF of the entire article.
September 13, 2010