Answered By: Valerie Weis
Last Updated: Jun 10, 2019     Views: 12790

Harvard Library provides direct access to the Economist site through this link. This subscription includes back issues from 1999-present.

Please note - Some users have reported trouble accessing The Economist via the Library link. This is due to a technical issue we are working on resolving. If you are having trouble, please try accessing it via the VPN at If you have not used the VPN at HKS, you can find more information about it on IT’s help page here.

Make sure you do not register for an account even if you are prompted by the site. Creating and logging into an account will trigger a three article limit.

A historic archive of articles from 1843-2012 is available via the Gale Cenage Economist Historical Archive.