Bibliography of encyclopedias: business, information and economics

This is a list of encyclopedias and encyclopedic/biographical dictionaries published on the subject of business, information and information technology, economics and businesspeople in any language. Entries are in the English language except where noted.

General businessEdit

Accounting and financeEdit

  • Pescow, Jerome. Encyclopedia of Accounting Systems. rev. ed., Prentice-Hall, 1976.[7]
  • Shim, Jae K. and Joel G. Siegel. Encyclopedic Dictionary of Accounting and Finance. Prentice-Hall, 1989.[7]

Banking and financeEdit

  • Munn, Glenn G. and F. L. Garcia and Charles J. Woelfel. Encyclopedia of Banking and Finance. 9th ed., St. James Press, 1991.[8]
  • Thorndike, David. The Thorndike Encyclopedia of Banking and Financial Tables. 3rd ed., Warren, Gorham, & Lamont, 1987.[9]


  • Arestis, Philip, Malcolm C. Sawyer. A biographical dictionary of dissenting economists. E. Elgar, 2000. ISBN 1858985609.[2]
  • Blang, Mark, Howard R. Vane. Who's who in economics. Edward Elgar Publ., 2003. ISBN 9781840649925.[2]
  • Blaug, Mark. Great economists since Keynes: an introduction to the lives and works of one hundred modern economists. Edward Elgar, 1998. ISBN 9781858986920.[2]
  • Cicarelli, James, Julianne Cicarelli. Distinguished women economists. Greenwood Press, 2003. ISBN 9780313303319.[2]
  • Eatwell, John. The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics. Stockton Press, 1987.[10][9]
  • Greenwald, Douglas. McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Economics. 2nd ed., McGraw-Hill, 1994.[6]
  • Henderson, David R. Fortune Encyclopedia of Economics. Warner, 1993. ISBN 9780446516372[6]
  • Pressman, Steven. Fifty major economists. Routledge, 2014. ISBN 9780415645096.[2]
  • Rutherford, Donald. The biographical dictionary of British economists. Thoemmes, 2004. ISBN 9781843710301.[2]


  • Singer, Isidore. International insurance encyclopedia. American encyclopedic library assoc., 1910.[11]


  • Filipelli, Ronald L. Labor Conflict in the United States: An Encyclopedia. Garland, 1990.[6]
  • Jones, Lawrence K. Encyclopedia of Career Change and Work Issues. Oryx, 1992.[3]


  • Finch, Frank. Facts on File Encyclopedia of Management Techniques. Facts on File, 1985.[3]
  • Heyel, Carl. The Encyclopedia of Management. 3rd ed., Van Nostrand, 1982.[3]
  • Witzel, Morgan. Biographical dictionary of management. Thoemmes, 2001. ISBN 9781855068711.[2]
  • Witzel, Morgen. The encyclopedia of the history of American management. Thoemmes Continuum, 2005. ISBN 9781843711315.[2]


  • Newman, Peter. The New Palgrave Dictionary of Money and Finance. Stockton Press, 1992.[9]

Real estateEdit

  • Arnold Encyclopedia of Real Estate. Warren, Gorham, & Lamont, 1978.[9]
  • Gross, Jerome. Webster's New World Illustrated Encyclopedic Dictionary of Real Estate. 3rd ed., Prentice Hall, 1987.[9]
  • Newell, James. The St. James Encyclopedia of Mortgage & Real Estate. St. James Press, 1991.[9]


  • International Encyclopedia of Statistics. Free Press, 1978.[3]
  • Kotz, Samuel and Norman L. Johnson. Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences. Wiley, 1982–88.[3]
  • Sills, David L., ed. International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. Free Press, 1968.[3]


See alsoEdit



  • Guide to Reference. [1] American Library Association. Retrieved 5 December 2014. (subscription required).
  • Kister, Kenneth F. (1994). Kister's Best Encyclopedias (2nd ed.). Phoenix: Oryx. ISBN 0-89774-744-5.
  • Kroeger, Alice Bertha, Isadore Gilbert Mudge. (1911). Guide to the Study and Use of Reference books. Chicago: American Library Association.