Business History Review

Business History Review is a quarterly published by Cambridge University Press and headquartered, since its origin in 1926, at Harvard Business School. As stated at its founding, it aims to encourage and aid the study of the evolution of business in all periods and in all countries.

Harvard Studies in Business History

Harvard Studies in Business History is a series of scholarly books published by Harvard University Press. The series dates back to 1931, and includes books by Mira Wilkins, Alfred D. Chandler Jr., Vincent Carosso, and other distinguished pioneers of business history. The series editors are Walter Friedman and Geoffrey Jones.


Creating Emerging Markets

Creating Emerging Markets is a multi-year project which explores the evolution of business leadership in Africa, Asia, and Latin America throughout recent decades. It features interviews with leaders or former leaders of firms and NGOs who have had a major impact on their societies and enterprises across three continents.

Historical Data Visualization

The Historical Data Visualization (HDV) project charts the global growth and evolution of business over time and includes historical mapping of major economic and political indicators. It includes maps of the global expansion of firms based in emerging markets.

The Way to Wealth Project

The “Way to Wealth” project, directed by Sophus A. Reinert, is based on a bibliography of Benjamin Franklin's Way to Wealth compiled by Kenneth E. Carpenter. It seeks to provide students and scholars with an array of unique research tools and contextual essays for understanding the influence and impact of Franklin's seminal essay on work ethic and frugality. The site features a searchable, and growing database of over 1,000 editions of The Way to Wealth, and a series of interactive essays providing researchers with new insights into the work and its author.