Explorations in Economic History

Explorations in Economic History is a peer-reviewed academic journal of quantitative economic history. It follows the quantitative or formal approaches that have been called cliometrics or the new economic history, applied to any place and time. These formal approaches apply mathematical economic theory, model building, and statistical estimation. It is published by Elsevier and the editors-in-chief are W.J. Collins (Vanderbilt University) and H.J. Voth (University of Zurich).

Explorations in Economic History
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DisciplineEconomic history
Edited byW.J. Collins, H.J. Voth
Publication details
Former name(s)
Explorations in Entrepreneurial History
History1949-1958, 1963-present
1.148 (2018)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Explor. Econ. Hist.
OCLC no.1568657
Explorations in Entrepreneurial History


The journal was established in 1949 as Explorations in Entrepreneurial History, which was published until 1958. A second series was published starting in 1963, with volume numbering restarting at 1, and the journal obtained its current name in 1969.[1]

Abstracting and indexingEdit

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 0.686.[2]


  1. ^ "Explorations in entrepreneurial history". Library of Congress Catalog. Library of Congress. Retrieved 2014-01-26.
  2. ^ "Explorations in Economic History". 2012 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013.

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